Sr. Privacy/Investigations Analyst

UnitedHealth Group - Portland, OR3.6

Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm)

The Sr. Privacy Analyst will work at the direction of the UnitedHealthcare Privacy Office Leadership Team and assist the entire team with day-to-day management of privacy office affairs. The Privacy Analyst will provide privacy and data security compliance guidance to business areas and will coordinate with various internal departments to assure operational and procedural compliance with state and federal regulations.

The Privacy Analyst will also support privacy and security incident and complaint investigations and will be required to manage multiple tasks and work streams simultaneously in a fast-paced, highly-matrixed corporate environment

The Privacy Analyst will be responsible for assisting in the assessment and investigation of reported privacy incidents, support of Privacy Office compliance operations and special projects. Experience working in a large, complex organization in a legal or regulatory compliance role is desirable. Health care privacy compliance experience preferred, as well as a solid understanding of HIPAA and state privacy and data security rules. Information Technology/Data Security experience desirable either in addition to or in lieu of specific privacy experience.

Primary Responsibilities:
Assist with privacy incidents and investigations
Assist with policy review and development
Assist with privacy awareness training and specific course content development as needed, based on issue / incident experience
Provide research and analysis as needed on privacy and data security matters
Assist the team in advising and counseling on state / federal regulatory requirements in privacy and data security
Collaborate with Optum and UHG privacy offices as well as IT and Enterprise Information Security areas on enterprise-wide objectives

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
2+ years of experience in health care, legal, compliance, regulatory affairs OR business roles, OR IT Data Management / IT Security, non - health care privacy compliance, OR investigator with experience in either fraud, white collar OR cyber / technology based crimes
Excellent communication skills, verbally and in writing
Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills across business groups internally and outside the organization / regulatory agencies
Must live within commutable distance of the location listed for this specific career opportunity

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree or J.D. (can be substituted for direct experience)
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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.