Memorial Healthcare System Fort Lauderdale , FL 33301
Posted 2 months ago
Responsible for assisting the Director of Privacy in managing, monitoring, investigating, and educating Memorial Healthcare System (MHS) and to ensure compliance with HIPAA Privacy Rule. Assist the Privacy Director in identifying Privacy issues as well as implementing and maintaining the Privacy Program.
Administers current process for receiving, documenting, tracking, investigating and taking action on all complaints concerning the organizations privacy policies and procedures in coordination with the Privacy Director.
Ensures that all Request for Amendments, Privacy Incidents investigations, Records Restrictions and Accounting for Disclosures are processed within the time required by Federal and State laws.
Assists Privacy Director in activities to foster privacy awareness within the organization and related entities.
Maintains current knowledge of applicable federal and state privacy laws and accreditation standards and monitors advancements in information privacy technologies to ensure organizational adaptation and compliance.
Respond to complaints and grievances related to Privacy issues.
Assists with running electronic audits and any ongoing department projects.
Compile, prepare, review and submit reports of privacy trends.
Competencies and skills:
Education equivalent experience:
Complexity of Work: Extensive interactions are required with both internal and external individuals at a staff and management level, including the medical staff and patients. Knowledge and understanding of the HIPAA policy and procedures pertaining to HIPAA privacy rules, and Florida State rules. Analytical skills with acute attention to detail. Ability to manage large volume of documents and correspondence. Excellent reading comprehension, communication skills and the ability to work well with team members and other departments. Knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and company systems. Excellent writing and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and work independently on projects.
Required Work Experience: One (1) year of related experience required.
Since its inception in 1953, Memorial Healthcare System has been a leader in providing high-quality healthcare services to South Florida residents. Today, it is one of the largest public healthcare systems in the nation with over 13,000 team members and highly regarded for its exceptional patient- and family-centered care. Memorial's patient, physician and employee satisfaction rates are some of the most admired in the country, and the system is recognized as a national leader in quality healthcare.
Memorial has a reputation as one of Florida's leading healthcare systems and is supported by a distinguished medical staff. In fact, the vast majority of physicians are board certified or board qualified in their specialties and have been trained at many of the nation's finest medical schools and hospitals. Because of its distinguished medical staff and services, Memorial draws patients from South Florida and beyond.
Many prestigious healthcare awards have been earned by Memorial Healthcare System and its facilities. The accolades include: Modern Healthcare magazine's Best Places to Work in Healthcare, Florida Trend magazine's Best Companies to Work for in Florida, 100 Top Hospitals, Consumer Choice Award, Best-Run Hospital, Best Nursing Staff, Best Pediatric Hospital and Best Maternity Hospital.
Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.
Memorial Healthcare System