Clinic Risk/Privacy Officer at The Ohio State University

Clinic Risk/Privacy Officer at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
September 8, 2016
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

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.

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


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.

Application Deadline: October 16, 2016

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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.