CynergisTek, Inc. | Healthcare Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Compliance

Privacy Analyst (Contract)

Job Title
Privacy Analyst (Contract)
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Sacramento,  CA
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This is a 3 month contract with the possibility of extension onsite with one of our premere clients. 

Who is CynergisTek?

CynergisTek is a top-ranked cybersecurity and information management consulting firm dedicated to serving the healthcare industry. CynergisTek offers specialized services and solutions to help organizations achieve privacy, security, compliance, and document output goals. Since 2004, the company has served as a partner to hundreds of healthcare organizations and is dedicated to supporting and educating the industry by contributing to relevant industry associations.

The Privacy Analyst position will participate as a member of the client’s Privacy team under the direction of client management in conducting proactive auditing and monitoring of Electronic Health Record applications and other Privacy activities, as assigned. Other Privacy activities may include conducting physical audits; providing investigatory support; assisting with special projects and/or participating in work groups.

The Analyst will assist in the management of the privacy incident response process. This position supports the Privacy team in ensuring timely reporting to patients and government entities as required by law. This position will assist in responding to government and regulatory inquiries, as assigned.

The Analyst will work with the client’s Privacy team to assure compliance with federal and state privacy regulations including HIPAA, HITECH, California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA), other state privacy laws, and client’s privacy policies.


Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health information management, business, healthcare, or related field along with a minimum of 2 years work experience in monitoring compliance with privacy regulations, a HIPAA Privacy program, or in healthcare compliance. 
    • A Master’s or higher degree in health law with one year experience also meets the required education/experience.  
    • Combination of relevant work experience and high school diploma/equivalency will be considered. 
  • Education/training related to HIPAA Privacy and/or effective healthcare privacy/compliance programs.
  • Experience in completing investigations of healthcare privacy incidents in accordance with HIPAA and/or California state privacy statutes.
  • Experience in identifying areas of privacy concerns or non-compliance.
  • Experience in demonstrating excellent communication, interpersonal, organization, and time management skills.
  • Experience as a resourceful problem-solver with the ability to learn and adapt quickly with sound judgment and reason.
  • Experience in a collaborative team environment with minimal supervision.
  • Experience in anticipating requirements and meeting deadlines within a fast-paced environment with changing demands from multiple sources.

Even Better If You Have:

  • CHPC, CHC (or comparable certification)
  • Experience with Epic electronic health record
  • Experience with Compliance 360° software application
  • Experience with Protenus compliance analytics software.

Why Join Us?

Recognition - CynergisTek won the 2017 Best in KLAS award for Cyber Security Advisory Services and was recognized in the 2016 KLAS Security Advisory Services report for having the highest overall client satisfaction, performance and impact on security preparedness in healthcare.

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