Job: Advance – QA Lead (11/23)

Title Advance – QA Lead (11/23)
CategoriesQuality Assurance
Job TypeContract
Start Date2022-01-10
End Date2023-01-09
LocationSurrey, BC
Job Details

Our Burnaby area client is a leader in the support and provision of healthcare services to the British Columbia public.

The client is seeking an Expert Quality Assurance Lead on a contract basis to support Advance project activities.


Project Description:

The client organization provides clinical and community services across the care continuum to over 1.8 million people from Burnaby to Boston Bar and is the fastest growing health region in British Columbia. Fraser Health is responsible for a wide range of services including:

  • 12 acute care hospitals
  • outpatient care and day surgery center
  • urgent care facilities
  • over 7,760 long-term care beds
  • mental health care & services
  • public health services
  • home health services
  • community care services

With over 26,000 employees, 2,900 physicians and more than 6,000 volunteers who provide our services and support our patients, residents and clients, the client is continuously improving the way care is delivered.  In support of its goals for better health, better care, improved patient experience and lower costs, the client will modernize a core clinical information system through the Advance program.

Advance seeks to improve the way care is delivered and the way patients experience care for better outcomes. The program focuses on re-imagining the clinical workflows for greater efficiencies and coordination across providers, enabled by the new Meditech Expanse platform. This transformation will increase automation and provide easier access to data to gain insights for improved patient care and in support of continuous quality improvements (CQI).


Maximum number of candidate submissions: 2


Note that due to cost and logistics factors, our client has a preference for candidates residing local to this opportunity.  If suitable please apply today!  There is an excellent chance of extension.  Deadline is December 5, 2021.

Must Haves
  • Strong written and oral communication in a business environment (no exceptions).
  • Proven experience working on large scale data and health transformation projects, with demonstrated evidence of successful deployments.
  • Experience leading, coordinating and driving results on large, complex projects requiring integration of large, complex clinical information systems in the healthcare setting.
  • Deep QA and testing expertise, including experience with QA / testing methodologies, best practices, tools and technologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal, client service, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Proven ability to establish strong relationships across business and technology and can deal with conflict resolution in a timely and effective manner.
  • University degree in Informatics / Engineering / Computer Science or other relevant post-secondary qualification.
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant quality management / testing experience on large-scale, complex systems.
  • Experience with Healthcare domain and Patient Care Lifecycle.
  • Knowledge on digital health data standards including ICD-10, LOINC, SNOMED, others.
  • Knowledge on digital health messaging standards including FHIR, HL7
  • Knowledge of all aspects of the software engineering process.
    • Experience in producing QA artifacts and managing QA activities.
    • Ability to lead and work as part of a team with good work ethics.
    • Experience working in Agile/Scrum and/or Waterfall development processes.
    • Knowledge of all aspects of the software engineering process.
    • Proven ability to lead and develop effective teams through good communication, performance management, development planning and reward / recognition practices.
    • Proactive, self-starter with the ability to manage project outcomes and expectations.
    • Should be self-motivated and able to individually handle multiple projects.


Please provide three (3) recent references within the last 5-8 years that demonstrate experience in stakeholder engagement within large complex stakeholder environments.


Please include the following:

  • Your years of experience
  • Brief description of your role on each of the projects
  • Additional / supplemental skills or expertise
  • Contact information of three (3) references per individual proposed
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