Clinical Informatics Specialist

Company

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Location

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.

Duties

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.

Requirements

Education
* 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
* 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
Skills:
* 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

Type of Job

Full time

Salary

Salary Range: $39.023 to 45.910

Comments

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1 - Full Time - Clinical Info Specialist - Lab
Health Information Services

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.
Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct. Regular attendance at work is
imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this
position.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment supporting diversity in our work
environment to provide quality care where all feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a
workforce reflective of the communities in which we live and serve and encourage Indigenous people, visible
minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply and self-identify. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability
are available throughout the selection process. Additionally we are identified as an English/French speaking health
sciences centre and encourage bilingual candidates to apply.
If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified
individuals.

Interested applicants are able to submit a resume to humanresources@tbh.net.

Contact

Email

humanresources@tbh.net

Display Date

2021-05-11

Expiry Date

Until Filled