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Manager, Testing, Enterprise Clinical Information Solutions, RDS


Manager, Testing, Enterprise Clinical Information Solutions, RDS

CST Enterprise Clinical Information Systems

Vancouver, BC

Ready to make a meaningful difference to the quality of healthcare in B.C.? Join us as an IT leader in the Regional Digital Solutions (RDS) portfolio, where you’ll oversee a team of analysts who design and coordinate the testing processes for the Oracle Health / Cerner Millennium EHR. For this complex and integrated system, you'll design testing strategy and plans, manage testing for large releases, and lead a team of experts. As testing and quality assurance are critical for any EHR implementation and operations, you'll play a key role in this transformational team!

Reporting to the Director, Clinical Solutions and Transformation the Manager, Testing, Enterprise Clinical Information Solutions, RDS has direct responsibility for the provision of high quality and timely services to the organization including the supervision of department staff and the development of departmental policies, procedures and processes. The Manager is also responsible for managing, monitoring and delivering the transformation, integration and innovation of Enterprise Clinical Information Solutions. In collaboration with the Manager Clinical Application Support, manage the consolidation of multiple Enterprise Clinical Information Solutions, across VCH / PHC and PHSA to support improved information sharing and cost effectiveness across the integrated health enterprise. In collaboration with the Manager Clinical Application Support, deliver positive client experience and support adoption of clinical solutions across the integrated health enterprise.

What you’ll do 

  • Leads the overall test effort including strategy, planning and resource management, event logistics, follow-up on issue resolution, entry and exit criteria compliance.
  • Develops and continuously improves existing and new processes and methods.
  • Actively contribute to estimation and planning, risk assessment, contingency planning, tracking and management of progress, issues, risk, and resources.
  • Develops effective partnerships with clinical and technical stakeholders.
  • Lead and mentor team members regarding testing best practices and processes.
  • Prepare and submit detailed test reports to describe testing outcomes.
  • Identify opportunities for automation and provide recommendations.
  • Provides leadership and oversight of the day-to-day operations, including actively managing to optimize resource utilization and service quality
  • During transition to the integrated IMIT / IMIS organization, support, maintain, sustain and enhance enterprise clinical information solutions for VCH / PHC.
  • Supervises designated staff, establishing clear definitions of responsibility for each employee, reviewing workload assignments, and adjusting schedules according to workload to ensure levels meet operational requirements. Ensures all job descriptions within area of responsibility clarify and delineate position expectations for the area.
  • Evaluates individual and team performance in collaboration with appropriate internal stakeholders and peer staff. Fosters a positive working environment including seeking opportunities to reward and recognize team and individual contributions, listening to the team’s concerns and enabling decision-making at the front line. Investigates work and staff issues and where necessary initiates disciplinary action up to and including termination. Participates in management of labour relations matters and approves essential services levels as necessary.
  • Develops the annual operating budget for designated services. Ensures adherence to the budget by performing duties such as monitoring expenditures and recommending remedial action and takes corrective action to ensure performance to plan.

What you bring


  • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a degree in Health Information Sciences or Computer Science or a relevant healthcare discipline, plus seven (7) years recent related clinical information systems experience in a large, complex information systems application environment, including a minimum of five (5) years in a progressively responsible management role. Previous project management experience is required.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Knowledge of main-stream clinical & ancillary systems, and current techniques and application capabilities of a large-scale multi-site distributed computing environment. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage in a large and diverse environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Excellent communication skills including the ability to facilitate and persuade others. Ability to explain complicated technical issues in non-technical terms and in a non-technical manner.
  • Customer focused with ability to facilitate and encourage cooperation between diverse operational groups and skill sets. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective relationships.
  • Proven ability to plan and execute complex projects with stringent timelines. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to establish courses of action for self and others that are results-oriented.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of legislative obligations and provincial commitments found in the foundational documents - including Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls Calls for Justice (2019), the Declaration Act Action Plan and Remembering Keegan: A First Nations Case Study - and how they intersect across the health care system.
  • Supports team members on their ongoing learning journey, ensuring education strategy for team/department to eradicate Indigenous-specific racism and discrimination and embed Indigenous Cultural Safety at a practical level.
  • Ensure integration of the legislative obligations and provincial commitments into policies, procedures and programs prior to engaging IH teams/departments.
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities of settler colonialism on Indigenous Peoples and familiarity with addressing Indigenous-specific anti-racism, anti-racism and Indigenous Cultural Safety and foundational documents and legislative commitments (The Declaration Act, the Declaration Action Plan, TRC, IPS, Remembering Keegan, etc.).

What we bring

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, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Salary Range: $106,026 - $152,413/year. The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate’s relevant education and experience, and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. Salary will be prorated accordingly for part time roles.
Location: 1885 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6J 1Y5
Closing date: Applications accepted until position is filled
Hours of Work: Monday-Friday 08:00-16:00
Requisition #: 165911E

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

What we do

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages 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.

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PHSA is committed to equity in our hiring and employment practices. With learning and compassion, we are addressing existing inequities and barriers throughout our systems. PHSA is seeking to create a diverse workforce and to establish an inclusive and culturally safe environment. We invite applications and enquiries from all people, particularly those belonging to the historically, systemically, and/or persistently marginalized groups identified under the B.C. Human Rights Code.

One of PHSA’s North Star priorities is to eradicate Indigenous-specific racism, which includes dismantling barriers to health care employment at every level. We welcome Indigenous individuals to apply and/or contact the Sanya'kula Team (Indigenous Recruitment & Employee Experience) for support at

Indigenous-specific anti-racism initiatives are rooted in addressing the unique forms of discrimination, historical and ongoing injustices, and marginalization faced by Indigenous peoples. These initiatives align with an Indigenous rights-based approach, recognizing the inherent rights and self-determination of Indigenous communities. PHSA must uphold legislative obligations and provincial commitments found in the foundational documents such as including Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls Calls for Justice (2019), the Declaration Act Action Plan and Remembering Keegan: A First Nations Case Study.


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