Systems Analyst, Integration Technologies
Grand River Hospital
CA, ON, Kitchener
3d ago


Reporting to the Manager, Technology and Telecommunications, the Systems Analyst Integration Technologies is responsible for the development of HL7 interfaces, technical support for the GRH interface engines as well as planning, analysis and design work to ensure the efficient sharing of information between clinical and corporate systems.

The successful candidate will also work very closely with the PRISM project team on the implementation of our new health information system.

Other responsibilities include providing support to operations through active engagement of clinical, business and project stakeholders and utilization of change and project management principles to achieve stable and reliable infrastructure platforms.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities :

  • Work collaboratively with technical teams in the design of technical architectures of integration solutions for GRH and partner hospitals.
  • Development and implementation of HL7 interfaces on a cloverleaf or similar interface engine.
  • Support of existing HL7 interfaces.
  • Work with vendors and internal resources to determine integration requirements.
  • Liaise with vendor support personnel as necessary to resolve problems
  • Develop and maintain systems documentation and procedures
  • Ensure system integrity, performance, security and availability (including Disaster recovery) of Interface Engine.
  • Contribute to risk analysis, prioritization and mitigation strategies.
  • Participate in RFP / RFQ procurement processes.
  • Maintain and support security of integration solutions ensuring that all data is transmitted in a secure manner that complies with ministry requirements.
  • Coordinate vendor activities related to system maintenance and installations.
  • Work collaboratively with Information Services technical and clinical analysts.
  • Support quality improvement processes by identifying opportunities for improvement and supporting all quality improvement activities.

  • University Degree in a computer related field or 2 year College Diploma in a computer related field or equivalent relevant experience
  • Minimum five years relevant work experience.
  • Extensive experience with HL7 integration using an interface engine such as Cloverleaf, Biztalk, or similar solution.
  • Experience with the distribution of confidential data over a secure connection such as an encrypted VPN connection.
  • Experience documenting and maintaining configuration and process information.
  • Experience with Linux or Unix is an asset.
  • Healthcare experience considered an asset.
  • Ability to work independently without intensive oversight
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Emphasis on sharing of knowledge through good communications and written documentation
  • Hands-on software and hardware troubleshooting experience.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Good attendance record
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