Privacy Manager
Privacy Manager
Canada, Ontario, Markham
4d ago

Job Description

The Privacy Manager for Extendicare will manage and maintain a comprehensive enterprise-wide privacy program across Extendicare’s long-term care, home care, and corporate areas, that enables standardized privacy practices that minimize risk and ensure the confidentiality of protected information across Extendicare.

This position will be located at our Head Office in Markham, Ontario and will have flexibility for both remote and in-office work based on our hybrid work model

Accountabilities :

  • Provides strategic and tactical advice to Extendicare’s leaders on privacy and data protection issues
  • Leads privacy issue management processes and protocols across Extendicare, including reporting to appropriate provincial privacy governance bodies
  • Manages and responds to privacy incidents
  • With Quality and Risk, Information Technology, Legal and Operations partners, implements a privacy maturity roadmap across Extendicare operations and corporate areas
  • Serves as a subject matter expert assisting in functional requirements related to privacy, such as negotiations with clients, vendors and partners
  • Leads privacy education for Extendicare
  • Documents and communicates clear privacy requirements for business initiatives
  • Reports on the performance of the privacy program using established metrics
  • Monitors privacy trends in the internal and external government, and advises on impact to Extendicare’s information and privacy practices
  • Skills and Experience :

  • 5+ years of experience in applying Canadian privacy laws
  • Familiarity with health information legislation in Ontario, and interest / aptitude in learning legislation for Manitoba and Alberta, and / or Nova Scotia.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver measurable business outcomes in a complex stakeholder environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong relationship and stakeholder management skills
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree.
  • IAPP certified (or willing to become certified within 12 months)
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • What Extendicare has to offer :

    At Extendicare, we believe that working as a team creates an environment that allows us to reach our potential. We value each employee, encourage equal opportunity for growth and recognize achievement.

    As a valued member of our team, you can expect :

  • Continuous mentorship, support for life-long learning and growth opportunities
  • Opportunities for advancement and career growth within the organization
  • A rewarding and meaningful work experience where you can enrich your life and the lives of others through your work.
  • Employee Family Assistance Program.
  • Robust benefits package.
  • Extendicare is a leading provider of care and services for seniors throughout Canada. Through our network of over 115 operated senior care and living centres, as well as our home health care operations, we are committed to delivering care throughout the health care continuum to meet the needs of a growing seniors’ population in Canada.

    Our qualified and highly trained workforce of 23,700 individuals are united by a dedication to quality care and by our vision of being the best provider of senior care and services in Canada

    In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Extendicare's Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Extendicare’s hiring process.

    Extendicare recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, patients, team members and visitors from COVID-19.

    As such, subject to medical exemptions, a condition of employment with Extendicare is requiring that all new hires have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

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