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Cedars-Sinai Privacy Analyst in Los Angeles, California

Job Description

What will you be doing in this role?

Under general supervision from the Chief Privacy Officer, the Privacy Analyst works in implementing and administering federal and state regulatory requirements on patient privacy and the confidentiality of patient information. This position will interact with all levels of CSMC management, employees, physicians, and patients in conducting privacy investigations, reviewing complaints and concerns pertaining to patient privacy, maintaining necessary documentation and taking appropriate follow-up action as needed. The Privacy Analyst stays current on and applies applicable state and federal privacy related law and serves as key internal privacy resource for staff and patients. Incumbents in this role also assist with the review, maintenance and development of applicable privacy related policies and procedures. Duties include:

  • Conduct and assist with privacy investigations including receiving complaints and concerns; conduct fact-finding reviews and take appropriate follow-up action while maintaining necessary documentation and drafting incident reports.

  • When appropriate, participate in responding to external privacy-related investigations or reviews by regulatory oversight or law enforcement agencies.

  • Serve as a resource for answering privacy related questions received from patients, CSMC staff and others.

  • Conduct research on and prepare analysis of privacy compliance issues.

  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable state and federal privacy related laws, regulations, guidelines and regulatory requirements.

  • Assist with review and maintenance of existing privacy related policies and procedures as well as drafting new policies and procedures, as needed.

  • Conduct routine and ad hoc audits, reviews, and monitoring activities to assess compliance with privacy regulatory requirements and CSMC policies.

  • Develop and implement training and educational initiatives to promote awareness and understanding of privacy regulatory requirements and CSMC policies.

  • Participate in applicable committees and meetings, including the Privacy and Security Compliance Sub-Committee



  • Bachelor’s degree in business, healthcare administration or a related major required.

  • Two (2) years minimum related experience in a legal support, privacy, audit or investigative capacity, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Req ID : 1528

Working Title : Privacy Analyst

Department : CSRC Privacy Ext User Mgmt

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category : Compliance / Quality

Job Specialty : Policy Compliance

Overtime Status : EXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 8 hour

Base Pay : $38.87 - $60.25

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.