The mission of the Information Technology Group (ITG) is to develop, implement and maintain technology-based services and solutions enabling OHSU to effectively manage information to accomplish its missions.
This position supports the Office of the Chief Privacy Officer and is responsible for working with the OHSU community to facilitate institutional compliance and integrity with the policies, procedures, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to information privacy and security. The OHSU Information Privacy & Security program (OIPS) assists OHSU in the security, confidentiality, and integrity of OHSU confidential information, including protected health information (PHI). This position is responsible for conducting and coordinating OIPS investigations, which may include policy violations, compliance and privacy issues, grievances, and matters that impact business decisions that hold a high degree of organizational risk. This position coordinates with Human Resources, Risk Management, and Legal on highly sensitive and confidential matters.
This position supports OIPS by providing leadership as follows:
Investigating reported violations utilizing standard procedures and methodologies and accurately summarizing results to management for corrective action, as needed;
Monitoring the status of assigned investigations so that reports are completed in a timely manner according to OIPS Procedures;
Ensuring that reports for assigned investigations are written in a comprehensive and appropriate manner under OIPS Procedures;
Meeting with management on a regular basis to discuss the status of investigations;
Serving as an expert resource for integrity and compliance issues related to information privacy and security;
Assisting leadership to improve policies and processes; and,
Serving as a management representative on assignments for both internal and external constituencies as directed by leadership.
Successful leadership attributes for this position include:
A collaborator and consensus builder capable of maintaining and cultivating successful working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. A person who proactively establishes/ develops strong partnerships with key stakeholders across the organization.
A resourceful professional who stays current with information, technology, trends, and developments in the field and implements applicable and reasonable process changes as a result of industry trends.
A well-organized professional with the ability to manage a variety of complex projects while charting a course of action that effectively and efficiently assists the organization and department in fulfilling goals and objectives.
Bachelors degree in a related field
Five years of experience in an information privacy or compliance field. At least 2 years of experience conducting workplace investigations
Ability to interact in a positive, productive manner with staff, faculty, and leadership (demonstrating sensitivity, tact, and professionalism)
Advanced knowledge of compliance, federal and state laws, regulations, and guidance related to information privacy and security and workplace investigations
Demonstrated leadership and formal/informal influence skills
Ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment
Exceptional organizational abilities, oral and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills; skilled in contract negotiation
Ability to operate and communicate effectively while meeting multiple deadlines and completing projects simultaneously
Advanced proficiency with electronic systems and software
Ability to operate in a highly stressful environment, demonstrating good judgment and creative/original thinking to address the demands of the OHSU community
Skilled at motivating all staff in the collection of data required for the effective design and implementation of information technology
Proven knowledge of formal information security and privacy standards, techniques and methodologies
Certification in compliance-related field
3 or more years of experience conducting workplace investigations in information privacy or compliance fields
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or email@example.com.
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