Nationwide Children's Hospital

Senior Privacy Associate- Privacy Program

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/1/2020 2:59 PM)
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Senior Privacy Associate- Privacy Program


The Senior Privacy Associate is charged with assisting with the implementation and continued operation of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Inc Privacy Program. The Privacy Program has the overall goal of ensuring the privacy of individuals is appropriately maintained, and that regulatory and/or industry best practices are adhered to. The Senior Privacy Associate provides mentoring and leadership for less senior staff by serving as the team’s lead investigator, educator, and project manager. The Senior Privacy Associate may also delegate work to less senior staff as needed.


Schedule: (Full time, Benefits Eligible)



Info Services on Main Street
515 E Main St Fl 2
Columbus, Ohio 43215


Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud


  • Serves as the lead investigator for conducting and overseeing privacy investigations. Provides direction to less senior privacy staff and other departments conducting their own investigations.
  • Assists with the maintenance and monitoring of strategic privacy initiatives and processes including but not limited to privacy findings management, privacy compliance assessments, research privacy compliance, community provider privacy compliance, user access auditing, etc..
  • Provides oversight and direction to less senior staff responsible for the day-to-day Oversees appropriate dissemination and communication to affected personnel of all changes to pertinent regulations, policies, and guidelines.
  • Analyzes privacy compliance concerns, questions or complaints from internal customers.
  • Participates in the development, presentation and implementation of
    in-service educational programs, including written materials on key privacy compliance topics.
  • Provides oversight and direction of internal and external regulatory audits.
  • Serves on key committees throughout the organization in need of privacy oversight.





  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management, Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Information Technology, Law, or related field; or minimum of five (5) years working experience in a professional compliance oversight/enforcement role (e.g. auditing, compliance, privacy, release of information, etc.), preferably in a hospital setting.
  • Privacy, compliance, or research compliance certification from HCCA, AHIMA or IAPP highly desirable.

Required Experience:

  • In-depth knowledge of the HIPAA Privacy and Breach Notification Rules, release of information, research compliance, and state data breach laws and regulations required.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills required, with the ability to collaborate with all levels within the organization.
  • Excellent customer service, analytical, and investigative skills required.
  • High level of initiative, self-direction, emotional intelligence, accountability, and confidentiality required.
  • Working knowledge of the HIPAA Security Rule beneficial.
  • Experience in auditing, investigating and processing regulatory violations, as well as conducting investigative interviews required.
  • Experience leading in-person training sessions with both targeted and large groups of workforce members required.
  • Project management experience beneficial.





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