Island Health is seeking a highly skilled subject matter expert in information privacy, stewardship and engineering privacy into digital health care and service solutions.
As the Senior Privacy Specialist, Strategic Initiatives, you are responsible for leading, advancing and embedding lawful and privacy engineered designs and practices into strategic initiatives associated with transforming health care and services and their support models in digital and cloud based environments.
As an experienced privacy expert, leader and best practice influencer, you are also knowledgeable about information security, digital health and cloud service delivery systems and standards. You will use these assets to develop, execute, evaluate and continuously improve strategic and tactical strategies and solutions that embed access and privacy regulatory requirements, standards, best information stewardship practices into clinical and business processes and into the design and function of various evolving and new information systems. These may include Island Health’s Patient Portal, the Electronic Health Record, data analytical, and reporting systems that do or will utilize both public and private digital technologies (e.g. cloud) to transform clinical and business health care and service delivery.
Ever aware of and responsive to larger systems influences, you will liaise, educate and collaborate with organizational and provincial leaders, care and service providers to advance, execute and sustain prioritized common cross-health sector and organizational initiatives and department strategic initiatives and plans. This includes developing internal and corporate policies, procedures, risk assessments and guidance tools.
You will also assist the Director to innovatively and continuously improve and evolve the core operations and mandate of the department and represent the Director and Island Health in provincial and local committees.
Along with your master’s degree or equivalent experience in Health Information Science, Information Management or a health care related field, you must have at least five years’ progressive privacy experience in a complex health service system with a minimum of three of those years at a strategic privacy leadership level.
Experience with developing, maintaining and using databases such as SQL and ORACLE and a working knowledge of cloud-based solutions and standards is preferred.
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Questions? Contact Cathy Yaskow, Director, Information Stewardship, Access and Privacy email@example.com
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.
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