Skills Health Care Association Program Officer near Port Hawkesbury (NS)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a health care association program officer in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165).


People working in this occupation usually apply the following skill set.

  • Provide advice to senior managers and officials
  • Maintain, update and manage health information databases
  • Compile and analyze statistical information provided by private and public health care institutions and organizations
  • Produce reports
  • Monitor health care programs
  • Present the views of an association or organization to members, the media and the general public
  • Organize conferences and meetings
  • Produce newsletters, magazines and other documents
  • Prepare research papers, educational texts or articles
  • Provide consulting services to government and other organizations
  • Conduct interviews
  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Act as liaison within organization between staff and management around wellness issues
  • Design and implement health and wellness projects or programs
  • Interpret trends and developments on health issues
  • Conduct evaluations and assessments of health projects and programs
  • Develop policies, standards and guidelines
  • Co-ordinate workshops
  • Develop people resources and networks for health information and other wellness issues
  • Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia
  • Co-ordinate multidisciplinary projects
  • Monitor and compile research results

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

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