The Privacy Officer is a director level employee at the corporate office who provides overall leadership and management with division privacy and security officers on the Company’s compliance with HIPAA’s Privacy Regulations.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Privacy Officer is responsible for establishing a “culture” of privacy compliance within the Company. The Privacy Officer must be competent to lead the management of all privacy related issues as they occur in a variety of circumstances. Accordingly, the Privacy Officer’s role may expand upon unforeseen events. Set forth below are examples of some specific duties of the Privacy Officer:
Self-motivated person who can understand privacy laws and regulations and develop appropriate application in the Company’s business environment.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to communicate in clear and concise language to internal and external stakeholders.
Develop and deliver compelling presentations to a wide variety of audiences that influence organization behavior.
Highly proficient skills in the use of standard software tools (Outlook Suite), as well as ability to learn a variety of company systems that impact your role.
5+ years direct experience in healthcare privacy management, with demonstrated knowledge of federal and state privacy laws, healthcare business operations, and information systems.
Bachelor’s degree (required) Masters or Doctor of Jurisprudence desired.
Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC) or equivalent.