Do you have a keen attention to detail and an understanding of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act? Do you have an understanding of, or an interest in, the Personal Health Information Protection Act? If so, then consider this exciting opportunity with the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Long-term Care.
OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:
We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful, and equitable workplace.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.
Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy < https://www.ontario.ca/page/ontario-public-service-anti-racism-policy > and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint < https://www.ontario.ca/page/ops-inclusion-diversity-blueprint > pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.
We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario’s Human Rights Code < http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/ontario-human-rights-code >. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.
What can I expect to do in this role?
In this role, you will:
– Review assigned requests against legislation and provisions, and collaborate with program areas to respond.
– Advise on legal stipulations, policies, and standards.
– Work with program areas to recommend procedural or policy changes.
– Provide training to staff to educate them on the Acts and their implications.
– Maintain case records and a database.
How do I qualify?
– You have the ability to interpret the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) and related regulations, principles, guidelines, and directives.
– You have an understanding of current and emerging access and privacy theories, practices, and trends to provide advice.
Communication & Interpersonal Skills
– You have oral communication and written communication skills to provide policy and procedural information and advice to all levels of staff, prepare training materials, submissions, and reports, and communicate with the public.
– You can use your customer service and conflict resolution skills to work in a cooperative and consultative manner with ministry staff and the public.
– You have consultation skills to work with program areas and ensure compliance with, and gain support for, policy.
– You have facilitation skills to work with other governments, organizations, and the public to process requests.
– You use tact and discretion when providing advice and recommendations.
– You have political acuity and strategic issues management skills.
Analytical & Problem-Solving Skills
– You have the ability to interpret FIPPA and PHIPA requirements, develop solutions, and provide recommendations to requests.
– You have research skills to find relevant precedents for requests and appeals.
– You can identify contentious issues, and impacts, and make appropriate recommendations.
– You can evaluate information requests and anticipate risks and impacts.
Technical & Organizational Skills
– You have prioritization skills to manage concurrent requests and ensure timelines are met.
– You have knowledge of records, data, and information management to manage own database and provide training and advice.
– You have demonstrated computer skills to track and process requests, prepare reports, presentations, and training materials, and conduct research.
Salary Range: $70,820 – $102,046 Per Year
- 2 Permanent, 99 Adesso Dr, Concord, Central Region
- 2 Temporary, duration up to 12 months (with possible extension), 99 Adesso Dr, Concord, Central Region
- Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.
Please apply online, only, by Wednesday, September 6, 2023, by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers, and entering Job ID 202290 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.
If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.