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Privacy Manager

Location:  Office Park (1711) 
Requisition #:  33052

JOB SUMMARY

Manages the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Privacy Program and compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other applicable federal and state laws regarding patient privacy. Develops, implements, and maintains policies and procedures relating to the confidentiality of protected health information. Educates and provides guidance and leadership to the system of privacy issues.

EDUCATION
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Business Administration, or other healthcare-related field
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Certification in Compliance (CHC, CCEP, CPCO, CHPC or similar) is required within one year of employment
EXPERIENCE*
  • 5 years of experience in healthcare and/or privacy compliance or related field
  • 2 years of experience in management or supervision
  • Experience in and knowledge of HIPAA, HITECH, and related privacy laws for a healthcare company
  • Experience in the development and implementation of privacy policies, procedures, auditing, monitoring, and training programs
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • Master’s degree
  • Experience in the pediatrics
  • Registered Professional Nurse (RN)
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and manage projects and investigations and implement initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to influence across organizational boundaries
  • Outstanding leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles and drive large-scale organizational change
  • Must be strategic with excellent business acumen and financial skills
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Manages and implements the Children’s Privacy Program and initiatives, consistent with federal and state regulations.
  2. Leads system-wide privacy initiatives in collaboration with the Director of Compliance.
  3. Communicates project progress, completions, and outcomes to appropriate leaders.
  4. Leads timely investigation and analysis of privacy matters.
  5. Communicates findings and action plans to Director of Compliance, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, and/or  leadership.
  6. Creates system accountability for action items and collaborates with Human Resources on the application of sanctions for failure to comply with privacy policies.
  7. Collaborates with Legal to report breaches to the appropriate regulatory agency as required.
  8. Develops and implements system-wide privacy training and education and education for employees, volunteers, medical and professional staff, and applicable business associates.
  9. Conducts ongoing privacy risk assessments and compliance auditing and monitoring.
  10. Collaborates with the Information Security Officer and Director of Compliance  to maintain an appropriate privacy and information security program plan.
  11. Serves as liaison to external government agencies and contact for incident response teams and external communications.
SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

 

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*
Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
WORKING CONDITIONS*
No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1711 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Legal/Compliance - Audit/Compliance/Risk


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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