Leader, Systems Engineer

Island Health (formerly Vancouver Island Health Authority)

November 18, 2014

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Company Overview: 

Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority) is one of BC’s seven health authorities. With 19,000 employees and 1,900 physician partners, Island Health provides a comprehensive range of health services to the 765,000 residents of Vancouver Island and adjacent coastal communities. As a Top BC Employer and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employer, we offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long-term disability and extensive extended health plan as well as competitive wages. 

Job Summary: 

We are looking for an experienced Systems Engineer to join our I-Health project until 2016.  

The Leader, Systems Engineer work closely with the solution business analysts, designers and developers to ensure that business requirements are fully supported by the system and align with the overall seamless nature of the regions business undertakings across disparate vendor or custom solutions. As a key member of the Systems Development team, you will work within the Island Health enterprise architecture and software development methodologies to define a system configuration that supports solution requirements intended to support the organizations strategic goals.

With your strong leadership skills, you will direct team members through the delivery and development artifacts intended to guide the successful delivery of the regions business and clinical solutions. You have proven your ability to work in a dynamic environment with a variety of disciplines and can handle multiple concurrent streams of work. You have excellent personal organizational and time management skills as well as highly developed listening and recording skills.

Desired Skills

Along with your degree in computer science, engineering or health information science, Masters preferred, you have 6 years experience as a software developer including a minimum of 3 years' experience with the Cerner Millennium system. Additional requirement include training/certifications in business processing engineering including BPM and Lean, architecture methodologies, ITIL, software development, CMMI, project management (PMI, Prince), health informatics (CPHIMS-CA) is desirable.

Your background demonstrates your strength and expertise in the following areas:

  • Knowledge of common healthcare related standards including SBAR, SNOMED, HL7 is desired.
  • Create and read UML diagrams, use cases.
  • Convert requirements into system specifications that are further decomposed to discrete work packages to be developed as part of the system solution.
  • Preferably, expert knowledge of the Cerner Millennium system including architecture, functionality, modules, and associated development tools.
How To Apply: 

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Contact Sergio Duran, Manager, Enterprise Systems Development at sergio.duran@viha.ca