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Senior Privacy Analyst - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Optum Labs is the research and development arm of UnitedHealth Group. We're a diverse team of curious thinkers and experts in big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and scientific and clinical research searching for new ways to help people live healthier lives. We partner with world leaders in health care delivery, research, and technology to create disruptive solutions that serve patients, caregivers, providers, and commercial and government payers.

More equitable, effective, and affordable health care - that's our goal. We aren't just trying to improve the care an individual receives. We're building a future where the health care system works better for everyone.

The Senior Privacy Analyst is a key contributor within the Optum Labs Privacy Office, who influences enterprise transformation, research, and growth through a comprehensive data protection program. Working with cross-functional teams, this individual will engage with Optum Labs' data scientists, researchers, and engineers to provide privacy guidance and internal consulting.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

Establish, mandate and implement standard policies, procedures and best practices across the Optum Labs to promote compliance with applicable privacy laws and contractual obligations

Conduct legal research and monitor changes in requirements to mitigate risks and achieve compliance

Develop and lead training and education on privacy related topics

Assist with privacy incident management and investigations, investigate identified privacy matters, including corrective action and mitigation

Assist with privacy awareness training and specific course content development as needed, based on issue/incident experience

Collaborate with business teams and functional areas like legal, compliance, technology, and information security on enterprise-wide objectives

The fundamental question you'll be faced with every day is are we investigating the right things? That's not an easy question and requires a deep knowledge of the industry and the issues at hand, even as they change. You will also be responsible for promoting compliance activities and collaborating with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

3+ years of experience in health care, privacy, legal, compliance, or regulatory affairs

3+ years of experience working in a government, legal, health care, managed care and/or health insurance environment in a regulatory, privacy or compliance role

3+ years of experience with HIPAA and other federal privacy laws

Experience communicating complex information via phone conversations and emails to non-technical clients, external customers, internal customers and executives

Experience interacting and collaborating with a variety of stakeholders across business groups internally and outside the organization/regulatory agencies

Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree

CIPM or CIPP/US

Experience supporting health care research

Experience with de-identification as defined by the HIPAA Privacy Rule

Intermediate or better proficiency with MS Outlook, MS Word and MS Excel

Demonstrated excellent communication skills, verbal and written

WE LEAD WITH DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND COMPASSION

At OptumLabs, we are dedicated to building teams where every individual is recognized for their unique experience and contributions. Our Leadership Principles underscore our commitment to inclusion, encouraging us to "walk in each other's shoes" and open doors for our peers.

UnitedHealth Group supports local, regional, and national organizations that share these values through joint initiatives, event and program participation, volunteerism and giving. Through our Connected Communities, employees can connect with others who have similar - or different - life experiences and backgrounds. These groups are led by peers, supported by Human Capital, and championed by leaders.

WE INVEST IN TALENT

Managers at every level are committed to their roles as talent stewards who help guide and nurture professional development. We want our employees to reach their highest level of potential just as they help us reach ours.

At Optum Labs, employees are our first customers. That's why we offer virtual work environments - to provide work/life flexibility via telecommuting. While it can be a struggle to be a telecommuter, it can also provide enormous benefits for your personal and professional life.

Sources:

https://careers.unitedhealthgroup.com/culture/what-we-offer/

https://careers.unitedhealthgroup.com/culture/life-at-uhg/

https://hub.uhg.com/news/2021-3-10-Introducing-Connected-Communities-503662/5744

https://careers.unitedhealthgroup.com/culture/inclusion-and-diversity/

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: #UHGCorp

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