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Director Internal Auditor/Privacy Officer


Job Details

Req Id    62130 
Department    LEGAL SERVICES 
Shift   Days
Shift Hours Worked    7.50 
Work Schedule    SEMC NU SALARY 
Employee Status    A1 - Full-Time 
Union  Non-Union

Job Summary

The Privacy Officer oversees the development and implementation of corporate-wide privacy principles, policies and practices. The Privacy Officer is responsible for coordinating all corporate activities with privacy implications, as well as monitoring all of the organization’s services and systems to assure meaningful privacy practices. The Privacy Officer also advocates and protects patient privacy by serving as a key privacy advisor for patients, handling disputes and managing patient requests regarding their medical record. The Privacy Officer is responsible for compliance functions at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare, St. Luke’s Home, VNA, Senior Network Health and Mohawk Valley Homecare.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Provides development guidance and assists in the identification, implementation, and maintenance of organization information privacy policies and procedures in coordination with organization management and administration, the Privacy Committee, and legal counsel.
  • Works with organization senior management to establish an organization-wide Privacy Committee.
  • Serves in a leadership role for the Privacy Committee’s activities.
  • Performs initial and periodic information privacy risk assessments and conducts related ongoing compliance monitoring activities in coordination with the entity’s other compliance and operational assessment functions.
  • Works with legal counsel and management, key departments, and committees to ensure the organization has and maintains appropriate privacy and confidentiality consent, authorization forms, and information notices and materials reflecting current organization and legal practices and requirements.
  • Oversees, directs, delivers, or ensures delivery of initial and privacy training and orientation to all employees, volunteers, medical and professional staff, contractors, alliances, business associates, and other appropriate third parties.
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and ongoing compliance monitoring of all trading partner and business associate agreements, to ensure all privacy concerns, requirements, and responsibilities are addressed.

Education Requirements

Required: Master’s degree required.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Nearest Major Market: Utica