Job Description

Privacy Analyst, HIPAA Investigations


US – WI – Madison

US – Remote

time type

Full time

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Position Overview

We are looking for an experienced Privacy professional to join the Exact Sciences Global Privacy Office to investigate privacy incidents while supporting enterprise privacy initiatives, helping to create a privacy-focused culture, educating stakeholders on why privacy matters, and how we can ethically use data to build trust with our patients and consumers.

This position can be located in our Madison, WI office or Remote.

Essential Duties

include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide guidance on the privacy implications of new products and procedures.
  • Apply a broad understanding of the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules to privacy incident investigations.
  • Assist with investigating HIPAA privacy incidents. As necessary, may assist with investigatory interviews of workforce members.
  • Ability to research state and federal regulations including HIPAA, HITECH, CMIA, GDPR, State Laws, etc.
  • Monitoring and resolving assigned privacy cases in the compliance database in a timely manner.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize cross-functional projects.
  • Conducting research to gain an understanding of regulatory and privacy requirements and risks.
  • Ability to work independently while appropriately escalating issues when critical risks arise and maintain pulse with project activities to ensure progress.
  • Commitment to professional growth and understanding of the changing regulatory environment through current events reading, continuing education, self-study, cross-functional training, and work assignment variation.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally in a highly matrixed global organization.
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
  • Appropriately prioritize work responsibilities and effectively manage fluctuating workload demands.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ability to work designated schedule.
  • Ability to work on a mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 90% of a typical working day.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the working time away from the work location, may include overnight/weekend travel.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business, English, or other related areas.
  • 5+ years of direct experience with Investigations, Compliance, Audit, Health care claims, in a life science company is a plus.
  • Basic to broad understanding of HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate legal and regulatory environments.
  • Experience managing multiple projects, monitoring and reporting progress, and adhering to deadlines.
  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite applications.

Preferred Qualifications

  • JD or Paralegal certificate.
  • CIPP qualified (or equivalent experience).
  • Navex experience.
  • CRM experience.

If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at Exact Sciences, or if you may require a reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call our Recruitment Coordinator or email hr.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company’s affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.