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Executive Drive
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As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#117156 Senior Privacy Analyst - Hybrid/Remote

Extended Review Date: Wed 8/10/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 07/11/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 07/14/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite at Executive Drive and remote.

This position will remain open until filled.


Reporting to the Manager of Privacy Compliance, this fast- paced role requires excellent organization, communication, investigations, process improvement, analytics, and project management skills. This position requires a flexible team player, who will lead projects to increase the maturity of the privacy program and to comply with the changing regulatory landscape.

Independently conducts initial risk assessments for privacy issues and complaints through research, interviewing and analyzing. Conducts moderate to complex privacy investigations of suspected and reported violations of laws and policies. Acts as liaison in joint investigations with other location resources. Identifies, escalates, and follows up on privacy issues that require investigation, resolution, and/or legal action. Develops and delivers privacy training and communications to address a variety of privacy issues and programs. Responds to caller hotline, provides investigations to uncover and resolve issues.

The successful candidate will use audit tools to assess compliance of privacy and security of patient and health related information at all levels of complexity. Develops and implements monitoring action plans to maintain compliance with regulatory bodies, policies and procedures. Reports on processes and practices compliance with external regulatory agencies. Analyzes privacy and compliance data and metrics to identifies patterns or trends. Prepares recommendations for business process changes to drive privacy compliance. Works with stakeholders, legal counsel and Information Security to identify and summarize privacy risks. Works with various stakeholders on remediation plans. Conducts privacy training and communications best practices.

Participates or leads privacy committee meetings and task forces. Represents the privacy division at meetings, advocating for outcomes that will ensure the program maintains compliance. Collaborates with Cross-functional teams and department staff and management, physicians, and external agencies. Build/maintain strong relationships throughout the organization for ongoing dialogue with partners to ensure that organization informed of regulatory or policy changes. This challenging position provides frequent opportunity to interface with employees and managers at various levels across the organization. The successful candidate must possess high standards of legal and business ethics and a demonstrated ability to understand technology, independently problem solve, analyze large quantities of data, and clearly summarize and communicate facts. Supports privacy related projects and duties as assigned.


  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training. Related Experience Includes: Administration of data privacy and record information management policies, creating or maintaining data inventories, records release, contracts review, risk mitigation, data loss risk prevention.

  • Experience and proven success in federal and state laws pertaining to privacy and information security (including HIPAA, the Information Practices Act, and Confidentiality of Medical Information Act) and medical center policies.


  • Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC).
  • Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC).
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP).
  • Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS).


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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