Integration IMIT Lead

​Req ID: 148117
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Provincial Zone, Home Work Site FT (5 days/week)  
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: MGMT/NON-Union
 Management/Non Union Position
Posting Closing Date: 27-Mar-23

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 Integration Team Lead reports to the Program Manager - Health Digital Infrastructure, Integrations and Technical Operations, who 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.


The IM/IT Integration Team Lead performs a variety of tasks, including but not limited to coordination of resources and stakeholders, managing timelines and milestones, technical design and oversite, subject matter expertise and day-to-day supervision of the Nova Scotia Health’s Integration team.  In addition to acting as a project coordinator for integration projects, the individual will lead and build collaborative partnership with other IM/IT Leads and Managers, Department of Health, and Wellness, and NSDS. The Integration Team Lead leads testing activities and leads team training activities.  The incumbent is detailed orientated and will drive the team to ensure documentation is a key deliverable.


The IM/IT Integration Team Lead works to address issues and design decisions of moderate complexity with little or no supervision and will deliver clear communication and documentation of complex concepts and issues related to clinical and non-clinical integrations across the organization. This includes leading the analysis, resolution of issue, communication of resolution to affected users.


If you take pride in your accomplishments which will have a direct impact on the healthcare for citizens of Nova Scotia, this is the career choice for you. 


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
  • Project Management and change management certification would be considered an asset
  • Minimum of 3- 5 years of experience in Clinical Application implementation, previous Lead experience preferred
  • Advanced knowledge and skill level of HL7 v2 and v3, FHIR, REST, API integrations, JSON, file transfer processes ie. SFTP, SQL queries, preferably in a health environment.
  • Advanced experience with Corepoint integration engine or Rhapsody will be consider an asset
  • Experience in clinical applications systems and related services in a complex health care organizational environment considered an asset
  • Proficiency in various programming languages such as Java, Python, Java Script, HTML, SQL
  • Proficient knowledge of healthcare industry required familiarity with clinical workflows
  • 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


About You Continued

  • 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
  • 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 various Microsoft Operating systems
  • Proficient with Microsoft SQL

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


  • Permanent, Full-time Position; 75 Hours Bi-weekly 

Compensation and Incentives

$37.66 - $47.07 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. 


​This is a Management/Non Union bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.


​As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021. 


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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