• Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Charlottetown
  • $30.00 - $37.54 per hour CAD

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Health PEI values the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that a diverse, equitable and inclusive work-place culture can bring. Not only does this help us deliver better outcomes, more innovation, but it also creates a safer space for our patients when our employees are more reflective of the communities we serve. It is important for us to create an environment where our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work and challenging the status quo to make Health PEI a better more inclusive employer and healthcare system. We recognize we have more work to do but finding intentional ways to grow our understanding and support of those who have faced barriers due to accessibility, ethnicity, ancestry, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, language or other grounds is a key priority for us. We encourage underrepresented groups to join our team, be yourself, and help us achieve our vision for an inclusive workplace and healthcare system.

This position supports the operation and delivery of various provincial eHealth initiatives including but not limited to virtual care, patient portals, remote patient monitoring, digital health literacy, clinician and public technical support and electronic health record (EHR) integration.

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Working in tandem with the eHealth Program Lead, contribute to project plans, project effort estimations and timelines
  • Liaise with and take direction from eHealth leadership on project priorities and roadmaps
  • Create and maintain project deliverables such as requirements documents, training materials and test plans
  • Encourage the use of best practices as they apply to digital healthcare projects
  • Coordinate with vendors, program staff and ITSS personnel to implement software and hardware for eHealth projects
  • Ensure eHealth projects incorporate a provincial perspective and that requirements are gathered from a wide range of stakeholders
  • Coordinate and/or participate in internal project meetings to ensure issues are documented and solutions are explored and executed
  • Assist with data collection, reporting and project evaluation as required
  • Facilitate on-boarding of staff as needed
  • Use change management techniques to ensure technologies are fully understood, communicated and incorporated into program workflows
  • Assist with Threat Risk Assessments (TRAs) and Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs) as needed for ever-evolving eHealth platforms
  • Develop plans with timelines for upgrades as required
  • Under the direction of eHealth managers and directors, research evolving eHealth technologies and assist in the provision of information to secure funding for new platforms/equipment as needed
  • Provide operational expertise in the development, monitoring and continuous improvement of HPEI eHealth services
  • Assist with tasks relating to policy development and maintenance pertaining to eHealth systems
  • Maintain an understanding of HPEI’s organizational structure and associated departments
  • Assist with the execution and maintenance of HPEI’s eHealth auditing program
  • Coordinate the development of appropriate use guidelines for various eHealth technologies
  • Chair or sit on various committees representing eHealth initiatives
  • Contribute to vendor contract management as required
  • Acts as a provincial resource for eHealth services at HPEI
  • Act as a liaison for eHealth initiatives between the various HPEI departments and ITSS IT Consultants
  • Update the Staff Resource Centre and public website information on a regular basis
  • Other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree in Business, Information Technology Systems or a related field
  • Masters would be considered an asset.
  • Experience working with virtual care, digital healthcare mediums or eHealth projects
  • Broad knowledge of IT and its application to address business needs;
  • Knowledge of best practices (and trends) of electronic health records, digital healthcare and delivery of these services to the public;
  • Knowledge of project management; design and development; monitoring and reporting;
  • Knowledge of government system and health system
  • Strong program management skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Strong interpersonal, facilitation and collaboration skills;
  • Must have good learning skills, be capable of independent work, have initiative and good self-regulation

Important Notes:

Please Note:   Please ensure the application clearly demonstrates how you meet the noted qualifications as applicants will be screened based on the information provided.  We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.         

Notice to all External Applicants – Health Care Workers are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination as per Health PEI’s Covid-19 Immunization and Management Policy. In the event that a new hire is unable to be vaccinated as a result of a medical exemption they will be required to submit supporting documentation to Employee Health / Wellness and Safety.

Salary Range:                     $30.00 – $37.54 per hour (Program Officer, Level 16)

Bi-Weekly Hours:               75.0 hours Bi-weekly / Monday-Friday / Days with Some Evenings, Weekends and

                                              Standby as Required.

Posting ID:                          161505-0224HPPI

Closing Date:                      Thursday March 28, 2024 at 4:00pm

When possible, submitting an electronic resume or job application is preferred. Otherwise, please return forms to PEI Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 2000, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 7N8.  Applications may be sent by fax to (902) 368-4383.  IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT TO CONFIRM RECEIPT OF THE APPLICATION, BY TELEPHONE OR IN PERSON PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE.  Please ensure that the appropriate Posting ID number is stated on all application forms. You can apply online or obtain an application form by visiting our web site at www.jobspei.ca.  Forms may also be obtained by contacting any PEI Government office, ACCESS PEI Centre, Regional Services Centre, or by telephone (902) 888.8013

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