Vacancy Detail
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Job Title:
Clinical Research Scientist

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Decision Supp & Planning
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Mount Pearl Square

(Subject to Classification Review)
Mount Pearl Square
Privacy, Planning and Performance
Permanent, Full-Time
Hours70 bi-weekly (8-hour days)
SalaryHL-25 ($78,314 - $101,809 per annum) (subject to classification review)
Competition Number2020001426
Posted Date24 March 2020
Closing Date31 March 2020

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Clinical Research Scientist will be responsible for assessing and providing consultation on health systems performance and performance measurement and evaluation. This position will be responsible for analyzing, interpreting, and assessing the validity and reliability of clinical, administrative, and population-based data. This position will also be involved in developing, monitoring, and supporting the strategic planning and master planning process in Eastern Health, including the development/identification of key performance indicators and performance scorecards. The Clinical Research Scientist will work closely and collaboratively with other program staff and the executive of Eastern Health to understand their needs and advocate for evidence-based practices. This position will also liaise with other organizations external to Eastern Health. The overall objective is to support the development and monitoring of Eastern Health's strategic plan and master plan, support the attainment of strategic planning goals and objectives, and provide analysis and interpretation of data used for planning and improving system performance and clinical efficiency/efficacy.

Job Qualifications

Ph.D. in applied health, epidemiology, or related social science field with an emphasis on health systems performance and data analysis and interpretation.

*If there are no applicants who meet the Ph.D. requirement, those with Master's Degrees in related fields will be considered.

Minimum five (5) years' experience in health-related performance measurement and evaluation is required.
Experience in people management is an asset.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
Familiarity with statistical analysis software, maintaining and manipulating large databases, and using advanced data analysis techniques.
Knowledge of advanced applied health and epidemiology methodologies.
Familiarity with clinical, administrative, and population-based data.
Ability to foster positive working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.
Possesses strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee numbers if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.