Job Title: Senior Business and Information Analyst
Organization: Government of NWT, Health and Social Services
Location: Yellowknife, NWT
Job Type: Full-time, Regular
Salary: $95,784 – $114,426
Closing Date: May 9, 2023

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Department Information
The Department of Health and Social Services works under the direction of the Minister and Deputy Minister, in partnership with the Health and Social Services Authorities, to support the health and wellbeing of people across the NWT through planning, development, evaluation and reporting on program and service delivery.

HSS is committed to the development and provision of quality services in such a way as to make the best use of public resources, ensure the sustainability of the system, focus on client safety and best practices and promote positive health and social outcomes. HSS strives to continually improve the health and social service system to ensure best health, best care, and a better future for the people of the NWT.

Job Information
The Senior Business Information Analyst is located in Yellowknife and reports to the Manager, Information Management. The incumbent completes business analysis, and documents complex Health and Social Services (HSS) Management Information needs; develops data standards, implementation and training plans and monitors for adoption and compliance. The incumbent is responsible for providing comprehensive business analysis, research, planning, and process reengineering that will ensure data collected throughout the spectrum of HSS will meet users’ needs.

The incumbent must have a full understanding of the impact of their work as it relates to the work of others. As an information management professional, the incumbent will work collaboratively with informatics and care delivery professionals as well as Management to ensure that required data is captured within all appropriate systems. This includes ensuring data requirements pertaining to all service delivery transactions across HSS, captured in dissimilar systems and manual processes, are met in all clinics, hospitals, and care sites and communities, and must be capable of being summarized system-wide as well as National reported and compared.

Typically, the above qualification would be attained by:
Successful completion of a relevant post-secondary degree (Information Management, Management Information Systems) and a minimum of 4 years of progressive responsible experience in the information management field.

As this is a continually changing filed the incumbent is expected to stay abreast of information management advancements. This may be done through professional development and regular reading. Membership with the Canadian Health Information Management Association is desirable.


GNWT Inquiries
Inquiries Only:
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

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