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HIPAA Privacy Compliance Educator
Washington University School of Medicine

Location: Saint Louis, Missouri
Work Setting: Educational Institution
Job Function:
Educator
Job Type:
Full-Time
Salary Range: $63,900.00 – $109,100.00 / Annually

Introduction

The position is responsible for the development and implementation of a compliance education program which fosters privacy awareness and compliance with applicable regulations, standards and policies. Position also facilitates privacy incident reporting and investigation and assists in the prevention of breaches.

Job Description

  • Oversees, develops and delivers initial and ongoing privacy education and training to the workforce. Facilitates and promotes activities to foster privacy awareness and compliance.
  • Provides compliance advice and guidance to all departments on privacy matters to ensure compliance with applicable regulations, standards and policies.
  • Manages privacy incident reporting, response, mitigation and investigation processes; prevents breaches of protected health information.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure compliance with HIPAA privacy and breach notification rules; communicates changes and proposes new or revised policies and procedures as necessary.
  • Maintains current knowledge of applicable federal and state privacy laws and monitors advancements in privacy risk mitigation strategies.
  • Conducts privacy risk assessments and ongoing compliance monitoring.
  • Develops, recommends and maintains appropriate HIPAA-compliant consents, authorization forms, privacy notices and other materials consistent with current regulatory requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions

  • Normal office environment with occasional travel across metro St. Louis region.
  • May require early or late meetings.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in an academic medical setting and the Epic medical record system.
  • Certification from HCCA and/or AHIMA; Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC), Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC) or Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS) is preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills, strong analytical organizational, research and collaborative problem-solving skills.
  • Superior sense of judgment, confidentiality and discretion.
  • Current knowledge of applicable federal and state privacy laws.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in health information, nursing, or healthcare related field with relevant work experience in health information management/HIPAA in a healthcare environment required.
  • REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Certification from HCCA or AHIMA within 12 months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in an academic medical setting and the Epic medical record system.
  • Certification from HCCA and/or AHIMA; Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC), Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC) or Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS) is preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills, strong analytical organizational, research and collaborative problem-solving skills.
  • Superior sense of judgment, confidentiality and discretion.
  • Current knowledge of applicable federal and state privacy laws.

Compensation/Benefits

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.

Apply Online: https://wustl.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Privacy-Compliance-Educator—Faculty-Practice-Plan_JR71621

Posted: January 4, 2023 at 3:04 PM
Post ID: 74235

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