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Privacy Compliance Analyst

NL Health Services - 1,175 Jobs
Gander, NL
Posted 22 days ago

Job Description

Regional Privacy Compliance Analyst, Permanent Full Time
Information, Privacy and Regulatory Oversight, Location to be determined

Definition of work:
Reporting to the Regional Information & Privacy Manager, and providing support to the regional director, this position shares responsibility for implementation of the organization-wide Information Access and Auditing Framework for protection of Central Health business, personal and personal health information under its custody or control, in accordance with provincial legal and regulatory requirements. The position is accountable for conducting information access and other auditing protocols to ensure compliance under the Personal Health Information Act and the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015, to promote compliance and a privacy culture throughout Central Health. The position is accountable for performing privacy audits for Central Health clinical information systems, completing regional privacy walk rounds and other access and privacy issues as assigned. The Privacy Compliance Analyst will assist in implementing and reporting on compliance measures across the organization based on recognized provincial, national and international privacy standards. The successful candidate must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for promoting and supporting person-and family-centred care, demonstrate a commitment to safety and partner with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks and implementing improvements.

Key Responsibilities:
* Supports a focus on service excellence, continuous quality improvement, and integration of positive privacy practices within Central Health.
* Supports privacy and auditing awareness across Central Heath program areas, clinical information systems, and facilities, including coordination of regional privacy walk rounds.
* Centralized intake and assistance in the processing of informal access requests for disclosure of personal information and/or business records in the custody or control of Central Health, pursuant to the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015 and other applicable legislation.
* Provides support for information system auditing to ensure authorized access by end-users and role-based access protocols for authorized access to client records and information systems.
* Coordinates Audit Incident Follow-up reports with Central Health managers and applicable program areas, including identifying access trends and safeguards for protection and authorized access to confidential information.
* Completes other auditing protocols as delegated through the Information, Privacy and Regulatory Oversight program area.

Required qualifications:
* Graduation from high school with a diploma recognized by the Newfoundland and Labrador Education Department and Early Education and Development.
* Undergraduate degree in a Health, Privacy, Information Management or other related field.
* Current registration/licensure in the relevant professional association, if applicable.
* 2 years progressive leadership experience within a health care, legal or other regulatory environment.
* Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
* Demonstrated skills, behaviors, abilities, and knowledge as outlined in the five domains of the LEADS in a Caring Environment Framework.
* Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
* Consistent demonstration of Central Health's corporate values; Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Stewardship and Quality.
* A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position.
* A satisfactory certificate of conduct from the RCMP or local police authority.

Preferred qualifications:
* CIAPP certification/designation.
* Experience with formal privacy related or legislative analysis experience, or having worked under a legislative regime with privacy or confidentiality requirements.
* Experience and knowledge of health information systems and privacy and security issues.

Hours of Work: 70 hours bi-weekly (flexible work schedule may be required)
Salary: HL 17 ($59,030 - $76,739)
Competition No.: P-2023001091-REG
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Central Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We thank all candidates however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Competition Number: 2023001091
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About NL Health Services

About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

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