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Manager, HIPAA Compliance Louisville, Kentucky

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Job ID 363353 Date posted 05/22/2019 Facility Kindred Healthcare


We are recruiting for a Manager, HIPAA Compliance to join our Compliance Team in Louisville, Kentucky.


Facilitates and ensures compliance with federal and state laws related to the compliance driven issues for patient privacy, protection and security.  Assists each division in maintaining a privacy and security program at all levels of the organization.  Uses data gathered from privacy and security investigations as well as information in  enterprise risk systems to create data risk based-models to identify and manage enterprise risk.  Utilizes expertise to acquire, manage, manipulate, and analyze data and report results.  Creates tracking mechanisms and tools for department staff and enterprise to manage risk.

Essential Functions:

  • Establishes and administers a process for receiving, documenting, tracking, investigating, and taking action on all complaints regarding potential breaches of health information.  Investigates compliance issues as necessary or required.

  • Completes or assists in the completion of  privacy and security risk assessments and related ongoing compliance monitoring activities in coordination with Kindred's other compliance and operational assessment functions.

  • Oversees, directs, delivers, or ensures delivery of privacy and security training to all employees, medical and professional staff, contractors, alliances, business associates, and other appropriate third parties per Kindred policies and procedures.  Provides on site training tailored to meet the specific needs of the individual/facility/district/ regions.

  • Ensures documentation of all related policies, procedures, and standards and the establishment of a mechanism to track access to protected health information, as required by law.

  • Works cooperatively with all divisions to ensure compliance with patients rights around protected health information as well as general compliance issues.

  • Maintains current knowledge of applicable federal and state privacy laws and accreditation standards, and monitors advancements in information privacy technologies to ensure organizational adaptation and compliance. Updates policies and procedures to reflect this information

  • Collaborates with Senior Director to revise and develop policies and procedures to address privacy and security issues   


  • Knowledge of HIPAA & HITECH requirements and information privacy laws.

  • Knowledge and ability to apply the principles of Health Information Management including  access, release of information, and release control technologies.

  • Experience in developing and conducting training programs and presentations

  • Experience in interpreting and applying regulations
  • Experience in using or auditing of information and data
  • Must have strong and demonstrated  facilitation, communication, and presentation skills.

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with multiple groups and facilitate decision making and implementation.

  • Approximate percent of time required to travel:   25%



  • Bachelor’s Degree or related degree


  • Certification in Healthcare Privacy Compliance


  • 2-3 years experience reading and interpreting regulations or equivalent healthcare experience

  • 2-3 years in healthcare compliance/privacy compliance 
  • 2-3 years in enterprise risk reporting systems including but not limited to Event Reporting Systems, Compliance Reporting Systems, Enterprise wide Operational Risk Analytics in the areas of medical malpractice, regulatory compliance, worker compensation

Depending on a candidate’s qualifications, this position may be filled at a different level.

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