Dalhousie University Intern Program - Master in Health Informatics Intern Position

CA-Richmond, BC
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2 months ago(12/4/2017 9:21 AM)


Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.


In partnership with the Dalhousie University Health Informatics Masters Program, University Relations is recruiting for a Healthcare Analytics Intern for the following Allscripts office location(s): Richmond, B.C.  Length: 12 – 13 weeks (project based).


This intern will be working on medication management requirements/specifications for Canada. One project will include being responsible for clinical process including ordering medication through to administration of medication. Another project will include handling the pharmacy operations requirements and work-flows. This will include understanding the pharmacy's need to dispense & manage inventory. 


At the end of the internship program, the intern will be required to create a requirements document, gap analysis & give a formal presentation with recommendations. 


Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Must be a current student at  Dalhousie University Student in the Healthcare IT Master Program (Internship Track)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA or higher



  • Preferred experience with Management Consulting/ Corporate Development/ Corporate Finance
  • Background in Healthcare and/or Information Technology 
  • Effective communicator, written and verbal for executive audiences
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Team oriented
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Willing to take initiative and work with minimal supervision


Working Arrangements:

  • Work is performed in a standard office environment with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards
  • Intern must relocate to Richmond, BC for this summer internship opportunity


At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.


Allscripts’ policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.


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