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Privacy Officer, Biotechnology Leader, San Francisco, CA

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Privacy Officer
Biotechnology Leader
Locations : Prefer San Francisco, CA; Brisbane, CA; or Omaha, NE

We are representing a high growth Biotechnology Leader that is experiencing 80% 4-year cumulative revenue growth and 50% 4-year cumulative employee growth.

Why Join Us? What we offer:
• 20-year history of success
• Accelerated revenue and employee growth based on robust pipeline and acquisitions
• Opportunity to get in on the ground floor to build the privacy department and your career
• Entrepreneurial environment that supports your creativity and imagination

Privacy Officer Responsibilities:
• Build a strategic and comprehensive privacy program ensuring the confidentiality of protected health information (PHI), paper and/or electronic, across all media types
• Work with other departments to establish governance for the privacy program
• Collaborate with Information Security Officer to ensure alignment between security and privacy compliance
• Establish with the Information Security Officer an ongoing process to track, investigate and report inappropriate processing of protected health information. Monitor and redress patterns of inappropriate access, disclosure or use of protected health information
• Routinely conduct, oversee, and document information privacy risk assessment/analysis, mitigation, and remediation, including HIPAA information security risk assessments
• Conduct related ongoing compliance monitoring activities in coordination with the organization’s other compliance and operational assessment functions
• Ensure the organization has and maintains appropriate patient and data subject consents, privacy notices, authorization forms and other privacy materials reflecting current organization practices and requirements
• Oversee, develop, and deliver initial and ongoing privacy training to the workforce
• Participate in the review of ongoing compliance monitoring of all business associates, data processors, business associate agreements, data processing agreements to ensure all privacy concerns, requirements, and responsibilities are addressed
• Manage and perform all required breach determination and notification processes under HIPAA and all other applicable data breach law and regulations
• Establish and administer a process for investigating and acting on privacy and security complaints
• Perform required breach risk assessment, documentation, and mitigation
• Establish a privacy by design processes and products for clinical testing services, SaaS healthcare apps and platforms and patient healthcare support services.
• Work with colleagues to represent the organization’s information privacy interests with external parties
• Cooperate with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Office for Civil Rights, State regulators and/or other legal entities in any compliance reviews or investigations
• Serves as information privacy resource to the organization regarding release of information and to all departments for all privacy related issues

Privacy Officer Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree …prefer advanced degree
• Experience as a privacy professional working with US federal and state information privacy laws (particularly HIPAA, HITECH, and the Omnibus Rule) and international privacy laws and regulations, including GDPR
• Industry experience preferred in: Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Med Device, Laboratory or Healthcare Delivery
• Prefer direct management experience
Relocation Policy:
• Client pays for relocation (specify the office location you prefer)

Application Process:
• Please send your CV and preferred officing location to: maurice@conselium.com

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