SummaryReporting to the Evaluation Lead, CST, the Evaluation Analyst provides guidance and consultation in the evaluation of program design and delivery of acute care services across VCH, PHSA, and PHC. Employs research methods for the identification, collection, analysis and interpretation of process and outcome measures. Carries out reviews of related research and links evidence to the evaluation process. Reviews and assesses impact on services and staff resources; prepares reports and provides evidence-based recommendations related to program and service delivery models.
SkillsDisplays comprehensive knowledge of project management principles and methodologies and ability to coach team members on these skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of health research methodology, principles and procedures.
Demonstrated knowledge of performance outcome measurement tools and techniques and program evaluation, e.g., program logic models, impact analysis.
Ability to use advanced, current computer software such as database (e.g., Access), or spreadsheets.
Ability to use quantitative and qualitative data analysis software.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.
EducationMaster’s Degree in a health science, social science or related discipline with coursework in research methodologies, statistical analysis, and program evaluation. Five (5) years’ experience in related research/evaluation/decision support in public health, community health programs, acute care or other health services. Experience with project management, program planning and evaluation.
DutiesProvides guidance and consultation to program leadership in research and evaluation of program design and delivery of acute care services across VCH, PHSA, and PHC.
Leads planning, research, evaluation, and process and outcome measurement of acute care services and initiatives. Works collaboratively with program Managers and teams to assess, determine, and/or define required information to satisfy specific business requirements. Works with existing and external data sources, as well as, develops new collection processes.
Designs a practical evaluation model that integrates monitoring, self-assessment, planning and evaluation of program or health services (process and outcome measures).
Serves as a consultant to colleagues and works in collaboration with other members of the CST and health organizations to make evidence-based recommendations regarding potential changes to programs, delivery of care and impacts on services and staff resources.
Works collaboratively with programs to support the identification and development of meaningful performance and outcome measures.
Coordinates and/or conducts evaluation and research projects through methods such as reviewing literature, designing methodology and tools, collecting, compiling, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting data.
Facilitates the development, implementation, and maintenance of an ongoing evaluation process for programs.
Provides clearly written interpretive reports based on quantitative and qualitative evaluation analysis to leadership.
Attends meetings on behalf of the CST Evaluation Lead to offer support, guidance, and expertise to others undertaking evaluation processes.
Serves as a subject matter expert on best practices related to program evaluation, assessment, monitoring, study design, and research methodologies. Provides guidance to designated program research staff as required.
Performs other related duties as assigned.