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Career Opportunity

Posting Number: 158-14
Date of Posting: 2014-07-30
Closing Date: 2014-08-05
Allied Health Professionals

Application Analyst - PowerChart & 724 (FT) Hospital Information Systems

Owen Sound

Reporting to the Manager Computer Applications, the Application Analyst is responsible for providing product expertise needed for successful management of the applications within their portfolio. Key responsibilities include system analysis, systems maintenance, and ongoing production support of computer applications throughout GBIN.  The Application Analyst works in close collaboration with fellow Hospital Information Services staff members and users in addition to associated Health Centre clinical staff in order to ensure that electronic system(s) meet user needs. The Application Analyst will remain current with the application functionality, and is responsible for communicating that to the ‘supported department’, prioritizing and implementing the desired modules/functionality.  All roles are essential in providing a safe and healthy environment for patients, staff, physicians, volunteers and others by ensuring that health and safety policies are followed.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • 2 or 3 Year degree or diploma in a related discipline, or member of a Regulated Health Profession
  • Relevant experience in the field or a related field being support
  • Current or recent experience as a member of an end-user department
  • Cerner Millennium Specialist Certificate(s) – relevant to the application(s) being supported
  • Certified in Cerner Architectural Troubleshooting and Issue Management course
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in application support - Cerner or equivalent application
  • Successful completion of PowerChart, Orders, Registration, Scheduling, Clinical Documentation training
  • Solid understanding of policies and processes in the user department(s) for which the application(s) is being supported
  • Demonstrated understanding of the complexity and integration between Cerner application modules
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Word and Excel (to be tested)
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology (to be tested)
  • Proven self-starter with sound judgment and decision making ability with evidence of innovative, critical and logical thinking
  • Meticulous planning and successful completion and support of highly complex projects including design, written change control processes, test scripts and implementation of change
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple conflicting demands
  • Diplomacy, tact and ability to negotiate deliverables with user community and colleagues
  • Advocate for change to an electronic environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of health service integration
  • Demonstrated customer service and responsiveness required
  • Availability for overtime and flexibility in hours of work – some weekend work required
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and use of vehicle to support travel
  • Ability to travel off-site and internationally
  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis
  • Recent satisfactory attendance and performance records
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume to the address or fax number below or complete the On-line Application form. Applications must be received in Human Resources no later than 4 p.m. on the closing date. Grey Bruce Health Services is an equal opportunity employer.

You can submit your resume to one of the following:

Phone: 519-376-2121 extension 2014
Fax: 519-372-3949
Mail: Attn: Human Resources Department
PO Box 1800
1800 8th Street East
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9


Contact HR

Mailing address:
1800 8th Street East
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 6M9

(519) 376-2121

(519) 372-3949


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