Alberta Health Services (AHS) is seeking an experienced, driven and innovative individual for the role of Director, Privacy Investigations and Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA) within the Information & Privacy department. As one of Canada’s largest employers, AHS recognizes that to ensure the protection of health, personal and business information AHS relies on our people having the confidence to handle this information in the best interests of our patients, employees and the organization. A part of AHS’ Legal & Privacy team, the Information & Privacy team promotes the protection of privacy and access to information throughout AHS, enabling AHS staff to apply privacy principles in their daily work to ensure that our patients’ personal and health information is protected.
Reporting to the Chief Privacy Officer and a part of Information & Privacy’s Leadership Team, the Director, Privacy Investigations and PIA plays a critical role in leading a high functioning team responsible for compliance with the reporting requirements under the Health Information Act (Alberta), as well as our Privacy Impact Assessment team at AHS. You are a collaborative and customer focused individual as Information & Privacy works closely with internal and external stakeholders. You will work closely with the legal team to consider legislative reforms and statutory interpretations, contractual obligations, litigation and other matters. Other key internal stakeholder groups include Information Risk Management, Health Information Management, Research & Innovation, Data Analytics, Human Resources, Communications, and many more. AHS is subject to legislation relating to the protection of privacy and the public’s right to access to information. This includes compliance with the Health Information Act (HIA) and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP). The Information & Privacy Leadership team oversee the response to the public’s FOIP requests and also supports the organization in developing Privacy Impact reviews of AHS’s health and Personal information systems and programs. This position is based in Calgary.
Posting End Date: 10-JAN-2020