Job Description

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966.  Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities.  Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its two hospitals: Ben Taub and LBJ.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its hospitals — Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY:
The Compliance Analyst-Privacy's primary responsibility is to conduct patient-privacy investigations, perform breach risk assessments, advise the workforce on patient-privacy concerns, respond to patients' requests to amend and patients' requests to amend, and maintain working knowledge of patient privacy laws and regulations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Degrees: Bachelors

Work Experience: Two (2) years in regulatory law, analysis and compliance; experience in some of the following areas: healthcare, legal research and writing, policy development, regulatory compliance, project planning, MS Office Professional, compliance investigations.

Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
Writing /Correspondence
Writing /Reports

Proficiencies : MS Word, MS Excel, P.C.

Job Attributes

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Design, Medical Terms, Research

Work Schedule: Flexible, Eligible of Telecommute

Other Requirements: Experience in some of the following areas: health care, legal research and writing, policy development, regulatory compliance, project planning, MS Office Professional, compliance investigations.

Equipment Operated: Regular office equipment

Application Instructions

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