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Job title: HIA Policy Analyst

Company: Government of Alberta

Job description: Job Information
Job Title: HIA Policy Analyst
Job Requisition ID: 58957
Ministry: Health
Location: Edmonton
Full or Part-Time: Full Time
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week
Permanent/Temporary: Permanent
Scope: Open Competition
Closing Date: July 17, 2024
Classification: Program Services 3 Market Adjustment
Salary: ​$2,626.89 to $3,448.73 bi-weekly ($68,561 – $90,011/year)The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit:The Ministry of Health works to ensure Albertans receive the right health care services, at the right time, in the right place, provided by the right health care providers and teams. For further information, visit the ministry website atAs part of the Strategic Policy and Performance Division, the Health Information Act Policy, Privacy and Security Unit is responsible for the maintenance and administration of Alberta’s Health Information Act including health information policy and advice to support compliance with the HIA and to support the strategic goals of the Ministry and the health system.Role ResponsibilitiesIf you are someone excited to be challenged to provide analytical policy support while also providing exceptional customer service, and we piqued your interest continue reading on!Under the general guidance and direction of the Senior Manager, HIA Policy, the HIA Policy Analyst is responsible for:

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  • Keeping abreast of health information policy issues across Canada and internationally. Defining policy issues and challenges, researching, analyzing, summarizing and documenting the policy options for decision by senior management.
  • Providing policy interpretation and best practice guidelines both within the department and the external health system as appropriate.
  • Providing HIA policy support to various internal and external committees and working groups as assigned.
  • Providing assistance to Albertans through the HIA Help Desk; addressing Albertans questions about the HIA, access and privacy rights, Electronic Health Records, and other HIA related topics.

This position exercises considerable interpersonal skills working with the public and other health related organizations and departmental, government and external health sector contacts at all levels, to support policy compliance with the HIA legislation.Please click on this to view the job description for this position.APS CompetenciesCompetencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.This link will assist you with understanding competencies: .Our ideal candidate is someone who demonstrates the following competencies:

  • Systems Thinking: Considers interrelationships and emerging trends to attain goals.
  • Drive for Results: Works to exceed goals and partner with others to achieve objectives.
  • Creative Problem Solving: Focuses on continuous improvement and increasing breadth of insight.
  • Build Collaborative Enviornments: Facilitates open communication and leverages team skill

QualificationsUniversity Degree in related field such as Business/Public Administration, Information Management, Political Science, Law, Healthy Policy, Social Sciences supplemented by a minimum of two years directly related experience is required.Equivalency:Related experience or education may be considered as an equivalency on a one for one basis.Required experience:

  • In-depth knowledge of the HIA, FOIP and PIPA legislation and health policy development;
  • Experience with researching, analyzing, interpreting and developing policy options;
  • Experience organizing relevant information into policy, briefs, reports etc.;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, cooperatively and productively with others to achieve desired results;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including succinctly deriving and documenting meeting outcomes;
  • Proficient with Microsoft products.

The following are considered assets to the position:

  • Certificate in Information Access and Protection of Privacy;
  • Knowledge and/or experience with the health system.

A cover letter outlining how your experience relates to the qualifications of this role is required.Minimum recruitment standards outline the minimum education and experience required for appointment to a job classification. Refer to .NotesThis competition will be used to staff one (1) full time permanent position.Hours of Work7.25 hours daily/ 36.25 hours weekly, Monday to FridayLocationThis position requires working from the office with an option to qualify for a hybrid work arrangement (in accordance with GOA policy).Other information:This position maybe used to fill future vacancies across the Government of Alberta, at equal or lower classification and salary.
Top candidates may be required to undergo security screeningIn your resume, please include dates (including months and years) associated with all education and work experience. Also, please indicate whether your work experience is casual, part time or full time.Any costs associated with obtaining the required documents/checks as noted or interview travel expenses, will be the responsibility of the candidate. Out-of-province applicants can obtain the required documents/checks from the province they currently reside in.Links and information on what the GoA has to offer to prospective employees.

  • Working for the Alberta Public Service –
  • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
  • Management Employees Pension Plan (MEPP) –
  • Alberta Public Service Benefit Information –
  • Professional learning and development –
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  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
  • Opportunity to participate in flexible work arrangements such as working from home up to two days per week and modified work schedule agreement
  • Leadership and mentorship programs

How To Apply
Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience, and relevant examples of required competencies.Candidates are required to apply for a job online. Please visit for more information. Please visit , for more information.It is recommended applicants who have completed post-secondary studies from outside of Canada obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)( ) or from a recognized Canadian Credential Evaluator; please visit the Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada for more information ( ).It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.Closing Statement
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.If you require any further information on this job posting or require an accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Abhishek Sharma at

Location: Edmonton, AB

Job date: Fri, 05 Jul 2024 00:55:27 GMT