Program Analyst


The Department of Health is seeking an individual to join the Medicare & Physician Services Branch to fill the position of Program Analyst in Fredericton.

The Program Analyst supports the Medicare & Physician Services Branch by analyzing, monitoring and reporting on various programs, services, and remuneration models. This work supports program planning and decision-making.

This position will lead special projects and initiatives including supporting new program development, making changes to existing programs, and addressing challenging issues.

The Program Analyst will support the Department of Health negotiations with the New Brunswick Medical Society. Responsibilties to include: costing scenarios; analyzing the potential impact of proposals; along with participation in the annual distribution process.

Another important aspect of this position is the development and constant monitoring of the capitation rate paid to physicians remunerated in a blended payment model.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Business Admnistration, Economics or a relevant discipline with a minimum of five years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Written and spoken competence in English is required. Please state your language capability.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume.

ASSET QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates that demonstrate experience in one or more of the following asset qualifications:

  • Knowledge/experience in healthcare
  • Knowledge of Health Information Privacy & Access legislation
  • Knowledge/experience with Medicare and Physician renumeration
  • Expertise with Microsoft Excel

Subject to the response to this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application one or more of the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioural competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking/Judgment
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Results Oriented
  • Organizaional Awareness

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies:

  • Planning and Organization Skills
  • Knowledge of Accounting and Financial Principles
  • Written Communication
  • Ability to Use Office Technology, Software and Applications.

Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.

Salary: $55,120 to $77,012 per annum

We encourage applicants to apply on-line or by mail at the following address by August 18, 2018 indicating number DOH-18-0036. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Department of Health
Human Resources
4th floor, 520 King Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 5G8
Telephone: (506) 453-4331

We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

As per the Civil Service Act, candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.

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