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Job #: R-00008490
Location: WASHINGTON, DC
Category: SCA Paralegal
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a HIPAA Analyst II to join our Washington, D.C. team. The ideal candidate will follow established guidelines to investigate complaints alleging violations of the Privacy and Security Rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). This includes performing legal research, gathering, preparing, and summarizing relevant materials for use by attorneys and other legal counsel, as well as maintaining case files, indexing and tracking documents, and responding to citizen correspondence and telephone calls.

Main Duties include:

• Independently reviews a high volume of alleged HIPAA compliance violations including access, health information privacy, and security and provides initial recommendations on addressing those complaints

• Analyzes information provided and allegations raised by complainants concerning U.S. HIPAA statutes

• Drafts administrative closure letters

• Provides technical assistance to covered entities to facilitate the resolution of complaints

• Conducts administrative work associated with the disposition of health information privacy and security complaints

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree, paralegal certificate, or equivalent experience.

• Experience reviewing and analyzing documents

• Ability to make quick, reasoned decisions

• Familiarity with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)

• Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to develop partnerships with external and internal stakeholders to advance the agency's mission

• Outstanding written and oral communication skills (i.e. Expertise in legal research, including use of LexisNexis and Westlaw, or equivalent, writing, and analytics)

• Customer service background

Preferred Qualifications:

• Knowledge and experience with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and various civil rights laws as well as the ability to use this knowledge in performing tasks;

• Experience in the health sector, with medical practices, institutions, health insurance, and/or other HIPAA-covered entities;

• Ability to absorb substantial subject matter, think independently, apply law to fact, and offer measured responses to the general public

• Experience in public speaking, or ability to communicate professionally with the public

• Strong interest in civil rights

• J.D. or master's degree preferred

MEGA

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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