|RES O 24R - Data Sharing Specialist|
RES O 24R - Data Sharing Specialist
Company : BC Public Service
Salary : $66,558–$75,884 a year
Location : British Columbia
Data Sharing Specialist
Research Officer 24
An eligibility list may be established.
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The Health Sector Information, Analysis and Reporting Division (HSIAR) sets the foundation for the delivery of high-quality health sector information, analytics and reporting. The Division leads key information management functions including data stewardship, governance, security, access, analytics and reporting, quality assurance, performance measurement and evaluations functions. HSIAR sets out to exercise effective governance over data resources, while enabling timely and secure access to data, supporting an integrated, modernized model of information sharing across the health sector. The Division leads the overarching provincial analytic strategy and approach, and performs comprehensive, integrated analysis of health sector performance to ensure a consistent and timely approach to health system measurement utilizing a client centered approach.
Data Management and Stewardship (DMS) provides leadership in the use of, and access to, health data to support evidence-informed decisions, policy, analysis and research directed to achieving improvements in health outcomes. The branch is responsible for the development and implementation of a strategic vision for health secondary data management and data security, ensuring that ministry data assets are appropriately managed and effectively leveraged.
At the full working level, a Data Sharing Specialist formulates responses to proposed data-sharing initiatives such as data access requests for health care monitoring, planning, and research purposes, and negotiates and drafts Information Sharing Agreements involving multiple data sources, legislative authorities and stakeholders. The position ensures that Information Sharing Agreements conform to legislative and policy requirements, that appropriate and enforceable data protection provisions are included, and that business requirements are appropriately reflected in the agreements.
This position formulates responses to proposed data-sharing initiatives and negotiates and drafts Agreements involving multiple data sources, legislative authorities and stakeholders, including in relation to data access requests for research purposes. The position ensures Information Sharing Agreements conform to legislative and policy requirements, that appropriate and enforceable data protection provisions are included, and that business requirements are appropriately reflected in all Agreements.
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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact [email protected] DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Degree in a health or research related field, information systems, social sciences or other relevant discipline and 1-year progressively responsible relevant experience OR
- Diploma in a health or research related field, information systems, social sciences or other relevant discipline and 3 years progressively responsible relevant experience; OR
- No Degree/Diploma and 4 years of progressively responsible relevant experience.
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Relevant experience must include all of the following:
- Experience in the development and delivery of complex planning, policy and legislative initiatives or programs.
- Experience working with diverse teams and committees of senior managers, executives and professionals.
- Experience providing policy and issues management analysis advice to senior decision makers.
- Preference may be given to those with experience preparing, or supporting the development of, information sharing agreements, contracts, Memoranda of Understanding or similar instruments.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire (BASIC): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.