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Privacy Officer

Company name

CynergisTek, Inc.

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Oct 18,2019

Valid Through

Jan 31,2020

Posted on

May 09,2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


San Francisco, CA, United States

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Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
Health Care >> Health Care
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Privacy Officer
The candidate will perform privacy and compliance program assessments and deliver consulting services to healthcare clients nationwide. Will work remotely and travels to clients on a regular basis. Conduct HIPAA privacy assessments, OCR audit readiness reviews and mock audits, healthcare compliance program assessments, research program assessments, and respond to related client inquiries from healthcare clients. Conduct in-person, detailed interviews with client representatives, including privacy officers, general counsel, health information management, and other compliance officers and directors. Produce reports of findings documenting assessment results with recommendations to assist clients in improving their compliance programs and positioning. Present clients with assessment results, recommendations and priority initiatives at on-site or remote workshops/meetings. Communicate directly with clients and manage client requirements/expectations around privacy services. Advise clients on privacy and compliance issues upon inquiry and provide requested guidance to clients, in consultation with the Privacy Services Manager/Director and Subject Matter Experts, in response to regulatory enforcement/audits. Perform quality assurance reviews of other consultants’ reports. Present clients with assessment result at on-site or remote workshops, along with recommendations to ensure compliance. Contribute the continuous improvement and development of Privacy services. Collaborate with colleagues in meeting company revenue/performance goals. Complete time entries, leave requests, workload management reports, expense reimbursements, and other assigned reporting within the designated time frames. Complete assigned training within designated timeframes.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Master’s degree in business, healthcare, law or related field along with 3+ years’ experience overseeing compliance with HIPAA and other privacy regulations or a Juris Doctor (JD) with a concentration in healthcare law along with 1 year experience in healthcare privacy and compliance. Relevant work experience will also be considered in lieu of degree. Must have CHPC, CHC, CIPP, CIPM (or comparable certification) or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire. Must have experience completing assessments with privacy and compliance frameworks and best practices (e.g. HIPAA, state privacy statutes, federal sentencing guidelines, HHS OIG healthcare compliance guidelines). Knowledge of effective health care privacy and compliance programs is required. Juris Doctor (JD) with a concentration in healthcare law along with 3+ years’ experience consulting in healthcare privacy and compliance, or comparable experience is preferred. Experience in a healthcare leadership role with an emphasis on the implementation of health information privacy programs in a patient care environment is preferred. In-depth working knowledge of current HIPAA Privacy regulations and other pertinent and applicable Federal and State regulations related to protected health information is preferred.

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Job ID 27238354

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
CynergisTek, Inc.
11940 Jollyville Road
Suite 300-N
Austin, TX 78759

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