Privacy Officer

Location: Columbus Regional Hospital

Dept: Health Information Admin_CRH

Category: Professional

Full Time, Days, 40 hours

Posted 4/3/2024

Requisition # 12481

What you need to know about this position:

  • This role provides direction to system-wide compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule and other privacy-related state and federal regulations.
  • The Privacy Officer is involved in all activities related to the operation of Columbus Regional Health’s commitment to protecting the privacy of patient and other confidential information.
  • The Privacy Officer oversees and directs the work on the Privacy and Regulatory Analyst and collaborates with Columbus Regional Health Leadership.
  • This position serves as the role of Privacy Officer in relation to protected health information, for Columbus Regional Hospital, Columbus Regional Health Physicians, and affiliated long term care facilities.
  • The Privacy Officer works closely with Human Resources, Health Information Management, Legal, and Information Security.
  • This position reports to the Vice President – Revenue Cycle.
  • The base hourly rate for this position is $37.31, annualized to $77,604. Individual compensation is determined for this position through years of directly relevant experience. The hourly compensation is only a portion of the total rewards package, and a comprehensive benefits program is available for qualifying positions.
  • This full-time position would require you to work 40 weekly hours, 8:00AM-5:00PM, Monday through Friday. This position is partial remote eligible.

What is required for this position:

Education and /or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Health Information Management, Healthcare Administration, or related field required.
  • Master’s degree or Juris Doctor degree preferred.
  • Minimum of two years of experience as a privacy officer required.
  • Experience in HIPAA privacy auditing, conducting investigations, monitoring standards, regulatory compliance or related experience in a healthcare field required.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

  • Certified Healthcare Compliance (CHC), Certified Healthcare Privacy and Compliance (CHPC), Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Privacy Certification or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) required.


Javascript is disabled! You may need to enable it to complete your application.