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.

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