Manager - Privacy

Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/30/2017 8:36 AM)
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Regular Full-Time


The Privacy Officer will be primarily responsible for incident assessment and management. The Privacy Officer must be able to assess incidents of significant complexity with limited oversight and provide guidance to team members on their assigned incidents. In this capacity, the Privacy Officer will be a point of contact for the team, management, and Clients regarding incidents. The Privacy Officer will also be responsible for managing the breach notification process. In this capacity, the Privacy Officer will work with project management, senior management and Clients to complete breach notifications that meet regulatory and contractual requirements. The Privacy Officer will also be responsible for reviewing and negotiating as needed Business Associate Agreements and privacy-related terms in non-HIPAA covered contracts. The Privacy Officer will be a point of contact for management, the General Counsel’s office, Clients, and Clients’ counsel regarding BAAs and contracts.


  • Principal manager with responsibility for ensuring adherence to the Contract’s Privacy Office provisions, including, but not limited to, all State and Federal laws pertaining to Privacy. The Privacy Officer will work directly with DHCS’s Privacy Officer to ensure alignment with DHCS standards and policies.
  • Responsible for the review and approval of all contract deliverables related to Confidentiality for the Project.
  • Responsible for coordinating with the Corporate Privacy Officer the incorporation of Corporate Privacy Policies and Procedures changes or additions into Project Confidentiality Policies and Procedures
  • Serves as the primary liaison with Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) Privacy Officer on matters related to Confidentiality.
  • Takes action on all complaints concerning the project’s privacy policies and procedures in coordination with Project Director, and in collaboration with Corporate Privacy Officer and DHCS Privacy Officer.
  • Supports and participates in regularly scheduled meetings for Security Advisory Committee, Safety Committee, Change Control Committee, and monthly DHCS Security and Confidentiality meeting.
  • Responsible for reviewing all potential or actual security and / or confidentiality breaches and conducting Risk Assessment and Analysis to develop appropriate Risk Mitigation Plans
  • Responsible for preparing and submitting for Project Director approval all required notifications of suspected or actual breach of protection of beneficiary or confidential information or data.
  • Provides analytical support to Management when responding to potential non-compliance incidents as detailed in the Business Associate Agreement.
  • Participates in seminars and symposiums related to federal and state rules and regulations relating to Security and Confidentiality, recommend that appropriate changes are incorporated into the Security and Confidentiality Policies and Procedures for the Project.
  • Maintains Disclosure Log of privacy breaches.

The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in corporate privacy activities that includes overseeing the establishment, implementation, and adherence to corporate policies on patient privacy, confidentiality, and release of patient information.
  • Formal education equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field . Additional management experience may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis.
  • Working understanding of HIPAA Rules required
  • Incident Management and Breach Notification experience required
  • Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote)
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to pay strict attention to detail and thoroughness in processes and documentation
  • Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
  • Ability to successfully execute many complex tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently 

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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