Senior Analyst, Privacy in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 11/27/2021

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    500 Plaza Drive
    Secaucus, NJ
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Job Description

Analyst, Privacy - Sr 

Basic Purpose:

Working with the Privacy Officer, help drive compliance with international, and U.S. federal and state privacy laws and regulations, including HIPAA/HITECH, GDPR and state privacy laws as well as those related to information security.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•         Conducts policy and standard operating procedure research and development. r

•         Implementation of practical solutions to support Privacy.

•         Conduct investigation of and response to government and patient complaints.

•         Communicate with patients regarding privacy complaints.

•         Work with business leaders to resolve privacy issues, including developing practical solutions.

•         Analysis of Personal Information and Protected Health Information breaches, patient risk analysis, and notification letter development, and reporting to government agencies.

•         Statistical reporting related to breaches, privacy incidents, OCR cases.

•         Analyze data privacy incidents and breaches to determine trends.

•         Conduct investigations  relating to privacy complaints and incidents.

•         Monitoring of privacy industry development, research of new and emerging U.S. and international laws and regulations related to privacy, security.

•         Administration of privacy office issues.

•         Other functions and projects as assigned.

•         Work with attorneys to interpret regulations, assist with and manage a variety of tasks, projects, processes

•         Responsible for supporting Privacy Officer with special assignments or projects, as needed

Supervision Exercised:



Education Preferred

•         B.S. or equivalent preferred; Paralegal certificate a plus

•         Healthcare compliance and/or privacy certifications (e.g., CHC, CHPC, CIPP/US) is a plus.

Work Experience

•         3-5  years in a health care company or law firm working on privacy issues, laws and regulations

•         Demonstrated project management experience and ability to prioritize activities

•         Physical and Mental Requirements

•         Cognitive ability to observe and interpret information, assess data, make an assessment and recall details as needed

•         Ability to work independently and on a virtual team environment

•         Perform job duties with frequent interruptions or distractions and adjust priorities and focus quickly as circumstances dictate

•         Effective communication (verbal and written), researching, drafting, proofreading, planning, organizational and computer skills.

•         Strong, professional interpersonal skills; ability to interact professionally with colleagues and/or customers for different purposes in different contexts

•         Maintain composure under pressure

•         Demonstrated analytical, problem solving skills and ability to examine/observe details. 

•         Ability to follow through, meet deadlines, maintain the highest level of confidentiality, anticipate requirements and build relationships

•         Demonstrated ability to work independently and with virtual

•         Ability to comprehend and follow verbal or written instructions

•         Concentrate on tasks

•         Ability to make informed decisions

•         Ability to learn and comprehend information important to the business

•         Attention to detail, accuracy and listening skills

•         Proven problem solving and follow up skills, with the ability to develop appropriate resolutions

•         Strong organizational and prioritization skills

•         Sitting or standing for long periods of time as routinely found in an office environment

Key Competencies

•         Action Oriented

•         Customer Focused

•         Functional / Technical Skills

•         Decision Quality

•         Interpersonal Savvy

•         Composure

•         Approachability

•         Problem Solving

Other Attributes

•         Understanding of all federal, state, international privacy laws and regulations

•         MS Office and Quest business applications expertise

•         Independently motivated with proven ability to follow through on initiatives

•         Outstanding analytical and communication skills, including training/presentation abilities.

•         High energy and motivation as well as resilience