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Privacy Specialist, Inhouse Legal / Risk Management

Company name

Memorial Healthcare System

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Hollywood, FL

Date Last Verified

Feb 21,2018

Posted on

Jan 09,2018
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Privacy Specialist, Inhouse Legal / Risk Management The candidate will be responsible for assisting the Director of Privacy in managing, monitoring, investigating, and educating Memorial Healthcare System (MHS) and to ensure compliance with HIPAA Privacy Rule. Will assist the Privacy Director in identifying Privacy issues as well as implementing and maintaining the Privacy Program. Administers current process for receiving, documenting, tracking, investigating and taking action on all complaints concerning the organizations privacy policies and procedures in coordination with the Privacy Director. Ensures that all Request for Amendments, Privacy Incidents investigations, Records Restrictions and Accounting for Disclosures are processed within the time required by Federal and State laws. Assists Privacy Director in activities to foster privacy awareness within the organization and related entities. Maintains current knowledge of applicable federal and state privacy laws and accreditation standards and monitors advancements in information privacy technologies to ensure organizational adaptation and compliance. Respond to complaints and grievances related to Privacy issues. Assists with running electronic audits and any ongoing department projects. Compile, prepare, review and submit reports of privacy trends. Must have Bachelors Degree in Health Information Management or related health field with 1+ year of HIPAA/HITECH experience or Associate’s Degree in Health Information Management or related health field with 4+ years of HIPAA/HITECH experience or Paralegal Certificate with 4+ years of HIPAA/HITECH experience required. Extensive interactions are required with both internal and external individuals at a staff and management level, including the medical staff and patients. Must have knowledge and understanding of the HIPAA policy and procedures pertaining to HIPAA privacy rules, and Florida State rules. Should have knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and company systems. Must have excellent writing and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and work independently on projects.

Additional info

Requisition Number: 62888BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Memorial Healthcare System
1150 North 35th Avenue
Suite 300
Hollywood, FL 33021

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