Hipaa Investigator / Law Clerk (Philadelphia)

Leidos Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a HIPAA Privacy Investigator to join our Philadelphia, PA team. The Mid-Level Privacy Investigator, follows established guidelines to investigate complaints alleging violations of the Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). This includes gathering, summarizing, and analyzing evidence pursuant to investigations and making recommendations for effectuating compliance to management and legal counsel. Also responsible for maintaining case files and responding to citizen correspondence and telephone calls.

Main Duties include:

  • Conducts complaint investigations and compliance reviews under the authority of the HIPAA Rules

  • Analyzes information provided by members of the public to determine whether the complaint raises an allegation of a violation of the HIPAA Rules

  • Develops and drafts investigative plans and data requests; interviews witnesses and other involved parties; analyzes data submitted by covered entities; and drafts administrative and corrective action closure letters, violation letters of finding, settlement agreements, and corrective action plans

  • Provides technical assistance to covered entities to facilitate the resolution of complaints and compliance reviews

  • Conducts administrative work associated with the disposition of health information privacy and security complaints

  • Makes formal presentations on various aspects of the HIPAA Rules to both lay and professional audiences

All applicants' resumes must specifically state the experience, skills, and training listed in the Basic Qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience reviewing and analyzing documents

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the application of health information privacy laws to covered entities

  • Law degree, or comparable combination of education and experience

  • Prior experience conducting investigations and resolving difficult and complex matters

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to develop partnerships with external and internal stakeholders to advance the agency's mission

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills (i.e. Expertise in legal research, including use of LexisNexis and Westlaw, or equivalent, writing, and analytics)

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Act of 1996 and ability to use this knowledge in performing tasking;

  • J.D. or master's degree (preferably in health or related field). Certification in information security (CISSP and/or CISM, CISA, CIPP/CIPM/CIPT) also considered.

  • Experience in public speaking

  • Strong interest in civil rights

Your resume must explain all employment gaps


Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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