Leidos is seeking a HIPAA Investigator/Law Clerk to join our Boston, MA team on a multi-year contract with anticipated start in mid-late 2022. The Mid- Level Privacy Investigator, follows established guidelines to investigate complaints alleging violations of the Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). This includes gathering, summarizing, and analyzing evidence pursuant to investigations and making recommendations for effectuating compliance to management and legal counsel. Also responsible for maintaining case files and responding to citizen correspondence and telephone calls.
Main Duties include:
Conducts complaint investigations and compliance reviews under the authority of the HIPAA Rules
Analyzes information provided by members of the public to determine whether the complaint raises an allegation of a violation of the HIPAA Rules
Develops and drafts investigative plans and data requests; interviews witnesses and other involved parties; analyzes data submitted by covered entities; and drafts administrative and corrective action closure letters, violation letters of finding, settlement agreements, and corrective action plans
Provides technical assistance to covered entities to facilitate the resolution of complaints and compliance reviews
Conducts administrative work associated with the disposition of health information privacy and security complaints
Makes formal presentations on various aspects of the HIPAA Rules to both lay and professional audiences
J.D. or master’s degree (preferably in health or related field)
Experience reviewing and analyzing documents
Comprehensive knowledge of the application of health information privacy and security laws to covered entities
Prior experience conducting investigations and resolving difficult and complex matters
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 (e.g., expertise in legal analysis, legal writing, interviewing, and presentations to a professional audience)
Knowledge of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Act of 1996 and ability to use this knowledge in performing tasking
Experience in public speaking
Strong interest in civil rights
This position is covered under the Service Contract Act and is subject to minimum wage requirements as well as the minimum Health and Welfare benefit. Leidos will ensure that all provisions are met through their wages and benefits. The pay for this position will be $30.97/hr.
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In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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