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Privacy Specialist-I /Clerical assistant
Ref No.: 18-10704
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 08/22/2018
Job Description:
Candidates must have good critical thinking and analytical skills that communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Good organizational skills are essential.
Must be proficient with Word, Outlook and Excel. Must have an understanding of medical terminology.
Dress code: Business
JOB SUMMARY: The Privacy Compliance Specialist I performs various Privacy Compliance, General Compliance and Administrative duties, and is expected to have or acquire knowledge of regulatory standards and internal policies and procedures. A qualified candidate should also be able to communicate effectively and possess initiative, foresight, creativity, good judgment. Duties of the position include assisting with risk assessments and audits to determine compliance with governmental regulations, responding to routine and low risk incidents, complaints, and amendments, promoting the Health System's mission, values, and Standards of Conduct; and displaying excellent customer service skills. Reports directly to the Chief Privacy Officer or the Assistant Privacy Officer, and reports administratively to Chief Assurance Officer.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. *Assists with administering the Privacy Hotline by answering calls, handling routine requests, triaging more complex inquiries, and documenting call resolution and assignments in SharePoint 2. *Assists with health system privacy audits and risk assessments 3. *Investigates and performs root cause analysis and risk assessments of routine and low risk privacy matters, including unauthorized disclosures, complaints and amendments. 4. *Assists with privacy compliance awareness activities to educate staff in coordination with the Privacy Officer. 5. *Collects and maintains various statistical measurements used to documenting compliance and to prepare departmental and executive reporting 6. Performs any other assigned duties necessitated by business, regulatory, or emergency situations.
SPECIFIC POSITION DUTIES: COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS: · Maintains current knowledge of applicable federal and state privacy laws and regulations · Ability to read and interpret regulations and policies · Ability to investigate issues, perform a root cause analysis and risk assessment, and make recommendations regarding mitigating and corrective actions Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills · Demonstrates organization, facilitation, communication, and presentation skills. · Must be self-motivated and a quick study · Demonstrates the ability to handle the demands of new tasks/assignments/projects, along with other routine responsibilities · Demonstrates ability to establish priorities and work independently
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Required: · Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, or related field required. · Experience in planning, analyzing, and coordinating activities and establishing priorities. · Skilled at developing and maintaining good working relationships. · Proficient in computer skills required for internet research and standard office processes