Director, Internal Auditor / Privacy Officer
Company: Mohawk Valley Health System
Posted on: January 9, 2022
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.
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
Works with organization senior management to establish an
organization-wide Privacy Committee.
Serves in a leadership role for the Privacy Committee's
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
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.
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