Senior Privacy Counsel at Change Healthcare (Atlanta, GA)

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The Senior Privacy Counsel works closely with the Chief Privacy Officer and all members of the Enterprise Privacy Office to help execute on all regulatory and compliance related privacy activities across the enterprise, including developing, implementing, and/or enhancing policies, technology, processes, and a program covering the privacy of, and access to, protected health information (PHI), Personal Information (PI), and sensitive personal data in compliance with US federal and state laws (e.g., HIPAA, CCPA), GDPR, PIPEDA, and other relevant global privacy protection laws and regulations.

What are the requirements?• Years of experience:
  • Experience working within a large company, not-for-profit organization, law firm, or government agency (preferably healthcare focused)
  • 8+ years of experience providing legal counsel to clients on complex matters,
  • 3+ years' experience providing privacy counsel to clients; focused on regulations such as HIPAA, CCPA, UK/GDPR, GDPR, PIPEDA
• Education:

Juris Doctor Degree from an ABA accredited law school with excellent academic credentials; admission to practice in good standing as a member of a jurisdiction is required• Physical requirements: Standard

What critical skills are needed for you to consider someone for this position?
  • Deep knowledge of and experience in HIPAA, CCPA, UK/GPDR, and other federal, state, and global privacy protection laws and regulations
  • Drafting, negotiating, and reviewing Business Associate Agreements, Supplier Agreements, and other data privacy protection language in Customer Agreements; participating on customer and supplier calls when dealing with escalated privacy issues in contract negotiations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to provide sound, clear legal advice to internal business and compliance clients and make risk-based decisions
  • Demonstrated skills in collaboration, teamwork, and problem-solving to achieve goals and efficiencies for legal support
  • Ability to work independently, manage simultaneous projects in an efficient and timely manner and take ownership from start to finish with limited oversight
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills
  • A high level of integrity and trust

What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?
  • 8+ years of experience providing privacy specific counsel to clients (healthcare focus preferred)
  • Organizational savvy and notable business acumen dealing with risk management and compliance
  • Backgrounds in marketing, journalism, communications, technology systems, and/or web development a plus
  • Privacy certification(s) a plus - e.g., CIPP-US, CIPP-E, CIPM, CIPT, CHPC, and/or Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS) and/or other healthcare industry related credential
  • Familiarity with data security standards and frameworks (NIST, FISMA, HIPAA, etc.)

How much should I expect to travel? Less than 10%

Employees in roles that require travel will need to be able to qualify for a company credit card or be able to use their own personal credit card for travel expenses and submit for reimbursement.

Join our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system!

COVID Vaccination Requirements

We remain committed to doing our part to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our team members and our communities. As such, we require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment and we may require periodic testing for certain roles. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. Change Healthcare adheres to COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status. To read more about employment discrimination protections under federal law, read EEO is the Law at and the supplemental information at

If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to [email protected] "Applicant requesting reasonable accommodation" as the subject. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.

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California (US) Residents: By submitting an application to Change Healthcare for consideration of any employment opportunity, you acknowledge that you have read and understoodChange Healthcare's Privacy Notice to California Job Applicants Regarding the Collection of Personal Information.

Change Healthcare maintains a drug free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug-testing, where applicable, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.
More Information on Change Healthcare
Change Healthcare operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Nashville, TN. Change Healthcare was founded in 2007. It has 8519 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 110 open jobs at Change Healthcare, click here.
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