Job number: J0624-0012
Job title: Senior Coordinator, Clinical Administrative Databases (CAD)
Job Type: Contract
Location: Ottawa, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Number of positions: 1
Contract Duration: 12 months
Date posted:J une 4, 2024
Closing date: June 17, 2024
Range minimum: $77,390.00/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?

Reporting to the Manager, the Senior Coordinator, Clinical Administrative Databases Operations, is responsible for the coordination and delivery of assigned operational activities related to the Discharge Abstract Database (DAD), the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS), and the Hospital Morbidity Database (HMDB) databases. With a focus on CIHI’s acute and ambulatory care information, the Senior Coordinator is responsible for the execution of project activities, synthesis and write-up of environmental scanning activities, maintenance of SharePoint site and preparation of status reports. Additionally, they provide stakeholder communications and support, and contributes to the analysis and improvement of documentation of key business process flows.

What you’ll do

  1. Develops and monitors project plans and participates in the completion of deliverables in relation to CAD Operations activities across three portfolios. Provides progress and status updates to the CAD Operations leadership team and identifies potential risks, resource challenges, and required adjustments.
  2. Coordinates logistics and activities for assigned projects including scheduling, drafting and developing relevant documentation, facilitating meetings, and obtaining approvals.
  3. Gathers, reviews, and assesses information on various aspects of assigned projects. Solicits timely input and feedback from internal and external stakeholders and develops communication materials as appropriate.
  4. Coordinates and conducts quality assurance activities for documentation, information, and products from assigned projects. Ensures CAD and CIHI policies, procedures and processes are followed.
  5. Participates in meetings to identify and resolve system issues; assesses potential gaps and provides improvement recommendations for key CAD business processes. Ensures comprehensive process documentation.
  6. Participates in client-facing activities, including development of a minimum data set, and gathering input on system modifications; monitors and expedites stakeholder use of CAD products and information.
  7. Participates in client-facing activities related to DAD/ NACRS/ HMDB data supply; monitors and expedites stakeholder use of CAD products and information.
  8. Develops and maintains content knowledge as it relates to assigned projects and departmental processes.
  9. Develops and maintains strong relationships and works in collaboration with a variety of CIHI stakeholders internal and external to the AACIS Branch as well as external stakeholders on committees, working groups and content experts.

What you’ll bring to the table

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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.

Please note the CIHI Recruiting Team uses email to communicate with applicants. Please make sure your profile has an updated email address that is checked regularly, including the junk/spam mail folder, as we send time sensitive emails (i.e. testing and interview bookings).

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