The Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN), established in 1998, is a not-for-profit organization that supports and conducts high quality research to help end the HIV epidemic, and shares the best available evidence with those who can put that knowledge into action.
The OHTN conducts and funds HIV research and provides education, capacity building, evaluation services, data collection and monitoring for HIV services in Ontario. It is a collaborative network of: people living with HIV, community-based agencies, health care providers, government policy makers, educators, and researchers. With over 50 staff, the OHTN is an active, committed partner in Ontario’s HIV/AIDS strategy.
- A full-time two-year contract with option for renewal, for an individual to apply privacy training, comprehensive knowledge of privacy legislation and practices, and experience in implementing and managing privacy programs within the health care or research environment
- An opportunity to develop, implement and lead a comprehensive privacy program, for a medium-size organization with diverse programs related to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information
- A welcoming, open and accessible environment, which encourages initiative, cross-functional team work, knowledge-sharing and collaborative problem solving to drive excellence
- University degree in a relevant field (e.g., law, information management, health sciences)
- Designation as a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Canada (CIPP/C), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) or equivalent
- Experience in the development, implementation and management of privacy programs within health care or research organizations in Ontario or other comparable jurisdictions
- Comprehensive knowledge of privacy legislation and practices, preferably within the healthcare or health research environment, including the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) and the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)
- Familiarity with technical security safeguards as they relate to the protection of personal health information in electronic health systems and databases
- Strong problem-solving, decision-making and project management skills
- Ability to manage numerous and shifting priorities
- Excellent people skills with demonstrated strong written and oral communications skills
To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in and qualify for this position by August 1, 2016 via email to email@example.com quoting “Privacy Officer” in the subject line. We will contact you within two weeks after the application deadline if you have been selected to move forward in the process. We thank all applicants for their interest but will not be contacting those individuals who are not selected for further consideration.
The Ontario HIV Treatment Network is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from persons living with HIV/AIDS and persons with culturally diverse backgrounds.