In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Under the direction of the Leader, Information Access Compliance Team (IACT), the Information Access Analyst (the Analyst) is responsible for confidential processing and managing of formal access and information sharing requests for Corporate and health records, including reviews or inquiries of the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner, in compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) and VIHA policies.
The Analyst liaises with the public and other third parties in support of preparing and processing records subject to a request. The Analyst administers the request management process that includes reviews of relevant records, interprets and applies applicable sections of the Act through the process of redaction and prepares the final response for review by the Leader. Working as part of the ISAP team, the Analyst participates in day-to-day information access and privacy analysis and trending, compliance/risk monitoring and education operations of the department.
A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Diploma or Certification in Access and Privacy such as CAPAPA, Health Information Management or related field with evidence of continuing professional development in the area of information access and management and three (3) to five (5) years' recent progressive experience in health care with a minimum of one (1) year recent direct experience in severing health and corporate records in compliance with the Act.