Apply By: Friday, December 1, 2023 11:59 pm EST
Competition Status: Selection Process

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Health Analyst

Ministry of Health
Digital and Analytics Strategy Division
Kingston, London, Sudbury, Toronto
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Temporary (up to 12 months)
Job Code:
5A008 - ProgPlanEval05
$70,820.00 - $102,046.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you innovative with a strong background in conducting quantitative analysis in health?

Consider this opportunity to lead and conduct a full range of health analysis using your skills and knowledge in such specialized areas as SAS, health geography, geographic information systems, statistics, and health system performance measurement.

Note: The successful candidate will have the option of working from the following office locations:
• Toronto Office: 56 Wellesley Street W., Toronto
• Kingston Office: MacDonald-Cartier Bldg., 49 Place d'Armes, Kingston
• London Office: 130 Dufferin Avenue, London
• Sudbury Office: 159 Cedar Street, Sudbury

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We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

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What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• lead, conduct and participate in health analytic research and analysis to support Ministry business needs for
high quality information and methodological support that enable health system evidence-based decision making.

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge Skills:

You have demonstrated knowledge of:
• theories, concepts, methods and measures of one or more of the following: epidemiology, health economics;
health geography, biostatistics, population health, health system performance measurement and health status
assessment, analytic methods, statistical techniques and modeling, quantitative research design, and methods
generally used in health analytics to provide health analytic guidance and advice to clients regarding health
system information products, reporting capabilities and tools.
• Government/ministry directions and priorities, Division mandate, and ministry stewardship principles, legislative
authorities, regulations, corporate standards, policies and guidelines in the areas of IT, privacy, and information
access and distribution to ensure awareness and compliance in project activities.

Research, Analytical and Information Systems/Data Base Experience:

You have demonstrated knowledge:
• conducting comparative analyses of alternative methodologies.
Identify, analyze, and resolve issues related to the use and interpretation of data and measures derived from it
and identify issues related to the access, use, limitations and interpretation of health data.
• analyzing the performance of the health system relative to identified performance metrics at provincial, LHIN and
individual program/portfolio levels.
• health system and trends in health analytics, health planning and policy to support ministry evidence-based
decision making; to review, synthesize and appraise scientific literature.
• information systems and business tools to define requirements, input, manipulate and conduct data retrievals
from various health databases in order to align work with other approaches in the ministry, OPS or health care
system; availability, uses, strengths and weaknesses of administrative and population health databases.
• administrative and population health databases and statistical software and mainframe and PC computers to
design and conduct integrated data analyses to meet health information and knowledge requirements and to
conduct research and perform statistical analyses.

Communications, Relationship Management and Consultation Skills:

You have demonstrated skills in:
• oral and written communications to produce status reports, compile and analyze technical data, make
presentations, liaise and collaborate with branch staff, management and counterparts.
• consultation and presentation skills to lead consultations with stakeholders who may have opposing needs and
positions with regard to ministry policies, to influence/persuade stakeholders to consider alternative responses to
an issue, and to provide leadership to project and work teams.
• relationship management and customer service skills to resolve client service problems, to develop /maintain
relationships with clients, stakeholders and colleagues; and to participate on committees or working groups

Project Management Skills:

You have demonstrated knowledge of:
• project management to provide project planning and leadership on concurrent, small scale analytic and product
development projects and/or work teams.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 56 Wellesley St W, Toronto, Toronto Region or 49 Place D'Armes, Kingston, East Region or 130 Dufferin Ave, London, West Region or 159 Cedar St, Sudbury, North Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Policy and Analysis
Posted on:
Thursday, November 9, 2023
  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.
  • T-HL-207070/23
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, December 1, 2023 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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