January 2021 News
January 2021 News15-Apr-2021
1.Topic: NEW JOB(s): Implemented by JJEMC
Provincial Job Description #529 – Health Information Support Analyst
The updated documents are now available on the website under the following heading:
Provincial Job Descriptions
2.Topic: PROVINCIAL REVIEWS COMPLETED:
- Provincial Job Description #300 – Combined Laboratory & X-Ray Technologist
- Provincial Job Description #342 – Client Care Supervisor
- Provincial Job Description #404 – Combined Laboratory & X-Ray Technologist Working Supervisor
- Provincial Job Description #408 – Medical Diagnostic Technician
- Provincial Job Description #458 – Senior Combined Laboratory & X-Ray Technologist
Please contact Laurie Kisilowski (347-1740) if you have any questions.
3. Topic: PROVINCIAL REVIEWS INITIATED:
The JJEMC did not initiate any provincial reviews.
4. Topic: INITIATING A MAINTENANCE REQUEST:
Documentation required and process to follow for all changed and new jobs submitted to the Provider Group Joint Job Evaluation Maintenance Process.
(Process for an employee(s) requesting to be reclassified to a new job or another existing job in the plan
(Process for Employers to create new jobs – no employee(s) attached to submission
Draft Job Description
Documents must be reviewed and commented on by either the OOS Manager or employee(s), whichever is applicable. (e.g., if an employee initiates the Maintenance request, the OOS Manager is the “Reviewer”; if an OOS Manager initiates the Maintenance request, the employee(s) is the “Reviewer”).
Completed documents are forwarded to employer Human Resources department. Employer Human Resources department provides a copy to the local Union and forwards a copy to the Joint Job Evaluation Maintenance Committee (JJEMC) Assistant.
The Human Resources department and the local Union will arrange to meet with the JJEMC Assistant to discuss (three-party meeting) the maintenance request.
5. Topic: HEALTH INFORMATION PROTECTION ACT:
Should Employees or Employers wish to provide supporting documentation further to the required documents, then Regional Policies and Procedures and the Health Information Protection Act (HIPA) must be adhered to.
HIPA requires protection of health information such as Social Insurance Number (SIN), names, addresses, Health Services Number (HSN), next of kin or signatures that would identify an individual, who has not provided consent for information to be shared.
Please reference HIPA, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan’s website at
www.oipc.sk.ca or contact your Regional Privacy Office for further information.