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Senior Business Analyst, Clinical Business Intelligence, PPHIS

Labor AgreementExcluded
Posting #140520-2394175
DepartmenteHealth Program
Work Site1770 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver
Salary Range$80,935.00 - $116,344.00 / Year
Position StatusFull-time
Hours of Work0830-1630
Work DaysMon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Days OffSat, Sun, Stat
Position Start Date17-Feb-2023
Applications Accepted Until 10AM31-Dec-2023
Job Summary

Salary Range: $80,935 - $116,344 / 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.


Job Summary:

In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of PHSA, safety, including both patient and employee safety, is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA. As such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

The Senior Business Analyst is an integral part of the team responsible for providing leadership, technical and analytical support for the development and implementation of virtual health systems, and/or the monitoring and reporting on operational planning and performance of the Public Health clinical and operational systems, used by BC, Yukon and First Nations.  This role is responsible for providing leadership in business process reengineering concepts and methods, and leads the analysis and documentation of business requirements on Public Health Information Systems projects and virtual health projects, and/or ongoing enhancements to the national public health system. Additionally the role may provide application support for adjunct clinical applications and business intelligence tools.

The Senior Business Analyst will lead the scoping, planning, analysis, design, documentation and user acceptance testing of business requirements for data standardization, ad-hoc queries, reports, user interfaces, and/or the development of virtual health applications and other digital modalities. The position involves a deep understanding of BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) clinical and health authority workflows and programs, and will support operational and clinical program leaders in the development of reports related to Public Health business/operational planning, data interpretation, data integrity, and/or the development of virtual health solutions with a focus on user experience.


A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Master’s in Health Information Management, Business Administration, Information Technology or related discipline and five (5) years of experience in a similar role in information management or business analysis which includes at least two (2) years in information management, health services planning, IT Solution implementation initiatives, data analytics and use of reporting tools, or user experience design of solutions in digital environments.

Superior critical-thinking and analytical skills with the ability to integrate broad system thinking/perspective with data to develop quality reports, operational support plans and monitor on-going performances. Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills to gather business, operational and user requirements and recommend innovative solutions. Understanding of the Systems Development Life Cycle and project management methodology. Comprehension of information architecture, user-centered design, planning and conducting user testing, A/B testing, prototyping, wireframing, and usability concerns is an asset.

Demonstrated ability to develop and organize documentation at a variety of levels including business requirements, technical documents, and user documents. This role also requires exceptional written skills with a high degree of producing concise, structured and well written documents and reports, including the ability to express complex ideas in simple terminology appropriate for the audience.

Knowledge of and adherence to privacy and confidentiality policies and measures to protect data. Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, while working independently to organize workload, set priorities, and meet deadlines in a dynamic environment. Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.  Knowledge of query- and report-writing tools, front-end languages (e.g., HTML, CSS, Javascript), and other UI development and industry tools (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite) is preferred. Knowledge of R and R Studio is an asset.

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