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Decision Support Analyst

Whitby, ON L1N 5S9

Type: AF - Accounting & Finance Job Number: 15407

We are hiring for a Decision Analyst for a Healthcare client  for a contract of 6 months based in Whitby.

Job Description

This position will support the Program Lead and Senior Decision Support Analysts to contribute to indicator definition, data extraction, data analysis, and report development for the organization at Ontario Shores.  The incumbent will contribute to other related reporting and analytics work  as required.

The incumbent will support a workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable and regulatory requirements. 

  • Bachelor’ s degree in statistics, math, epidemiology, health information, engineering, business or other related field. Master’ s degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong quantitative research, and analytical skills, including knowledge syntheses and report preparation and writing;
  • Experience in creating, analyzing, developing and the related communications with customers regarding patient data and/or decision support tools is required;
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, construct, interpret, explain and present data crisply and cogently to senior executives and non-technical audiences;
  • Knowledge of statistical techniques, collection, analysis and processing of data;
  • Experience working in the healthcare sector is preferred. Experience working in mental health is an asset;
  • Demonstrated computer and statistical skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Access, SAS or SPSS);
  • Knowledge of sql language for data extraction from sql based data repository.
  • Proficiency with various databases used to capture information in various health sectors including: Hospital databases (e.g. IntelliHealth, CIHI NACRS, OMHRS); provincial/regional data repositories (e.g. Access to Care) and Hospital standards including ICD-10CA, RAI Mental Health, SCIPP, MIS Guidelines preferred;
  • Experience with Business Intelligence reporting tools;
  • 2+ years’ experience analyzing health care data is preferred.  Experience in working with electronic health record data and mental health data are strong assets;
  • Project management experience considered an asset;
  • Strong logical thinking skills and understand the importance of documentation and good practice;
  • Proven track record developing strong relationships with stakeholder;
  • Demonstrated ability to find the best approach or solution to highly diverse challenges and have the ability to adapt and manage changing priorities;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, particularly as they relate to the explanation of complex systems to a broader audience.

Salary Offered-$30/hr

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