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Standards Subject Matter Expert

Posting Date: November 10, 2017
Position Title: Standards Subject Matter Expert (3 days a week to March 30, 2018 with option to renew for 6 months)
Department: Consumer Systems Integration
Report to: Director, Interoperability Standards
Location: Toronto

Position Purpose

Responsible for the development and implementation of terminology deliverables to support development, implementation, maintenance, education and training, and conformance of standards.

Responsible for the development, adoption or adaption of terminology deliverables to support product implementations, maintenance, education and training, communication activities and conformance     

Major Responsibilities

  • Provides standards and terminology expertise, including the following reference terminologies:  SNOMED CT, LOINC, UCUM and HL7 code systems to Canada Health Infoway and Canadian stakeholders
  • Responsible for all Clinical LOINC RFC’s and required support (nursing, DI, CDA etc)
  • Provides secondary support for the maintenance and publication of the Canadian Extension/Edition of SNOMED CT (English and French)
  • Provides secondary support for the appropriate dispensation of all SNOMED CT RFCs as required
  • Provides secondary support for the maintenance and publication of the pCLOCD  (English and French)
  • Provides secondary support for the appropriate dispensation of all pCLOCD RFCs as required
  • Provides secondary support for the administration for SharePoint, Terminology Gateway and InfoScribe for Standards team
  • Provides secondary support for ISO ballots and community
  • Provides secondary support for HL7 harmonization
  • Responsible for TermsWorks updates and end user training
  • Responsible for collecting new InfoRMS business requirements and working with the Solutions team to implement
  • Provides secondary support for ISO ballots and community
  • Provides secondary support for HL7 harmonization
  • Responsible for TermsWorks updates and end user training
  • Responsible for collecting new InfoRMS business requirements and working with the Solutions team to implement
  • Provides product guidance to standards development and implementation projects.
  • Assists in establishing and operationalizing  the needs and priorities for standards adoption
  • Provides support, advice and guidance on  reference terminologies to the field as required (general standards guidance, not domain specific expertise)
  • Participates in the maintenance of standards
  • Develops policies and guidelines for issues related to standards
  • Participates in the Standards Community meetings as required to provide standards expertise
  • Participates in the development of education materials as required
  • Provides customised training and demonstration to meet the needs of different audiences
  • Supports the testing, development, implementation, training and maintenance of Infoway tools
  • Liaises with internal and external stakeholders as required
  • Expert in Infoway tooling usage to support internal and external activities and/or projects
  • Builds relationships and collaborates with business units across the organization to accomplish key accountabilities
  • Supports the adoption of pan-Canadian Terminology standards across Canada
  • Develops use cases to facilitate projects implementing Infoway products
  • Prepares and delivers presentations and workshops regarding standards, challenges, lessons learned, issues and solutions.
  • Develops standards related deliverables to support interoperability
  • Educates stakeholders and other healthcare informatics professionals about the use of standards
  • Represents pan-Canadian needs at national and international standards forums
  • Responds to standard related questions from users.(emails, telephone and face-to-face).
  • Creates or participates in creation of Canadian content to accommodate Canadian implementation project and operational work
  • Enhances the core standards by facilitating requests for change to the appropriate Standards Development Organization

Education

  • Undergraduate Degree/ Diploma in Business Administration, Mathematics, Computer Science, or related field
  • MBA or MSc is an asset

Qualifications

  • Expert working and knowledge of SNOMED CT, LOINC, UCUM and HL7 code systems.
  • Significant experience working with standards development in complex enterprise information systems, ideally in the healthcare industry
  • Experience in implementing and working with health related terminologies,
  • Knowledge of large scale enterprise wide system architecture, development and deployment principles and practices
  • Knowledge of terminology, messaging and interoperability standards
  • Knowledge of standards development, implementation, maintenance and conformance governance and processes and tooling.
  • Experience in a Healthcare facility or clinical field
  • Bilingual skills (French and English) are an asset
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of time

If you're interested in the position, please submit your resume.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity at Infoway however, only those applicants who most closely meet the qualifications for this position will be contacted.

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