Clinical Info Specialist (Lab)


Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets financial and otherwise. As one tool in the recruitment screening process, all offers of employment to external candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Criminal Records Check (CRC) to ensure the absence of relevant criminal convictions.The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient and Family Centred Care. Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and commitment to this care philosophy.


Thunder Bay


Reporting to the Director, Information Systems and Application Support, the Clinical Informatics Specialist (CIS) works as part of a multi disciplinary team in collaboration with management and end users throughout the Region to ensure the ongoing technical and clinical administration of the information systems and software in use in Hospitals in Northwestern Ontario.

The CIS is responsible for providing services related to information and education design, dissemination and delivery in order to support decision making throughout the organization and the Region. Positions in this role draw upon specialized knowledge of information and database management, networking, and infrastructure development, communication, education, and skills and knowledge established through the principles and standards of their respective fields, associations and societies. Working collaboratively with project managers, clinical staff, software vendors, management and front line staff, you will assist in the co ordination and administration of a Regional Hospital Information System.
Responsible for the efficient and effective implementation and use of information technology and systems by internal and external users. Responsible for analyzing processes recommending and facilitating changes in order to optimize the use of information systems.


* Post secondary education as a Lab Technologist.
* Must be an MLT and hold current registration in good standing with the College of Medical Laboratory
Technologists of Ontario

* Experience in a hospital/diagnostic environment
* A minimum of 3 years clinical experience with in depth knowledge of clinical service delivery in an hospital
environment, clinical standards of care, and best practice guidelines

* Ability to effectively promote the vision, values and mission of the organizations in the Region and the IS/IT
strategic plan
* Ability to mentor and instruct users incorporating different learning methods and styles
* Computer skills including the ability and willingness to learn additional programming
* Planning and project management skills
* Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
* Thorough, disciplined, organized, and strong attention to detail
* Demonstrated knowledge of time and project management skills
* Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects at one time including prioritizing daily activities
dependent on demand and critical timelines
* Maintain and promote confidentiality
* Self motivated, client oriented with a strong sense of accountability
* Excellent customer service skills including ability to manage conflict situations
* Strong oral and written communication skills
* Ability to maintain positive working relationships with leadership, coworkers, clients and other partners
* Creative, logical and flexible
* Strong coaching & teaching skills, with the ability to train individuals in a variety of scenarios (1 on 1, virtual, over the phone)
* Knowledge of policies, procedures, standards and best practice guidelines
* Must be proficient in use of MS Office software including Word, Excel and Project
* A high level of technical experience with clinical information systems
* Knowledge and capabilities in building and maintaining computer applications

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$42.483 to 49.981/hour



Crystal Bourret

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HR Analyst


980 Oliver Rd






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