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The Privacy Analyst will be working with the Chief Privacy Officer, affiliate Privacy Officers and other privacy team members to assure compliance with federal and state privacy regulations including HIPAA, HITECH, CMIA, other state privacy laws and the organization's privacy policies and procedures. The Privacy Analyst will investigate potential privacy breaches and noncompliance with HIPAA policies. The Privacy Analyst plays a vital role in the proactive privacy program initiative. Assists in the day-to-day management of the privacy incident response process. The Privacy Analyst will perform monitoring of the privacy compliance tracking tools, conduct analysis and provide reporting. This position will perform trending, analysis and metric reporting related to privacy breaches and make recommendations for control implementation, education opportunities and remediation.
Bachelor's degree in health information management, project planning, healthcare informatics, computer science or forensics or equivalent experience may be considered.
2-5 years work experience in privacy, compliance or healthcare field.Experience in healthcare company with knowledge of existing and emerging federal and state requirements related to privacy and security of health information. Demonstrated ability to maintain clear documentation of investigations corrective action plans that is clear, accurate, complete easily understandable to auditors, regulators others, as appropriate.
Must be highly organized and detail-oriented.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Must demonstrate a high level of integrity and professionalism to handle sensitive and confidential information.
Demonstrated ability to set priorities and to respond to changing demands from multiple sources in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to follow through, meet deadlines, anticipate requirements and build relationships.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills combined with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Requires the ability to exercise independent judgment and employ basic reasoning skills.Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment with minimal supervision.Project management experience.Database management experience.Demonstrated comfort level w/ internal systems or demonstrated ability to learn new systems preferred.Demonstrated problem solving decision making skills preferred.
Excellent time management organizational skills preferred.
Knowledge of PC, relevant applications, analytical statistical skills.
Travel on an occasional basis with some overnight stays. Must have reliable transportation and be available for unplanned travel. Flexibility in working hours may be necessary. Significant amounts of sitting; use of both hands (for grasping, file hanging, telephone use, and word processing); hearing, speech, vision; and driving capabilities are all required physical abilities.