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Health Informatics Specialist - BC Transplant

Health Informatics Specialist

BC Transplant, Vancouver,BC

Two Regular, Full-Time Opportunities available!

What you’ll do

  • Utilize clinical knowledge, informatics knowledge, critical thinking and best practice to promote quality management through the application of informatics.
  • Extract clinical information including transplant procedures, complications, infections, biopsies, co-morbidities, and laboratory results.
  • Collect patient information from various paper based and electronic systems at the three transplant referral hospitals (VGH, BCCH and SPH) and the seven regional transplant clinics.
  • Maintain accurate data entry and integrity of patient information in BC transplant registry by verifying and auditing the completeness of patient data entered.
  • Communicate and collaborate with a variety of front line physicians, nurses, program managers, coordinators and health information staff.
  • Participate in casual coverage and implementation support as required for project implementation, production systems, and end-user support.

What you bring

  • A level of education training and experience equivalent to graduation from an approved school of nursing or Health Informatics
  • Three (3) years experience and a working knowledge of health care data sources and relevant privacy legislation.

You will have the ability to

  • Be self-directed, will possess exceptional analytic capability, and attention to detail, including the ability to manage multiple demands and pressures while producing high quality work.
  • Problem solve and be self-motivated.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and written reports.
  • Utilize knowledge of quality improvement methodology to improvemanagement and clinical information systems.


What’s in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.


Regular, Full-Time
260-1770 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Monday to Friday; 0700-1500
Requisition Numbers: 107059

What we do

BC Transplant provides oversight for all aspects of organ donation and transplantation across BC.

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.


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