Job number: J0624-1398
Job title: Analyst, Health System Performance
Job Type: Contract
Location: Toronto, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Number of positions: 1
Contract Duration: March 31, 2026
Date posted: July 3, 2024
Closing date: July 16, 2024
Range minimum: $63,730.00/year

Who we are

We are an organization comprised of industry thought leaders who are passionate about health data and want to make a difference in the health care field. We are an independent, not-for-profit organization and together with our partners we provide essential information on Canada’s health systems, enabling decisions that lead to healthier Canadians. As a valued member of the CIHI team, you and your work will have a pivotal role in the evolution of Canada’s health care systems.

CIHI is recognized as an exceptional place to work that embraces diversity, respect, integrity, collaboration and innovation. Learn about our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and the work being done to create a more inclusive and welcoming organization by focusing on how we learn, govern and practise.

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Why is this role important?

The analyst works as part of our analytic team to compile, verify, and analyze data for indicators, and disseminate results to diverse audiences. The analyst also helps define what the indicators will measure, contributes to analytical plans and literature reviews, supports migration of existing SAS programming code into the Python language, and helps with client requests.

Note: This posting may be used to fill similar positions in the Health System Performance Branch.

What you’ll do

  1. Conducts environmental scans and literature reviews to support the development of reports, statistics, and indicators.
  2. Conducts analyses required for new indicator development, investigation, and/or verification of the indicator results.
  3. Participates in the methodological discussions related to indicator development.
  4. Assists with dissemination of health indicator data, including, but not limited to, preparation of the data for reporting.
  5. Maintains technical documentation. Prepares other relevant documentation and summaries as required.
  6. Assists with the identification of user requirements for statistical data and deals appropriately with internal and external stakeholders when responding to requests for information.
  7. Supports other projects, special studies, ad-hoc reports, or presentations, as required.
  8. Develops and maintains knowledge of CIHI’s data holdings, related data held by other organizations, and tools used by CIHI to access these data holdings.
  9. Maintains current knowledge about analytical techniques, health services and population health research, and stakeholder information needs.
  10. Ensures adherence to, and ability to demonstrate compliance with, CIHI’s privacy and security policies and procedures when using CIHI data and information.

What you’ll bring to the table

  • Undergraduate degree in health information, health science, statistics, or similar field.
  • 1 to 3 years of professionally related experience.
  • Experience in the manipulation and analysis of statistical data from administrative health databases.
  • Proficient knowledge of programming languages required; experience with Python or R would be an asset.
  • Experience in the preparation of statistical and descriptive reports for different audiences.
  • Knowledge of the Canadian health care system.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility and initiative in adapting quickly in a fast-paced environment.
  • Fluency in English required, bilingualism in both official languages is an asset.

To find out more about this role and other exciting opportunities visit our website at and check out our ‘Careers’ section.

We thank all those who apply, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

At CIHI we are committed to fostering an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible environment. Part of this commitment includes arranging accommodations to ensure an equitable opportunity to participate in the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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