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Posting # 51975 - [ Non-Union ]
Student, Decision Support, HMMS - 1 position
Healthcare Materials Management - London, ON
Temporary Full Time

Temporary full time position from May 6, 2024 and continuing until approximately August 31, 2023, subject to the availability of work.

HMMS is a joint venture between St. Joseph's Health Care, London and London Health Sciences Centre, that has been operating since 1997 providing consolidated functions of Sourcing, Contract Management, Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Logistics, Supply Chain Systems and Inventory Management for the London Hospitals and numerous healthcare organizations throughout Southwestern Ontario.

As a full service supply chain organization, HMMS interacts with over 9,000 suppliers to provide an item catalogue of over 90,000 active items. Learn more about HMMS through this short online video.

As a Student in the Decision Support department, reporting to the Department Director, you will gain work experience assisting with ongoing educational training and skill development. By taking technical direction from senior staff, you will perform a wide array of duties within the Decision Support department which may include:
collecting data from HMMS systems to build reports and presentations to support business needs;
use of database and BI tools to create datasets, data models, and interactive dashboards;
analyzing data and KPI tracking and development;
quality improvement initiatives through Root Cause Analysis;
provide and coordinate technical support for customer facing reporting tools;
develop and support data warehousing, reporting, and strategic technologies
working with and transforming large datasets

Essential Qualifications

  • Ontario Secondary School diploma or equivalent as recognized in Ontario
  • Currently enrolled in post-secondary education (Business, Technology, or Health related)
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and timelines
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Demonstrate initiative
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of SQL, Python, data modeling, ETL development, and data warehousing concepts
  • Experience working with Excel
  • Experience with Power BI or other Business Intelligence software
  • Experience utilizing quality improvement tools (Six Sigma, PDSA, Root Cause Analysis, FMEA etc.)
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide documentation you have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine (primary series, boosters and/or XBB) OR one dose of XBB vaccine at least 14 days prior to the start date.
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: November 02, 2023
Submission deadline: November 26, 2023

Wade Baillie, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.