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Corporate Counsel and Privacy Officer

Greenway Health
Posted Mar 26
Full Time
HybridTampa, Florida

Job Description

You Belong at Greenway

Bring your best and truest self. We celebrate what makes us different and what brings us all together. At Greenway Health, we are committed to an inclusive environment and a culture of belonging as we pursue our purpose of healthier communities, successful providers, and empowered patients. We are united in our goal to build the future of healthcare technology. Join us.

Greenway is seeking a corporate counsel to serve as the Company’s Privacy Officer and to assist with privacy, data usage, health care regulatory, commercial contracting and general business transactions.  The successful candidate will have considerable experience in health care and with privacy matters under HIPAA, and state laws.  S/he will ensure full coordination and documentation across all departments involved in any way with HIPAA privacy and related security laws.  S/he will also be responsible for regulatory research and analysis of applicable privacy laws and regulations and ensuring compliance therewith with a focus on HealthIT regulations and the Anti-Kickback Statute.

The ideal candidate will also have experience in healthcare technology, healthcare laws generally, including the Anti-Kickback Statute, and commercial transactions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Privacy:  

The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Being the company expert on HIPAA privacy laws, rules and regulations and administering the Company’s overall HIPAA privacy program with respect to employees, clients and vendors;
  • Preparing and implementing effective HIPAA and compliance training and policies and procedures throughout the entire organization to ensure that any changes in regulations are communicated in a timely manner and understood by all;
  • Assist management in coordinating internal compliance reviews and monitoring activities and third party audits, including annual or periodic reviews of departments and periodic vendor and client audits
  • Implement and maintain and effective incident response program, including, but not limited to managing outside counsel, insurance claims, forensics experts and others as necessary;
  • Work closely with Information Technology and Security Officer to evaluate appropriate technology solutions to safeguard PHI and PII;
  • Review software functionality to evaluate and analyze privacy and security implications;
  • Being the subject matter expert on business associate agreements and ensuring all appropriate agreements are in place
  • Advise on and implement programs regarding data rights and usage, data de-identification and monetization of data

Commercial Transactions:

  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide range of commercial agreements, including complex technology transactions involving electronic health records, software licensing, cybersecurity/privacy, telehealth, data analytics services, clearinghouse services, cloud hosting services, third party outsourcing/partnering relationships and data sharing with an emphasis on the privacy and data aspects of the agreements
  • Partnering with a substantial number of internal clients to structure contracts and commercial transactions

Regulatory Advice:

  • Advise on new regulations impacting electronic health records developers, including the 21st Century Cures Act and other ONC, CMS and state regulations
  • Act as primary attorney responsible for ensuring compliance with the Anti-Kickback Statute and the False Claims Act

Skills & Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree and JD required
  • Applicate state bar licensure or in-house counsel qualification   
  • Three (3) to eight (8) years of legal counsel experience in a healthcare organization with oversight of privacy matters
  • Combination of law firm and in-house experience preferred

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • A self-directed problem-solver with a proven ability to take ownership of a variety of projects with little oversight and supervision
  • Strong communication (both verbal and written), diplomacy, and the ability to establish credibility necessary to effectively influence company employees and executives.
  • The successful candidate will be a transparent and collaborative leader comfortable spearheading and supporting change in a complex environment.
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptive and demonstrate a desire to operate in a dynamic and high-growth environment.
  • Must possess high integrity,
  • Creative problem solver who possesses sound business judgment and is detail oriented.
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.
  • Outstanding strategic planning and management skills.
  • Ability to integrate and balance priorities, work activities and resources for the benefit of multiple key stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced working environment
  • Ability to exercise discretion and make independent judgment regarding significant department managerial, business workflow, and legal matters
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Demonstrated PC skills, proficient with Microsoft Windows applications
  • Will be required to utilize discretion and independent thinking and judgment regarding matters of significance to the organization. 
  • Demonstrated skills with utilizing current technologies in support of the organization such as Microsoft Office, Compliance 360, file management systems and other applicable hardware/software programs.
  • Ability to travel as necessary, required

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • While at work, this position is primarily a sedentary job and requires that the associate can work in an environment where they will consistently be seated for the majority of the work day
  • This role requires that one can sit and regularly type on a keyboard the majority of their work day
  • This position requires the ability to observe a computer screen for long periods of time to observe their own and others’ work, as well as incoming and outgoing communications via the computer and/ or mobile devices
  • Travel as necessary

Here’s what we can offer you in exchange for your amazing work: 

  • Competitive pay
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Matching 401(k) 
  • Generous paid time-off programs
  • Education reimbursement
  • Growth potential for your career
  • Corporate discounts

At Greenway, we strive to imagine, empower, engage, and inspire. Join us!

To learn more about Greenway, take a video tour of our office, and meet our employees, visit us at www.GreenwayHealth.com/careers.

Disclaimer: This Job Summary indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent(s). It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent(s) may be asked to perform other duties as requested. Greenway Health, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.  

If you are a Colorado resident, please email us at recruiting@greenwayhealth.com to receive compensation and benefits information for this role. Please include the Job ID in the subject line of the email.