Information Management/Information Technology Services (IMITS) plans, manages, and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across B.C.
IMITS supports PHSA, Vancouver Coastal Health, and Providence Health Care across business, clinical and research environments within the province. The numbers share a small glimpse into the depth of services offered by IMITS team members: over 300 applications, used by more than 50,000 staff, and supporting 4.8+ million patient encounters a year. Health care services are delivered by these three organizations in large urban care and research environments; remote, mobile services; rural and isolated communities – literally all over B.C.
The work of IMITS serves 15 hospital campuses, 10 emergency departments, six regional cancer care centres, three urgent care centres, three trauma centres, six regional Forensic Psychiatric centres, 29 provincial programs and services, six research facilities, 29 residential care centres, 299 community locations, 32 regional laboratories, 400 ambulances, 3-911 dispatch centres, 270 Telehealth sites, and 150 academic partners. From service desk support to training tools to electronic charting and beyond, health care employees rely on electronic connection for daily tasks, big and small.
With more than 2000 team members, jobs in IMITS are diverse and include opportunities from entry level to senior leadership, along with project support and clinical technology teams. Team members typically have education in computer science, health informatics, statistics, research, etc. along with the required software/programs/equipment used by their specific roles.
A sampling of jobs within IMITS includes:
- Desktop Technical Architect
- Contracts Analyst
- Statistical Analyst, Clinical Programs
- Network Core – Lead, Technology Services
- Database Administrator
- Network Architect,
- Network Business Analyst
- Voice Network Analyst
- Senior Programmer
- Data Architecture & Business Intelligence
- Business Analyst & Project Support
- Business Intelligence Database Analyst
- Systems Analyst
- Application Remediator
- Data Analyst, Health Surveillance
- VDI Technical Architect
Opportunities can be both full-time and part-time (regular and temporary), as well as casual. Team members are hired to fill entry level roles, mid-level career positions, and senior / director level opportunities. IMITS team members are employed primarily in Burnaby and Vancouver, and can also be located with a specific PHSA program such as BC Renal/BC Transplant, BC Centre for Disease Control, etc.
All IMITS jobs with PHSA programs and services are posted at jobs.phsa.ca/IT – you can search by keyword, sign up for job alerts, and even create a profile that includes a resume, cover letter, and applicable certifications/licenses.
To learn more about what we offer you in these roles and how to apply, click below to view our current openings.
"It feels really good to know that what I do contributes to protecting the provincial healthcare environment and patient data. I see this as a way to give back to our community."
– Iacob Cozma, Security Analyst
"Knowing that my input has made a significant impact on patient care and is helping the health care provider daily, that is the most rewarding aspect of my job."
– Jina Kwon, Senior Business Analyst
"We are fortunate to have an amazing team of intelligent, reliable and dedicated professionals. Our health care system depends on a number of systems and technologies to function correctly and efficiently, and your commitment to this organization does not go unnoticed. Thank you for the incredible contributions that you make - not only enable the health system today but to help transform the system for the future to improve patient and provider experiences."
– Shannon Malovec, Executive Vice President, Digital Health & Information Services