Supervisor, Health Information System - Closing date extended

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Closing date: Jan 31, 2018

Location: Inuvik

Department: Northwest Territories HSSA

Job Code: 14954

Salary: $79,658 - $95,102

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Job Information

This position reports to the Clinic Manager and is responsible for managing the document management, data quality, decision support and privacy/security of information collected, used and stored. The incumbent is responsible for the interpretation and application of legislation, regulations and document management practices. The incumbent provides technical information and privacy guidance and consultation to the seven community health centers within the Authority, Public Health, Home Care and Social Services.

This position manages and ensures compliance with the collection, documentation and data reporting meeting deadlines established by CIHI, the GNWT DHSS and the Beaufort Delta Region Senior Management team. The impact and outcome of the activities of this position protect the organization against legal action as well as protect the patient with respect to continuity of care and privacy. A high level of experience and integrity is necessary to lead and guide the organization in the establishment of private and secure document management practices.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
A combination of knowledge, skills and abilities is most commonly acquired through a university degree in Information Management, Health Informatics or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Five (5) years progressively responsible health information experience including a minimum of three (3) years supervisory experience in a hospital/health care information environment is required.

Certification with the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) and member in good standing.

Eligible to join the Canadian Health Informatics Association (COACH).

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Immunization Status

The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $40.85 per hour (approximately $79,657. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.


Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID #14954   

Closing Date:January 31, 2018- 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
66 Franklin Manor
Box 1869
Ph. (867) 678-6600
Fax (867) 678-6620