Island Health seeks a highly skilled privacy subject matter expert, risk and trend evaluator and leader in interpreting and applying legislation, standards and principles to practices and technology in a complex digital healthcare environment.
As the Privacy Specialist, you are responsible for leading components of, and participating in the development, implementation, evaluation and evolution of a comprehensive Information Stewardship, Access & Privacy (ISAP) program within Island Health. This will include developing corporate policies, procedures and guidance tools to build accountability and privacy conscious information handling practices into the delivery of quality patient care and services within a complex digital care and service environment.
Using your privacy expertise, you will support internal and external customers by administering and continuously improving key privacy operations such as privacy promotion, consultation, analysis and risk remediation, legislative and standards compliance monitoring, privacy breach management and education.
You will also represent the Director and Manager in provincial and local committees, working groups and activities.
Along with your bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Health Information Science, Information Management, Health Administration, or a related field with evidence of continuing professional development in the areas of information privacy and information management, you have at least three to five years’ recent, related privacy experiencewith a minimum of three of those years at a strategic privacy leadership level.
An advanced understanding of information access and privacy legislation, standards and best practices, digital health care trends and clinical and business information systems is essential, as is a solid understanding of information security principles and controls necessary to support privacy risk identification in electronic systems.
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Contact Cathy Yaskow, Director, Information Stewardship, Access and Privacy
Island Health is one of British Columbia’s five regional health authorities. With over 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers that give their time, skills and experience to our organization, Island Health is the largest employer on Vancouver Island. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan.
Come be a part of our future!