Privacy Analyst

at TeamHealth
Location Knoxville, TN
Date Posted October 9, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION OVERVIEW:

Under the direction of the Chief Privacy Officer, the Privacy Analyst is responsible for assisting with implementation and maintenance of the TeamHealth Compliance and Ethics Program. The Privacy Analyst will assist in the development and implementation of all facets of the Privacy Compliance Program, including, but not limited to privacy compliance training; auditing and monitoring activities; and investigation of privacy compliance concerns. The Privacy Analyst may also lead special projects as assigned by the Chief Privacy Officer.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Actively participate in privacy investigations and corrective action plans. Document activities in the incident management system. Track and report on all assigned activities.

Participate in the planning and performance of the compliance risk assessment process.

Participate in the development of the Annual Compliance Work Plan and related documents.

Perform and document Work Plan activities as assigned.

Prepare requested reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing relevant information obtained through investigations, Work Plan submissions, and other privacy compliance activities.

Assist with the development, distribution, implementation, and tracking of privacy compliance forms, documents, policies, and training materials.

Develop and maintain a working knowledge of relevant privacy laws, rules, and regulations governing the healthcare services furnished by TeamHealth clinicians.

Research privacy compliance topics as requested. Recommend proposed actions based on the research results.

Assist with the daily operational and functional requirements of the Compliance Department.

Maintain timely communication with the Chief Privacy Officer on privacy compliance concerns that have been reported and/or observed.

Effectively interact and communicate with all TeamHealth Associates while consistently demonstrating a high standard of conduct, ethics, objectivity, judgment, independence, and discretion.

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:

Associate's degree or two years of college education with emphasis in administrative, business, information technology courses or related work experience;

Three years of experience in administrative healthcare role;

Ability to use Internet/Intranet, web-based databases and Microsoft applications (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.);

Excellent analytical and detail skills; critical thinking relating to system analysis and comparative data (prepare reports and understand how the data is being used);

Strong organizational, judgment, problem-solving and decision-making skills;

Excellent communication skills (verbal and written, with emphasis on grammatical skills);

Excellent interpersonal skills; professional demeanor with ability to interact with executive management;

Ability to work with minimal direction/supervision; work with multiple tasks, challenging situations and meet deadlines;

Ability to handle confidential information;

Ability to work in a team oriented environment.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

PHYSICAL / ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

Job performed in a well-lit, office setting

Occasional lifting (15 pounds or less)

Occasional standing/bending/reaching/stooping

Occasional travel

Moderate stress

Prolonged sitting

Prolonged work on a PC/computer.

This position may require manual dexterity and/or frequent use of the computer, telephone, 10-key, calculator, office machines (copier, scanner, fax) and/or the ability to perform repetitive motions and/or meet production standards to comply with the essential functions. Also, may require physical and/or mental stamina to work additional hours beyond a regular schedule and/or more than five days per week.

DISCLAIMER:

The information contained in this job description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

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