Negotiable Area Access to Information Coordinator (N-B) PCN 1004410
Horizon Health Network
Miramichi, NB
Horizon Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.
COMPETITION #: 2019-41152 External
BARGAINING UNIT: Non-Bargaining
ZONE: Corporate
DEPARTMENT: Right to Information Service
FACILITY: Negotiable
POSTING TYPE: Permanent Part Time
JOB TITLE: Access to Information Coordinator
CLASSIFICATION: Non Bargaining
LANGUAGE: English Essential
HOURS OF WORK: Day, FTE: 0.5, Subject to change due to operational requirements
SALARY: $56,524 to $78,962 per year (Pay Band 5) (Based on 37.5 hours per week)

JOB PURPOSE:
The Access to Information Coordinator is a key member of the Quality & Patient Centred Care portfolio. This position will help manage compliance with the information access provision subsequent to the Right to Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in a health affiliated discipline or related field
Knowledge of the healthcare system and hospital operations.
Minimum five years of progressive experience in a health care setting
Completion of or working towards an Information Access and Protection of Privacy certification or equivalent.
Knowledgeable in the applicable federal and provincial legislations and accreditation standards.
Ability to apply quality improvement principles in a healthcare setting.
Strong leadership (integrity, dependability, honesty, initiative, tact and high ethical standards) and management skills (analytical skills, problem solving abilities, judgment and multitask), with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work independently, build interdisciplinary teams and develop networks.

Demonstrated proficiency verified by testing in:
Power Point 50%
Excel 50%
Word 50%

(Equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered)

OTHER ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Written and spoken competence in English
Good prior work record and demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis
Must be able to travel throughout Horizon as required to carry out the responsibilities of the position.
Demonstrated adherence to all privacy legislation and corporation policies to ensure all confidential patient, business, financial and employee information is accessed on a need to know basis only (for required job duties) and is disclosed only to those authorized to receive it

**A Resume (C.V.) is required as part of the application**

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Management of Right to Information Requests
Liaise, consult and provide advice to internal and external clients and organizations in relation to specific Right to Information (RTI) requests
Receive and acknowledge RTI requests from applicants and through the RTI checklist ensure appropriate stakeholders are notified
Determine and process an extension request to the Office of the Integrity Commissioner as required
Collect and prepare requested RTI documents, and ensure appropriate review in a timely manner
Document written decisions in a manner which is clear and comprehensive, whilst being succinct and meeting the requirements of high quality statement of reasons.
Manage the processing of a workload of multiple applications while meeting all statutory obligations and time frames.

Right to Information Subject Matter Expert
Act as a specialist responsible for all aspects of the application, interpretation and administration of the Right to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and for ensuring compliance with these laws, including reporting requirements.
Provide advice on the impact and application of the RTI to departmental staff.
Provides educational information and support to internal stakeholders as needed
Undertake research, interpretation and application of legislation relating to the release of information to ensure accurate and thorough advice and decisions.
Maintain an awareness of ongoing RTI, standards, practices and management trends.

Right to Information Process and Operations
Leads the development, maintenance and review of policies, procedures, systems and standards and provide advice and assistance to departmental staff on their application.
Brief management on the progress and status of applications.
Takes personal responsibility to deliver on agreed outcomes, demonstrate and foster high standards of professionalism and ethical behaviour, demonstrate self-awareness and a commitment to personal development.
Manage records in accordance with the Public Records Act and associated standards and policies.
Prepares reports for Vice President, Quality & Patient Centred Care, for Horizon leadership and Board of Directors as required.
Coordinates all activities relating to the development, planning and implementation of the operational framework for the Acts and related legislation, regulations, directives and guidelines.
Represents Horizon externally to external stakeholders in coordination with other leaders as requested.

Supervisory role
Monitor, supervise and direct the work of the Administrative Assistant.

Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by October 16, 2019.
NOTE: There will be no further postings for this position should there be no fully qualified applicants. If you wish to be considered for this position and have most of the qualifications as posted and the registration or licensure where required, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
Please quote Competition # 2019- 41152 -External . Horizon Health Network appreciates expressed interest, however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Human Resources Department, Horizon Health Network.