September 5, 2018 • 0 Comments

RhPAP – Alberta’s Rural Health Professions Action Plan is one of Canada’s more comprehensive NGO programs for the education, attraction and retention of health service providers to work in rural Alberta. We intend to hire a Rural Health Workforce Analytics, and Policy Analyst to coordinate and support our research and analysis functions. This will assist our ongoing efforts in the development of innovative programs and policy towards improved rural health services and outcomes.

Reporting to the Director of Operations and planning, the Rural Health Workforce Analytics and Policy Analyst supports KPI reporting, program evaluation, analytics, research projects, program planning and maintenance, policy analysis and spearheads the effort for additional research funding, and grant applications.  This includes sourcing out and applying for additional research funding, database maintenance and development, survey administration, statistical modelling, environmental scanning of business and health sector issues and report writing.  The Rural Health Workforce Analytics and Policy Analyst provides monthly updates to the RhPAP team and collaborates regularly with RhPAP stakeholders. The work undertaken by this position assists in ensuring RhPAP continues to make a significant and sustainable contribution to rural health.

We are seeking an advanced skill set in someone who walks the high ground and is collaborative, creative, strategic, a critical and contrarian thinker, has demonstrated significant organisation skills, self-motivated, problem solver, networking, supportive, interpersonal, flexible, and can assess and react appropriately to different situations. You must also posses sound judgment, strong analytical and communication (written, verbal and presentation) skills, and the ability to work with confidential information. The ability to identify opportunities for connections, emerging issues and solutions that promote rural health is always a strength. You inherently exercise sound judgement and independent decision-making in your work with colleagues in a multi-stakeholder environment. 

Working with RhPAP means you think rural, are a team player, collaborative leader, and have the ability to inspire the best in others.

Ideally, you have university degree in a field such as public health, business, statistics or MIS and have 3-6 years of related professional experience. A Masters level education is considered an asset. As a life long learner, you are comfortable making presentations and you excel at managing multiple projects at one time. You also have significant experience in sourcing out additional traditional and non-traditional funding coupled with experience in writing successful proposals for those funds.

We are accepting applications from individuals that are interested in this dynamic new role. It is envisioned that this full-time position would start as soon as the right individual is found to be a part of our amazing team. We are interested in having conversations with suitable interested individuals that meet our criteria about their skills and experience and how we can work together in developing this new role. Initially this position is for a one-year term based in Rural Alberta or Edmonton, with a salary range of 68K – 100K and an employer paid benefits plan. It will remain open until a fantastic candidate is found.

To apply in complete confidence, please email a cover letter, resume and a copy of your transcript to;

Collette Featherstone, Executive Assistant at

Please note that this position will remain open until a fantastic candidate is found. We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for further consideration for an interview will be contacted.

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