Clinic Risk/Privacy Officer at The Ohio State University

Clinic Risk/Privacy Officer at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
December 9, 2016
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University’s campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It’s where friendships are forged. It’s where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university’s main campus is one of America’s largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio’s best and one of the nation’s top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry seeks a Clinic Risk/Privacy Officer for the Office of Clinic Administration.

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is the fourth largest public dental school in the United States and it is the only public dental school in Ohio. The college is divided into ten divisions with all major ADA-recognized dental specialties represented.

Duties and Responsibilities

The position will act as the College advisor on clinical risk management and patient privacy issues and be responsible for minimizing potential losses by monitoring and managing risks, liabilities and compliance along with capturing and reporting liability, risk exposures and compliance to leadership for The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry (CoD). The Clinic Risk/Privacy Officer supervises the Clinic Health & Safety Director and the Health & Safety Specialist and oversees all related activities. This position provides central oversight and leadership on clinical risk and patient privacy management to ensure patient and staff safety and satisfaction. The position minimizes potential losses by conducting clinical risk and patient privacy assessments, creating and implementing policies and procedures, aligning and enforcing security and practices to increase compliance, and addressing patient complaints/claims. In addition, this position develops and leads college-wide training and education to enhance the knowledge across the college in these areas.

This position may include some weekends and evening work; requires successful completion of background check(s) and drug and alcohol screening.

Position Requirements


Prefer a degree in health science and experience in underwriting and insurance renewals. Juris Doctorate is highly desired. Demonstrated significant business and/or healthcare compliance experience, including working with senior leaders; proficient in planning, coordinating and implementing patient and staff policies and procedures; attention to detail and analytical skills; knowledge and experience in information patient privacy laws, access, release of information, and release control technologies; excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; demonstrated organization, facilitation, communication and presentation skills; maintains current knowledge of applicable federal and state patient privacy laws and accreditation standards, and advancements in information patient privacy technologies to ensure organizational adaptation and compliance

Application Deadline: January 15, 2016

Required Experience

Bachelor’s Degree; 5-7 years of experience in the healthcare system, healthcare law, or healthcare consulting environment; certification in healthcare compliance required.

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The College of Dentistry’s atmosphere is one of collaboration and inclusiveness, where differences in thought and experience are embraced and celebrated. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.