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Position Summary: The Associate Investigator/Auditor for Privacy & Civil Rights works directly with the Privacy & Civil Rights leadership, department Investigator/Auditors and business unit leadership, as an integral member of MultiCares Compliance program, to assure compliance with patient-related federal and state privacy and/or discrimination regulations including HIPAA, HITECH, state and federal privacy laws, ADA, PPACA and MultiCares policies and procedures. The Associate Investigator/Auditor plans and executes routine auditing, supports investigative and auditing efforts of the Investigator/Auditors, conducts investigations, performs root cause analysis, and produces corrective action plans; investigative reports for patient-related discrimination or privacy incidents and on regulatory matters and concerns; fosters inclusion awareness, and maintains current knowledge of applicable federal and state discrimination and/or privacy laws.
Minimum Requirements: Three (3) years of healthcare experience required One (1) year of experience in investigation, compliance, human resources, auditing, HIPAA compliance, researcher, legal work directly w/ state & federal regulatory agencies or certification as an ADA Coordinator Consideration may be given to internal candidates not meeting the minimum qualifications.
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Bachelors degree Compliance, Investigative or Privacy certification such as CHC, CHPS, or comparable designation required or obtained within 12 months of placement in position; a JD or MJ will be accepted in lieu of certification
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.