Privacy And Risk Analyst

Privacy And Risk Analyst

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Author pmnationtalk
Date January 18, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Position Summary

Interior Health is looking for a Privacy and Risk Analyst to join our amazing Privacy and Risk Management team in Kelowna, B.C.!

About the Role:

The Privacy and Risk Analyst: receives and responds to property and corporate liability claims and manages those not covered by the Health Care Protection Program; oversees the data analysis, intake processes and reporting for the Freedom of Information (FOI), policy, privacy and risk portfolios; liaises with various internal and external contacts and promotes effective application of policy, privacy and risk management principles, tools and methods across the organization.

Some Key Duties may include:

  • Maintains and analyzes all statistical data relevant to the FOI, privacy and risk management portfolio.
  • Provides administrative support to the FOI, Policy, Risk Management and Privacy portfolio.
  • Functions as the intake officer for the department (intake, triage and urgency analysis of incoming queries, requests, correspondence and documents related to core business activities). Ensures follow-up by relevant team member on emergent issues.
  • Ensures claim management information is documented, status of resolution processes are monitored and activities and outcomes are analyzed and reported for accountability and improvement purposes.
  • Registers and documents pertinent department core business activities in an accurate, complete and timely manner into electronic databases.
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of risk management, insurance and legal records and correspondence. Maintains the central insurance and corporate claims database and provides reports on loss exposures.
  • Facilitates the timely collection and communication of risk event information to external legal counsel and the Health Care Protection Program (HCPP) in order to facilitate processing as necessary.
  • Acts as primary team member responsible for communication of new claims to the HCPP and follow-up on claims in collaboration with Claims Examiners from HCPP and claims adjusters and legal counsel hired by HCPP.
  • Using the Patient Safety Learning System (PSLS) manages the day to day submission of new claims to HCPP across the health authority.
  • Ensures claim files in PSLS are up to date, reflecting their current status.
  • Works with HCPP claims examiners/legal counsel in provision of relevant information including IH health records, policy and other documents as appropriate in support of the investigation or defense of a claim.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Some of the Benefits of Joining Interior Health:

An attractive remuneration package and excellent career prospects awaits the right candidate. In addition to a competitive wage, we offer Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage and paid annual vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days) up to a maximum of 7 weeks (35 days). We also offer an attractive defined employee pension plan, disability and life insurance, and options for maternity &/or paternity leave top-up.

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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  • A level of education equivalent to a Diploma in Business, Health Administration or another related discipline.
  • At least 3 years of recent, related experience in a large complex organization.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of electronic information systems and information management processes.
  • Advanced proficiency in PC business applications, database, internet/intranet, and report writing.
  • Demonstrated project management experience and abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, implement, organize, and problem-solve in a constantly changing healthcare environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively; to interact with tact and diplomacy with staff at all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to remain organized and on task while handling multiple priorities.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and independently to manage projects and meet competing deadlines.
  • High degree of proficiency with standard and advanced features of MS Office Suite of computer applications such as Microsoft Word, SharePoint, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
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