HIPAA Security Analyst

HIPAA SECURITY ANALYST Posting Number req2103 Department Research Admin Services Department Website Link Location Main Campus Address Tucson, AZ USA Position Highlights The HIPAA Security Program in Research, Innovation & Impact at the University of Arizona is in search of a HIPAA Security Analyst for an extended temporary employment role. The HIPAA Security Analyst works under the direction of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Officers and assists University entities with achieving compliance with information security policies, procedures, and standards for protecting HIPAA regulated data. The Analyst will work closely with unit Information Technology administrators, faculty members and researchers. The position will require regular and frequent communication and coordination with multiple colleges and departments within the University, and affiliated health care entities. The University of Arizona (UA) HIPAA Privacy Program (HPP), led by the Director of the HIPAA Privacy Program, oversees all ongoing activities related to UA’s implementation of HIPAA policies and procedures and is the office primarily responsible for ensuring UA’s HIPAA compliance. The UA Director of the HIPAA Privacy Program is the Privacy Officer for designated UA departments and clinics and is responsible for developing and implementing relevant procedures, training and educational materials, and responding to privacy breaches. https://rgw.arizona.edu/compliance/hipaa-privacy-program Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please visit http://talent.arizona.edu/ As a cost-saving measure related to the impact of COVID-19, Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs have been approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. All new hires subject to the programs will be notified in accordance with adopted Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs guidelines and will be required to comply with all measures. To learn more about the programs and whether this position is affected, please visit hr.arizona.edu/FY-2020-2021-Furlough-Program Duties & Responsibilities Evaluate and recommend technical information security safeguards for the implementation of security measures to protect HIPAA regulated data across the University’s health care components. Assist with incident response and investigations related to data breaches, including documentation, mitigation, remediation, and corrective actions plans to protect HIPAA regulated data. Review health care components information security systems to ensure compliance with relevant privacy and security laws, and other rules and regulations. Coordinate and work with University units on HIPAA privacy and security issues to identify privacy and security gaps and deficiencies. Maintain internal incident tracking system to ensure security incidents are documented and addressed in a timely manner. Maintain regulatory documentation and electronic files related to health care components and research projects. Provide support for information security training activities for the HIPAA Privacy Program. Prepare documentation and provide user training on information security topics. Remain current on privacy and security trends and topics that may impact the University’s health care components. Assist Privacy Officer in privacy and security governance activities. Assist Privacy Officer with policy and procedure reviews, modifications and updates. Additional duties may be assigned. Minimum Qualifications Up to 1 year of relevant work experience may be required. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required. Preferred Qualifications Basic knowledge and use of information security principles, theories and concepts. Basic understanding of HIPAA or NIST 800-series information security requirements and controls. Completed college coursework in a major related to Information Technology or Cyber Security. Demonstrated excellence in customer service, technical problem solving and collaboration. Experience in developing documentation and delivering training on the usage of computing and technology resources. Understanding of information security best practices and regulatory compliance areas such as HIPAA, FISMA, and NIST, and how they affect the configuration, use and support of information technology resources. Experience working within a university research academic medical center or a healthcare organization. FLSA Exempt Full Time/Part Time Full Time Number of Hours Worked per Week 40 Job FTE 1.0 Work Calendar Fiscal Job Category Legal Compliance Benefits Eligible Yes – Full Benefits Rate of Pay $47,048 Compensation Type salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) Grade 8 Career Stream and Level PC1 Job Family Compl & Regulatory Affairs Job Function Legal & Compliance Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department) Number of Vacancies 1 Target Hire Date 8/29/2020 Expected End Date Contact Information for Candidates John Howard jfhoward@email.arizona.edu Open Date 8/10/2020 Open Until Filled Yes Documents Needed to Apply Resume and Cover Letter Special Instructions to Applicant Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.



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