Collingwood General and Marine Hospital
Aug 21, 2019Full time
Choose Collingwood General & Marine Hospital: Explore a role with Collingwood General & Marine Hospital (CGMH) and live your ideal lifestyle. Located on the shores of Georgian Bay, you have the opportunity to enjoy the 4-season recreational community. CGMH is a 70-bed facility serving more than 60,000 permanent residents and 3.5 million annual visitors to the communities of Wasaga Beach, Collingwood, Clearview and the Blue Mountains. CGMH is an acute care hospital providing emergency care, diagnostic services including lab, imaging and cardio respiratory therapy, as well as two inpatient units (medicine and surgery). In addition, CGMH provides care in specialty areas including obstetrics, orthopaedics, intensive care and surgery. The Hospital also provides outpatient care including dialysis and a wide range of clinics including mental health and rehabilitation services. There are endless opportunities for families, adventure seekers, boaters, foodies and so much more. Corporate Culture: At Collingwood General & Marine Hospital, we are anchored by our vision, mission and values and guided by our strategic directions. If you exhibit the core values of CGMH; Inclusive, Caring, Accountable, Respect, Excellence, Teamwork, Adaptable, we want you to join us in providing exceptional services to our patient and their families. The Opportunity: The Health Information Management Coordinator and Privacy Lead will support the development, delivery, management and monitoring of Collingwood General & Marine Hospital’s (CGMH) Health Information Management and Privacy/Access Program. The Health Information Management Coordinator and Privacy Lead will ensure all legislation requirements; accreditation standards and reporting requirements are completed. They will also ensure the hospital’s compliance with privacy in a number of areas i.e. legislation, obligations established in agreements with partners, hospital policies and procedures and best practices. The candidate will function as the Freedom of Information (FOI) Coordinator and privacy subject matter expert working collaboratively with all levels of hospital staff across the hospital as it relates to the collection, use, disclosure, retention and destruction of personal health information, and corporate information. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree/Health Information Management Diploma Undergraduate degree in health information management, health policy, health administration or graduation from a CCHIM Accredited HIM Program; CHIM professional credential. Understanding and knowledge regarding all relevant regulatory/legislation laws (e.g. PHIPPA, FIPPA); 3-5 years’ experience with privacy and health information management or related role within a hospital setting, or health systems perspective; Working knowledge of electronic health records, abstracting and or other health information systems. Detailed knowledge of Meditech & Med2020 is preferred. Knowledge of ICD10-CA/CCI, MIS and other data collection systems Knowledge of industry databases such as CIHI, MOHLTC Must strive to continuously provide a safe and supportive environment for patients, staff, physicians, and volunteers Must adhere to the duties of workers, as stipulated in the Occupational Health and Safety Act Must have an ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) in the English language in order to provide excellent communication with team members, patients and families. Ability to communicate in additional language(s) is considered an asset. Must have basic computer skills Must be dedicated to professional growth & development Must be able to perform all bona fide and essential duties of the position, which may include physical demands such as moving/transferring patients, pushing, pulling, bending, etc. Must have demonstrated excellent attendance/performance record Excellent organization and prioritization skills Ability to work independently and effectively communicate with other members of the health care team Canadian privacy certification: e.g. Certified Information Privacy Profession (CIPP/C), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIMP/C) or equivalent experience preferred Sound understanding of project management and/or change management principles preferred Duties and Responsibilities: Managing the day to day operation of the Health Information Management department, ensuring they meet all legislation requirements, accreditation standards and reporting requirements. Assist other departments in identifying, defining, and prioritizing information management requirements. Acts as subject matter expert for the responsible stewardship, safeguarding and management of information in support of improved health care delivery, health system management and maintenance of public trust. Manages the development, innovation, implementation, evaluation and sustainability of the privacy and access program by developing or contributing to strategies, policies and procedures, standards, education and training for employees and external health care providers and partners, students, volunteers, affiliates, vendors, etc., to support the mandate and objectives of the hospital while managing privacy risk to the organization and supporting the privacy rights of individuals. Supports the response to privacy access requests, inquiries and complaints in compliance with PHIPA and in collaboration with Health Information Systems, including tracking information on events for program monitoring and reporting purposes. Also supporting processes associated with obtaining consent and ongoing consent management for clients and their substitute decision-makers. Manages the process for receiving, documenting, tracking, containing, investigating, analyzing and resolving privacy incidents and breaches. Supporting the containment and investigation of critical privacy incidents in collaboration with security, human resources, legal and relevant departments involved in events where relevant, formulating incident and breach response recommendations including privacy risk response and supporting risk mitigation activities Manages and supports privacy risk management and privacy and access program assurance activities to support oversight, monitoring and continuous improvement of the privacy program (i.e. user access audits, privacy reviews, privacy impact assessments) and compliance monitoring activities in coordination with the Hospital’s other compliance and operational assessment functions. Tracks and monitors privacy risks and supporting privacy risk management decision-making Active participation in the Hospital’s Health and Safety Internal Responsibility System, which includes maintaining accountability for the defined responsibilities listed in applicable legislation, policies and procedures; Actively contributes within the scope of the position to the enhancement of the patient experience through continuous improvement, learning, and teamwork, with the goal of creating an environment that is caring, inclusive, respectful, patient and family-centred with a focus on excellence, innovation and safety; Ensure compliance with the Hospital’s patient safety, staff safety policies and appropriate legislation. Day to day supervision of Health Information Management staff More Information: Location: Health Information Technology Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time Start Date: In line with the next hospital orientation Hours of Work: Day Please be reminded that as a Hospital, in order to provide the necessary patient care, our operations run 24/7. Therefore, depending on the program for which you are applying, it may be an expectation that you are available to work week days and weekends, as well as all shifts - days, evenings, and nights. Wage: $41.42 - $48.02 Benefits: This position includes a comprehensive non-union benefit plan, including but not limited to extended health and dental coverage, life and accident insurance, paid vacation and sick days, short/long term disability plans, HOODIP pension plan, Employee & Family Assistance Program and access to CGMH Perkopolis discounts. HOW TO APPLY: Hospital Website : https://cgmh.on.ca/career/health-information-management-coordinator-and-privacy-lead---perm-ft-2019-145 If you are interested in joining our inspiring team, please apply online before 11:59pm EST on the posting close date by submitting an updated copy of your resume and cover letter in PDF or Word format. Due to the volume of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please be advised that as part of the mandatory screening process CGMH requires professional references, verification of academic training, professional accreditation, plus a current Police Vulnerable Sector Check. Collingwood General and Marine Hospital is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. We encourage all qualified individuals including visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2s+ persons, and others who may contribute to a diverse workplace to apply. If contacted regarding a competition, please advise Human Resources of accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.