Continuing Care Senior Analyst Continuing Care Senior Analyst
Continuing Care
Halifax, CA
3d ago


Reporting to the Manager, Contracts & Operations or Manager, Policy & Planning, you will provide quality improvement expertise and support with respect to strategic and operational planning, policy development, implementation, and monitoring.

Collaborating with Continuing Care Leadership and functional teams, our partners with Department of Health & Wellness and other internal and external stakeholders, you will conduct research and analysis to support evidence-

based decision making. You will lead and guide project teams that support effective, efficient, sustainable, high quality Continuing Care Programs.

Within a typical day, you can expect to :

  • Lead process improvement projects by assessing current state, applying LEAN methodologies, and applying your expertise in project management.
  • You will be constantly organizing people and information needed to champion change.

  • Monitor and analyze quality and key performance indicators KPI and other accountability data to support performance management of Continuing Care service providers and identify emerging issues and priorities.
  • Complete jurisdictional scans and review current literature to determine best practices to assist in development of Continuing Care policy and contracts for our service providers.
  • Develop business cases, policies, and briefing notes.
  • Shift gears quickly while juggling multiple priorities that can change without notice.
  • The Senior Analyst exercises sound professional judgment, initiative, and a passion for improving the quality of service for our clients.

    Your work aligns with and incorporates the Mission, Vision and Strategic Direction of the NSHA, and the Core Competencies and Values of the NSHA : Respect, Integrity, Courage, Innovation and Accountability, as well as the LEADS in a Caring Environment framework.


    Your bachelor’s degree (Health Care Profession, Social Sciences, Business or Public Administration) is combined with 5 years related experience or master’s degree with 3 years related experience (preferred).

    Project Management Professional Certification would be considered an asset to round out your health-related experience in policy development, program planning, project management, and quality improvement.

    Being successful in this role means you are self-motivated and self-directed with high attention to detail and the ability to think critically.

    You are a leader who is adept at building internal and external strategic partnerships and networks to facilitate collaborative working relationships.

    Leveraging these partnerships along with change management skills, you are able to carefully analyze and problem solve issues and support effective improvements.

    You are able to synthesize information concisely and effectively for a variety of audiences. Effectively managing and organizing multiple priorities with time sensitive deadlines is one of your strengths, as is using technology including Microsoft Office and other computer applications (e.

    g. internet, SharePoint, SAP, health information systems) to organize and present your work and provide decision support.

    You are an excellent communicator (listening, written, and oral) and are at ease with presenting and adapting your messages to your audience.

    The ability to communicate in other languages (French preferred) is an asset. Occasional travel within the province is required.

    This is a provincial position preferably based in Halifax (alternate office locations may be considered).

    Hours of Work

  • Regular Full-time Position; 75 hours bi-weekly
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