Privacy Officer

  • Mercy Cedar Rapids
  • Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
  • Mar 17, 2021
Part Time

Job Description

Responsible for overseeing all ongoing activities related to the development, implementation, maintenance and adherence to the organization's policies and procedures covering the privacy and access to patient health information in compliance with federal and state laws and the healthcare organization's information privacy practices. Job Duties Self-starter; ability to initiate projects, plan own activities and make decisions within the framework of the responsibility and authority of the job. Demonstrates ability to lead and/or facilitate teams and/or projects toward successful achievement of goals. Demonstrates strong analytical, critical thinking and communication skills. Demonstrates leadership in performance improvement techniques, change management, team facilitation and conflict resolution knowledge and principles of practice Maintains knowledge in accreditation, legal/regulatory and evidence-based clinical practices and health care processes. Basic proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point. Statistical process control software desirable. Knowledge and experience in state and federal information privacy laws, including but not limited to HIPAA, access, release of information and release control technologies. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Minimum of four years health care experience required. Previous healthcare leadership experience preferred. CMS regulatory and Joint Commission Accreditation experience preferred. Must have experience in HIPAA Privacy auditing, conducting investigations, monitoring standards, regulatory compliance or related experience in a healthcare field. Professional Experience Minimum of four years health care experience required. Previous healthcare leadership experience preferred. CMS regulatory and Joint Commission Accreditation experience preferred. Must have experience in HIPAA Privacy auditing, conducting investigations, monitoring standards, regulatory compliance or related experience in a healthcare field. Education Bachelor's degree in related field required. Licensure, Certification, Registration Bachelor's degree in related field required. Certification in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC) by the Compliance Certification Board (CCB) or analogous accreditation organization preferred.

Employment Type

Part Time