Compliance and Privacy Officer (Healthcare)

About God’s Love We Deliver

For people living with severe illness in the New York City metropolitan area, God’s Love We Deliver provides nutrition therapy, and cooks and home delivers medically tailored meals. We are a non-sectarian organization. All of our services are provided free to clients and full of love.

God’s Love We Deliver requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are eligible for an accommodation based on a medical condition or sincerely-held religious belief.

About the Role

The Compliance and Privacy Officer, reporting to the Chief Human Resources Officer, will have primary responsibility for the compliance and privacy programs at God’s Love We Deliver.  The Compliance and Privacy Officer will review, revise and maintain the organization’s compliance and privacy policies, protocols and processes; assist with compliance and privacy reviews, audits and investigations as needed.  The Compliance and Privacy Officer will also provide compliance and privacy program education to internal stakeholders.

This is a hybrid position allowing for some remote work and requiring regular in office workdays.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and maintain compliance and privacy policies, processes, and protocols, with the goal of continuous improvement of the efficacy of the compliance and privacy program
  • Develop and implement processes for receiving, tracking, investigating, and helping to resolve compliance and privacy questions and concerns
  • Develop and implement processes, and coordinate with Program Services, to respond to requests for client information
  • Develop, coordinate, and provide appropriate compliance and privacy training to staff
  • Develop, coordinate and oversee proper reporting channels for compliance and privacy questions and concerns
  • Serve as a resource for addressing questions and concerns about compliance and privacy
  • Coordinate with key internal stakeholders to develop, implement, and maintain processes that integrate compliance and privacy into the daily operations of the organization
  • As appropriate, support preparation for external audits and completion of internal risk assessments and audits
  • Support the development of action plans in response to compliance and privacy violations
  • Stay abreast of compliance and privacy laws and regulations, including, but not limited to, HIPAA, NYS-OMIG, HITECH, Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement
  • Develop and implement processes for mitigating compliance and privacy risks
  • Create, monitor, and oversee Business Associate Agreements to ensure that all BAAs maintain privacy requirements and responsibilities
  • Ensure that the organization maintains current privacy and confidentiality consent authorization forms, information notices and materials to ensure compliance with the organization’s policies and regulatory requirements

About You:

You are highly self-motivated and empathetic, with a strong desire to support our mission and your colleagues.  You thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

In addition, the right candidate meets the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters or JD preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years of compliance and privacy experience in a healthcare or clinical environment with a focus on risks and controls
  • Strong knowledge of compliance and privacy laws and regulations, including but not limited to, those related to HIPAA, OMIG, HITECH, Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement, Fraud and Waste preventions
  • Strong knowledge of compliance and security standards such as HITRUST and SOC-2
  • Licensures: Certifications in healthcare compliance and/or healthcare privacy compliance (e.g., CCB certification, CIPP certification) strongly preferred
  • Commitment to working within, and helping to support, a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to identify and implement process improvements and solutions
  • Maintenance of high ethical standards
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills with the ability to effectively convey information to diverse audiences across the organization

Interested in Applying for this Role?