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Registered Nurse (RN), Clinical Informatics Specialist - BC Cancer - Prince George

Full Time
17 days ago
Registered Nurse (RN), Clinical Informatics Specialist

BC Cancer
Prince George, BC

The Clinical & Systems Transformation is one of the major projects that our Clinical Informatics team at PHSA is supporting.

The Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) is a joint undertaking between VCH, PHSA and PHC. The Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) is designed to improve the safety, quality and consistency of patient care. CST is transforming care by establishing common clinical and process standards, including workflows, order sets, clinical guidelines and a common electronic health record for the participating health organizations which includes replacement of multiple aging existing systems." For more information please visit

Supporting such projects like CST, the Clinical Informatics Specialist positions work closely within the assigned program/service area to ensure all aspects of the workflow and the system design requirements are understood, utilized as an input for design and that transformative opportunities are realized by program/service areas; ultimately, Program adoption and engagement is fostered and heightened via realization of strategic design.

Working as a Clinical Informatics Specialist, you will build strong relationships across the program area you are working with and validate that the workflows and design requirements make operational sense to your internal clients. Your experience working in a relevant clinical area, combined with your informatics background will bolster your opportunity for success."

What you'll do
  • Perform role and specialty specific clinical workflow assessments and translates requirements to digital health/information technology leads. Liaise with multiple clinical groups, project teams, and members of the organization and peer health authorities to assess technology gaps and clinical needs for providers and clinical users of the electronic health record system. Provide subject matter expertise in system design and evaluation of clinical content, troubleshooting and end-user support.
  • Liaise with the Digital Health department, organizational programs/departments and partner affiliates as the role and informatics specialty specific expert and resource on system wide practice and workflow change initiatives, practice innovation and redesign, documentation/nomenclature standards and the electronic health record.
  • Champion a collaborative team-based framework that incorporates resources from other departments, programs, and vendor partners as it relates to clinical systems implementations. Lead and participates in steering committees and taskforces for PHSA clinical informatics and information technology initiatives.
  • Lead in the development of organizational and/or departmental clinical change management policies and procedures as they relate to the electronic health record and clinical practice process redesign as it pertains to the automation of professional practice. Lead the identification and assists in the development of new and changing role and specialty specific functions and processes in the department/organization as they relate to the use of clinical information systems.
  • Lead the system design life cycle in the areas of design, content development, validation, implementation, stabilization and evaluation of electronic health information systems and their associated data dictionaries, databases, tables, reports and related standards, protocols and procedures to support clinical uptake of electronic health and information records. Participate in custom report development and data analysis for decision-making.
  • Provides leadership and/or coaching to nurses and other clinical staff based on knowledge and informatics experience on incorporating clinical informatics advances and electronic health records developments into practice.
  • Engages in the planning, coordination, scheduling, implementation and evaluation of upcoming releases including impact analysis, development of release notes and liaising with other subject matter experts to support development and delivery of education for end users to enhance adoption, including use of clinical decision support tools within the clinical workflows to support timely decision making.
  • Plans and leads adoption training sessions such as, workflow review sessions and one-on-one support sessions related to appropriate, safe and efficient use of clinical information systems/applications including applicable policies and related legislation regarding access to electronic health records.
  • Identifies innovative approaches and standards for information capture, storage and retrieval that ensure the management of and secure access to personal electronic health information in collaboration with security management and application analysts. Participates in data remediation/data integrity activities and audit processes to ensure quality data collection and system efficiency.
  • Documents and communicates clinical informatics standards to information technology leadership, staff, providers, project directors, project managers and the appropriate user community representatives such as staff from other portfolios within PHSA, colleagues from peer health authorities and vendors. Maintains familiarity with health care industry developments in clinical informatics, participates in advising on implementation of related standards, tools, and processes within PHSA.

What you bring
  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM), formally known as British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
  • Three (3) years' experience in a Clinical Informatics environment, including experience facilitating or participating in Clinical and Systems Transformation (CST) implementation, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • May require the use of a vehicle for which mileage is reimbursed in accordance with the current Collective Agreement.
  • May be required to travel, work different shift hours and weekends/STATs in accordance with the current Collective Agreement

You have:
  • Maintain clinical competency, practice standards of care, and knowledge and supports the integration of evidence-based practice in the delivery of quality care/services.
  • Demonstrated experience in policy and procedure development and/or clinical documentation standards, business process analysis and reengineering techniques.
  • Demonstrated knowledge regarding new trends in clinical practice and information systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management practices, methodologies and principles.
  • Awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission's 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and other related reports.
  • 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).
  • Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).

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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.
  • Comprehensive BC Cancer nursing orientation program.
  • Help us maintain the highest patient survival rate in Canada.
  • Use state-of-the-art technology and the latest, evidence-based treatments.
  • Be a respected member of Canada's collaborative leading oncology clinical teams
  • Find work-life balance with Monday-Friday, daytime shifts (with occasional Saturdays)
  • 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.
  • 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
Wage: $47.77 to $65.12 per hour.
Location: 1215 Lethbridge Street, Prince George, BC V2M 7E9

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
Hours of work:
Monday to Friday; 0800-1600
Requisition Number: 159897E & 160253E

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

BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.

BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

( 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.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

PHSA and BC Cancer are committed to employment equity, 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, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments' unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey-one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.

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