The Indigenous Primary Health Care Council (IPHCC) is an Indigenous-governed, culture-based, and Indigenous-informed organization. Its key mandate is to support the advancement and evolution of Indigenous primary health care services provision and planning throughout Ontario. Membership includes Aboriginal Health Access Centres (AHAC), Aboriginal governed Community Health Centres (ACHC), other Indigenous governed providers, and partnering Indigenous health researchers and scholars otherwise considered as Indigenous Primary Health Care Organizations (IPHCO).
The Senior Data and Business Analyst’s (SDBA) role is to plan, design, develop, and launch efficient business, financial, and operations systems to support core organizational functions and business processes. This includes gathering and analyzing data in support of IPHCC and IPHCOs, proposed projects, and systems requirements. The SDBA is also responsible for generating and compiling reports based on the findings informed by our sector; the SDBA will offer insights and support for the development of the IPHCO’s Indicator framework with focused support surrounding Indigenous Led Ontario health teams (OHT). This individual will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help maximize the benefit of the Indigenous sector. The SDBA will support IPHCC leadership in decision-making and reporting, including, but not limited to, strategic operations, allocating, optimizing, or advocating for resources for the sector.
- Evidence-Based Planning and Decision Making through Meaningful Use of Data
- Encourages (along with the Provincial Data Management Coordinator) the meaningful use of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR), Business Intelligence Reporting Tool (BIRT), CI Resource, and standardized data collection practices.
- Uses data to tell the IPHCO sector’s stories and to enhance visibility among key stakeholders and decision-makers identified by the IPHCOs.
- Defining IPHCOs’ Model Identity; Meeting Accountability and Measurement Responsibilities to Funders and Communities
- Facilitates IPHCO Model development.
- Works closely with Alliance’s Provincial DMC to support the IPHCO with reporting to various ministries and funders.
- Acts as an active ambassador of the IPHCO (Sector) using an IPHCO Model lens with stakeholders.
- Liaises with various organizations and provincial stakeholders on reporting indicators and other data-related initiatives.
- Sector Research
- Support scientifically sound, OCAP informed and participatory research within the sector.
- Assist with ethics submissions, reviewing research implementation processes, and data sharing agreements.
Technical Skills Requirements
- Masters level education preferred or undergraduate degree or college diploma in health studies, health administration and planning, health informatics, information management, epidemiology or business, or equivalent;
- Understanding of community-based, inter-professional team-based approach to health care delivery.
- Minimum 3 years of experience in a health or social services environment, specifically working in quality improvement, planning and/or performance or data management.
- Experience working with Aboriginal communities would be a strong asset.
- Proficient computer skills for word processing, reports and presentation preparations. MS Office suite and project tracking software preferred.
- Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Experience
- Proven experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of software and hardware solutions, systems, or products.
- Proven experience in the operation and analysis of databases, software, and standards, as well as data retrieval methodologies and mainframe applications.
- Demonstrated project management skills.
- Demonstrated Knowledge of IBM COGNOS
- Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications, and experience and is set within the IPHCC’s established salary grid and policy guidelines.
IPHCC can not accept applications from outside of Ontario.
IPHCC is an equal opportunity employer. Indigenous applicants that self-identify in their cover letter as First Nations, Inuit or Métis will be prioritized for this role.