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Job Title: Director Privacy Operations

Employer:VCU Health System
Required Certifications:CHPS
Location: Richmond 23298, VA, US
Date Posted:10/8/2019

VCU Health System's Corporate Compliance department is seeking a full time Director Privacy Operations responsible for planning and directing VCU Health System’s strategic goals for compliance with federal (OCR, CMS, etc.) and state requirements, and VCUHS policies across the clinical enterprise. This position will administer the daily operations of the privacy program to include policy maintenance and development; monitoring of privacy activities (investigations, risk assessments, privacy reporting, and training); and management of privacy incidents. Additionally, this position is responsible for assessing the effectiveness of the overall privacy program. The position will report to the Vice President, Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer.


·       Functions as an independent and objective body that reviews, promotes and evaluates privacy issues/concerns within VCUHS and affiliates.

·       Conducts organizational reviews to identify strengths and weaknesses and to evaluate operational effectiveness.

·       Makes recommendations based on emerging trends and internal business process improvement.

·       Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets.

·       Provides budget recommendations and oversight for Privacy.

·       Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.

·       Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs.

·       Has full authority for personnel actions. 



·       Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration, Business or closely related field from an accredited program

·       Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS) or equivalent

·       Five (5) years of experience in healthcare privacy

·       Three (3) years of progressive leadership/management experience



·       Master’s in Healthcare Administration, Public Policy, Law or closely related field from an accredited program

·       Seven (7) years of experience in healthcare privacy

·       Previous experience in an academic health care setting

·       Five (5) years of progressive leadership/management experience

·       Previous experience in an academic health care setting

At VCU Health System, our most important assets are not bricks and mortar; they are our team members … all 13,000+ of them. Our workforce is diverse, dedicated and talented. Our team members continue to earn local, regional and national awards and accolades, which is an indicator that they are happy and feel supported working here. And our culture of STAR Service focuses on our common purpose – “Our Caring Service Begins With Me.” – in the provision of the highest level of customer service, which encourages diversity and inclusion.

If you have been looking to take your career to the next level, we have been looking for you. We offer more than 400 work/life benefits including competitive pay, generous benefits, flexible work options, prepaid tuition, on-site child and elder care and much, much more.

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. VCUHS appreciates diversity and encourages women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.



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