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Manager, Physician Services Division Privacy

  • Job ID: 935139497
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Information Services
  • Department: System Security IT
  • Location: 203 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $30.17 to $50.94 / hour

Description

Under the direction of the Senior Manager, Office of Patient and Consumer Privacy, the Manager, Physician Services Division Privacy coordinates and supports the development and management of a robust privacy compliance program for PSD. This position ensures compliance with all relevant and applicable privacy laws, regulations, standards, and requirements in a manner that continually supports the business and operational areas.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures compliance with applicable privacy laws, regulations, standards, and practices.
  • Manages the PSD privacy staff consistent with UPMC's management expectations, policies, and directives.
  • Delegates the responsibilities set forth herein as appropriate to PSD privacy staff and entity privacy officers.
  • Develops and maintains clear and effective privacy policies and procedures that follow applicable privacy laws, regulations, standards, and practices.
  • To ensure PSD applicability, assists in maintaining the UPMC HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices, and any other legal or regulatory documents.
  • To ensure PSD applicability assists in developing communications and awareness materials and performs outreach to ensure compliance with UPMC's privacy policies and directives.
  • To ensure PSD applicability assists in developing and implementing annual and ongoing privacy training.
  • Manages clear and effective privacy monitoring processes to ensure the proper and timely detection of potential privacy issues.
  • Manages effective privacy remediation and corrective action processes to ensure privacy issues are effectively addressed in a timely manner.
  • Conducts and/or coordinates the review of potential privacy violations and security breach investigations.
  • Responds to, coordinates responses to and/or assists in responding to governmental privacy inquiries and complaints (including the HHS Office of Civil Rights).
  • Assists in communications with patients regarding privacy matters (questions, complaints, etc.).
  • Performs mandatory reporting within the mandated timeframes.
  • Assesses the impact of privacy laws applicable to newly acquired and affiliated organization, ensuring that plans are established and executed to address any required changes.
  • Integrates newly acquired and affiliated practices into UPMC's privacy program.
  • Keeps up-to-date on any new and changing privacy regulations, including all relevant laws, rules, industry standards, organization practices and technology initiatives.
  • Provides clear and effective reports to management, the business, operational areas and other internal/external parties regarding new or prospective privacy laws, regulations, industry standards and best practices.
  • Monitors advancements in privacy practices, standards and technologies.
  • Oversees and conducts periodic risk assessments and gap analyses for HIPAA and other applicable privacy regulations.
  • Collaborates with other departments, such as Corporate Compliance.
  • Develops and delivers clear, effective and timely reports and updates for senior management and/or the Board of Directors regarding privacy program effectiveness, initiatives and issues, including all relevant privacy metrics, dashboards and information.
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required 5 years of relevant healthcare privacy experience and 2 years of progressive leadership experience in healthcare privacy or a related field required
  • CIPP and/or Healthcare Privacy Compliance certification preferred.
  • Strong subject matter expertise and knowledge of all relevant privacy laws, regulations, industry standards, and best practices.
  • Excellent oral, listening, and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer and IT skills preferred. Relevant knowledge about information security and the inherent interplay between privacy and cybersecurity preferred.
  • Must have strong analytical and organizational skills as well as problem-solving capabilities to ensure that business plans and strategies do not subject the organization to any legal or regulatory violations and/or undue risk or exposure.
  • Strong partnership, relationship, consensus, and coalition-building skills required.
  • Strong emotional intelligence and self-awareness required.
  • The role requires a manager who strikes the optimal balance between strategically navigating the compliance requirements and business needs in a manner that's nuanced and mutually reinforcing.
  • Strong strategic, business, operational and leadership mindset and skills required.
  • Highly consultative and partnership-oriented in approach.
  • Strong and reliable judgment and discretion required.
  • Ability to independently and self-sufficiently identify and navigate various privacy-related issues.
  • Strong ethical compass and integrity capital required.
This is a remote opportunity but candidate must have the ability to travel into the office when needed


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CIPP, Healthcare Privacy Compliance, or equivalent certification preferred

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