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Privacy Analyst - Information Systems
Part Time, Days, Benefits-Eligible - 20 hours over 3 weekdays: Mon, Wed & Thurs or Fri
Sellersville, PA 18960

There's a new era of wellness ahead, and we no longer think about treating our bodies only when we're sick but nurturing our bodies when we are well, so we can stay in a perpetual state of good health. Grand View Health is leading the way to this new era with investments in technology, facilities, partnerships and, most importantly, compassionate and exceptional talent. Located in Upper Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Grand View Health is a well-established, independent hospital offering a full range of healthcare services. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness.
 

Responsibilities

The Privacy Analyst will support the mission of the Privacy Compliance Program to effectively prevent and/or detect violations of law, regulations or policies and standards of conduct and, if detected, to quickly and effectively correct these violations. This position oversees all ongoing activities related to the development, implementation, maintenance of and adherence to business unit privacy practices in conformance with company policies and procedures covering the privacy of and access to information.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to applicable federal and state privacy laws and related policies and procedures.
  • Recommends information privacy technologies to ensure adaptation and compliance.
  • Represents the Information Privacy Program on various committees and workgroups.
  • Conducts privacy investigations and case management.
  • Provides regular and ad hoc training and awareness.
  • Conducts monitoring and auditing activities for assigned business unit(s), and coordinates action to respond to identified risks and violations.
  • Conducts role-based education and training of assigned business unit employees on privacy regulations and policies and procedures.
  • Leads the incident response team to investigate and correct violations of privacy standards, confidentiality or information security. Ensures remedial action, corrects current problems and takes all available steps to prevent future problems.
  • Applies investigative techniques and audits to validate privacy breach occurrences.
  • Conducts risk assessments to determine breach notification responsibilities.
  • Consults with patients and family members to obtain sensitive information and communicate investigative results, while ensuring a successful customer experience and service recovery.
  • Manages and documents all privacy incidents, utilizing case management solutions to ensure accurate documentation and reporting.
  • Collaborates with other departments, such as legal counsel, human resources, IT and HIM, to maintain organization compliance with federal and state laws regarding privacy, security and protection of information resources.
  • In cooperation with Human Resources, ensures compliance with privacy policies and consistent application of sanctions for failure to comply with privacy policies for all employees, extended workforce and business associates.
  • Manages privacy voicemail, email and investigation cases.
     

Qualifications

  • 3 or more years of experience in privacy and/or compliance or equivalent experience in quality, audit, human resources, HIM, provider or customer relations, or other related work.
  • 3+ years of experience in related field (privacy, cybersecurity, legal, compliance or other related field).
  • Healthcare experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of privacy laws (i.e., HIPAA, HITECH, GLB, etc.), access and release of information.
  • Proven ability to communicate professionally and effectively in written and oral format, along with the ability to think analytically and solve problems as required.
  • Experience in investigative techniques and ability to investigate complex privacy issues.
  • Understanding of key privacy laws: HIPAA, HITECH and PA state privacy laws.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • CIPP or similar certification (e.g., CHPC, CHC, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPP/C).
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