IMIT Lead – At the Elbow, Ward Clerk/Booking – One Person One Record

  • Full Time
  • Bedford

Nova Scotia Health Authority

Req ID: 179121
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Provincial Zone, Westway 1
Type of Employment: Temporary Hourly FT long-assignment (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: Management/Non Union Position
Posting Closing Date: 10-May-24

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.

Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there’s a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you’ll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

About the Opportunity

The IM/IT Lead provides technical oversight and subject matter expertise and day-to-day supervision and support of the Clinical implementation and maintenance activities related to specific application areas. The individual will lead the technical implementation of the build/configuration and changes/enhancements for assigned clinical applications in collaborative partnership with other IM/IT Leads and Managers.

The IM/IT Lead independently addresses issues and designs decisions of moderate complexity with little or no supervision and delivers clear communication and documentation of complex concepts and issues related to clinical and non-clinical applications across the organization. This includes leading the analysis, resolution of issue, communication of resolution to affected users. The Lead Application Analyst also leads testing activities and finally leads training activities including creation of educational documentation and support to end users.

The IM/IT Team Lead reports to an IM/IT Manger, and oversees a multi-disciplinary team responsible for the design, development, testing, implementation and maintenance of initiatives and programs throughout the province as the organization moves towards the rationalization of disparate systems and the OPOR strategy. The IM/IT Manager will be committed to a high standard of performance and will provide support across the organization to leverage IT applications in support of NSH’s and its client’s strategic mission, vision and goals. The IM/IT Manager performs a variety of tasks, including but not limited to, coordination of resources and stakeholders; managing timelines and milestones; documenting outcomes; and, monitoring, summarizing and communicating the progress of activities to the appropriate leadership team members. Additionally, this management position ensures that all activities within their responsible area are supported by the NSH IM/IT business plan, established policies/procedures, and in line with service level agreements between NSH, IWK and the department of health.

This position is flexible in location across Nova Scotia. It is designated as hybrid, allowing for a combination of remote and on-site work without the necessity of relocating to the Halifax area.

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science Information systems or health related field. Consideration may be given to those with equivalent training and work experience
  • Minimum of 3- 5 years of experience in Clinical Application implementation, previous Lead experience preferred
  • Project Management and change management certification would be considered an asset
  • Experience supporting clinical applications systems and related services in a complex health care organizational environment considered an asset
  • Proficiency in various programming and clinical application reporting tools
  • Proficient knowledge of healthcare industry required; familiarity with clinical and administrative hospital functions and departments preferred
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem solving skills with the ability to multi-task to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience in leading teams of staff with indirect accountabilities to other operational units
  • Ability to influence and collaborate with diverse stakeholders
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to execute through effective delegation, motivation and oversight
  • Experience in data analytics
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and influencing skills
  • Clearly communicates NSH vision, mission and values
  • Experience in working with patient care leaders
  • Highly self-motivated, directed and change oriented
  • Ability to perform independently and manage workflow appropriately
  • Ability to analyze highly complex systems and workflows
  • Ability to conceptualize, plan, organize, coordinate and manage the work of a major program or function within the department
  • Ability to function in a dynamic environment subject to impromptu changes in schedules and priorities
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Ability to lead and direct software upgrades
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery and backup procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and build strong working relationships
  • Strong communication skills-written and oral and the ability to present in large groups
  • Ability to demonstrate project management, customer service and support skills, and ability to escalate and contribute to resolving issues accordingly
  • Proficient with MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS Work, MS Visio and MS Power-Point

Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.


  • Long-assignment, Full-time Position; 75 Hours Bi-weekly
  • Approximately 18 months with possibility of extension (assignment length subject to change)
  • This position is flexible in location across Nova Scotia. It is designated as hybrid, allowing for a combination of remote and on-site work without the necessity of relocating to the Halifax area.

Compensation and Incentives

$ $48.73 Hourly

Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.

Once You’ve Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.

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