Want to make a difference in your career? Consider this opportunity
Reporting to the Manager, Privacy, the Privacy Specialist is responsible for assisting the team in ensuring OH programs comply with privacy rules and regulations. In this role, you will be part of a team that leads the development of a privacy program for some of the most exciting and transformative initiatives in Ontario.
What Ontario Health offers:
Achieving your career goals is a priority to us. Benefits of working at Ontario Health may include the following based on employment type:
- Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage from your first day
- Health care spending account
- Premium defined benefit pension plan
- 3 personal days and 2 float days annually
- Individual contributors start at 3 weeks’ vacation with 4 weeks at 2 yrs.
- Career development opportunities
- A collaborative values-based team culture
- A wellness programs
- Participation in Communities of Inclusion
Here is what you will be doing:
- Develop privacy policies and procedures.
- May be required to conduct privacy impact assessments for small to medium complex initiatives.
- Support investigating privacy incidents, patient inquiries, and privacy requests of any kind.
- Identify and assessing privacy risks.
- Provide privacy advisory and support to business teams.
- Lead and participate on project teams as the privacy subject matter expert.
- Identify privacy requirements.
- Develop strong relationships with various internal and external stakeholders to foster a culture of privacy.
- Respond and provide advice and legislative interpretation for information and access requests, consent management requests, complaints, or inquiries, appeals and privacy issues under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
- Support privacy program projects and activities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Privacy Office.
- Develop and deliver privacy training for Ontario Health.
- Other duties as required.
Here is what you will need to be successful:
Education & Experience
- Recognized access and privacy designation (CIPP/C) is preferred.
- Recognized security certification or designation is an asset.
- Bachelor’s degree in health care, health informatics, public or business administration or another relevant field is preferred.
- 1 to 3 years relevant experience.
- Experience conducting privacy impact assessments is an asset
- Direct operational level privacy experience preferably in a health sector and/or IT environment is an asset.
Knowledge & Skills
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience of access and privacy requirements and practices, preferably related to the health and public sectors.
- Ontario’s Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA).
- Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).
- Thorough understanding of “privacy-by-design” and best practices.
- Experience with conducting and/or providing oversight for privacy impact assessments including developing privacy requirements, risk mitigation plans, corporate policies and developing and/or delivering training content.
- Knowledge of technology architecture and infrastructure, digital health solutions and services, enterprise and corporate IT including information and cyber security preferred.
- Working knowledge of digital health technologies and information security industry standards.
- Excel in a fast-paced and project focused environment.
- Exceptional analytic and creative problem-solving abilities.
- Strong written and verbal communication.
Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time
Paygrade and Zone: 4
Employment Location: Toronto, Ontario (currently virtual; subject to change). All applicants must be a resident of Ontario to be considered for roles at Ontario Health.
Ontario Health actively encourages applications from candidates who are First Nations, Métis, Inuit, and urban Indigenous; Francophone; Black and racialized; members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities; trans and nonbinary; and disabled.
We encourage applicants with accessibility needs to notify us if they have any accommodation needs in the application and/or interview process.
Note: As part of the initial recruitment screening process, Applicants must confirm that they are Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19. If Applicants are not Fully Vaccinated, they will be asked to identify any accommodation needs pursuant to a protected ground under the Code. If no such accommodation is identified, the Applicant will not be eligible to proceed through the recruitment process.