Programmer Analyst-Integration Specialist (Reference Number 15-NON-027-RVHS)


CENTENARY CAMPUS, Temporary Full Time (approx. 10- months)

The best at what we do. Rouge Valley Health System is an innovative leader committed to delivering the best patient/family experience. Focused on improving the health of our community, we are committed to learning, innovation and providing the best patient care experience for our patients and their families. Rouge Valley Health System is committed to providing accessible employment practices, in compliance with the AODA, by making appropriate accommodations available throughout the selection and assessment process. If you require accommodation, please inform our Human Resources staff to ensure your equal participation. Join our team as we meet the needs of our growing communities.


Rouge Valley's Lean approach to continuous improvement puts our patients first in everything we do. Through our Lean philosophy, Rouge Valley respects our staff's talents, skills and diversity and seeks to optimize value for patients. Help us lead transformation in health care. Our commitment to providing the best patient care and an effective workplace has resulted in many well-earned awards by our team of staff, physicians and volunteers: CBC's The Fifth Estate “A” rating, based on research by the Canadian Institute for Health Information, in 2013; Exemplary standing, the top rating from national hospital surveyors by Accreditation Canada, in 2012; Gold Quality Healthcare Workplace Award, from the Ontario Hospital Association for our efforts in creating a healthy workplace, in 2012.

Reporting to the manager of Data Management, the Programmer Analyst will be responsible for supporting front-line staff and managers to access information and clinical applications that they need in order to deliver better care to our patients. The successful candidate will participate in data and system integration projects, and development of new and customization of existing clinical and business applications. The candidate will interact with clinical users, write reports based on user requests using advanced reporting tools, determine the feasibility of user requests, and assist users to utilize the capabilities of existing and new information systems. The ideal candidate should have solid foundations in computer programming and systems analysis and design, data and web technologies, system integration, and should enjoy application development and problem solving.


  • Bachelor degree or recognized equivalent in Computer Science, Health Informatics, Information Systems, Industrial Engineering or related field required
    2-3 years industry experience preferred
    Understanding of testing and quality control required
    Solid training as a software engineer and business and applications analyst. Required. Knowledge of UML is desired.
    Solid web application experience development. Required. Knowledge of PHP, javascript, JSON, HTML5, CSS3, AngularJS, NodeJS. Required.
    Experience in database development and data reporting. Required. Knowledge of SQL, MSSQL Server, SSIS, Reporting Services.  Required.
    Advanced programming skills and in particular ability to use scripting and reporting languages to create data reports.  Required.
    Advanced problem solving and analytical skills. Required.
    Thorough knowledge of the systems development lifecycle and processes. Required.
    Experience with workflow and business process modeling methodologies and tools. Desired.
    Experience with HL7 health information exchange standard and interface development. Desired
    Project planning, management and implementation experience.  Desired.
    Knowledge of the healthcare domain, trends and standards. Desired.
    Technical troubleshooting skills.
    Excellent interpersonal and communications skills both written and verbal
    Demonstrated commitment to client service
    Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
    Able to manage multiple assignments simultaneously
    Excellent organizational and time management skills
    Demonstrated pattern of good attendance.
    Exposure to Lean principles, an understanding of methodologies and tools and a commitment to the use of these in support of providing the best healthcare experience possible to our patients.
    Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to Rouge Valley's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area.
    Demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues, volunteers and other members of the community and public.