Manages and oversees all activities relating to the privacy program for the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee enterprise (BCBST).
Manage the maintenance and enhancement of the enterprise-wide privacy program, including policies and procedures and practices; education and training for BCBST employees and contractors; response to privacy-related questions, complaints and member inquiries; negotiation and execution of business associate agreements; and BCBST response to potential unauthorized uses and disclosures of member information.
Coordinates with executive leadership, the Chief Information Security Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer, among others, on strategic initiatives relating to member information, privacy protections, and alignment among data privacy and security activities.
In coordination with executive leadership and legal counsel, serves as the BCBST liaison on privacy matters to government agencies and other third parties.
Manage and oversee the daily functions and performance of the Privacy Office, including overseeing personnel, workloads, and budget.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required. Equivalent work experience defined as four (4) years of professional work experience.
7 years - Experience in a privacy-related role required
1 year - Experience in a leadership position required
CIPP/US or other privacy certification required
Extensive knowledge and experience in HIPAA and other privacy laws required
Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills required
Demonstrated capabilities in project management required
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to function in a team environment required
Job Specific Requirements:
Preferred skills below:
- Health insurance/managed care experience
- Juris doctorate degree
- Minimum two (2) years in a leadership position
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Blue Cross Blue Shield Tennessee
Our first priority is the health of the individuals, families and communities we serve. Located in Chattanooga, TN, we are always looking for great talent to come join our team!