Enthusiastic compliance and privacy professional seeking a position that will leverage my background in identifying goals and priorities, resolving issues in initial stages and coordinating and managing complex, deadline-driven projects. In-depth understanding of HIPAA privacy regulations and laws. Advanced knowledge and understanding in the area of breach notification laws. Reputation for accurately performing research and analysis, reporting, and management of information. Self motivated with strong critical-thinking and organization skills. Adept at developing and maintaining detailed and efficient administrative processes.
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Sr. Privacy Compliance Analyst August 2010 to CurrentPRIME THERAPEUTICS － Eagan, Minnesota
Responsible for assisting the Privacy and Compliance team in the formation and execution of Prime Therapeutics' Privacy program.
Investigate the appropriateness of access to PHI related to government and patient privacy complaints; Provide privacy oversight and guidance for various business units; Answer ongoing privacy compliance related questions; Perform daily privacy risk assessments; Handling of regulatory inquiries, including interactions with the Office for Civil Rights (OCR).
Assist Privacy Officer and others in their efforts to complete privacy audits; Monitor progress of ongoing PHI audits; Preparing monthly metric reports for executive leadership; Ensure that all business units have appropriate privacy policies and procedures; Implement solutions to new or revised privacy policies; Delivery of customized training and communication; In-Depth understanding of Privacy regulations and laws and how they apply to the healthcare industry.
Staying abreast of industry best practices related to incident management and breach prevention.
Contracts Analyst - Contractor May 2010 to June 2010UNITEDHEALTH GROUP － Minnetonka, Minnesota
Responsible for developing, preparing, evaluating, and tracking Department of Defense contract and subcontract bid information.
Developed and maintained contract/correspondence log; Prepared and maintained all contract and subcontract shell documents; Evaluated necessary special provisions and verified that all contracts met State; Federal and other business requirements; Understanding of FAR/DFAR.
Real Estate Broker/Agent January 2002 to January 2014DAHLMAN GROUP, INC － Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Sell and handle real estate transactions with the ability to market and structure all elements with precision in this deadline driven industry.
Drafted and negotiated all contracts with buyers and sellers agents; Coordinated all financing, title work, legal representation, home inspections, appraisals and closings; Business planning, tax tracking, budgeting, research and organization; Advanced knowledge and understanding in the areas of real estate law, RESPA, TILA, and Regulation Z (HOEPA); Worked directly with outside counsel/lawyers to assist buyers in mortgage closing.
Reviewed all loan documents, including HUD -1 and Good Faith Estimate with clients prior to closing to ensure compliance with loan regulations.
Executive Assistant January 2001 to January 2002GMAC-RFC － Bloomington, Minnesota
Provided executive-level administrative support to the President of the Investment Capital Group and eight direct reports.
Coordinated and maintained the Presidents daily calendar, prepared complex expense reports, scheduled all executive-level meetings, transcribed minutes, prepared documents for monthly board meetings and made weekly complex domestic and international travel arrangements.
Developed internal correspondence that facilitated effective communication and transfer of information between five regional and international offices; Liaison between all impacted departments to ensure proper communications and reporting practices; Created sophisticated presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint; Facilitated the accurate and timely writing, editing, and preparation of final copy from draft to distribution; Maintain a high level of discretion and confidentiality in dealing with sensitive material.
401(k) Plan Administrator January 1992 to January 2001JAMES BISONETT & ASSOCIATES, INC － Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Oversaw a wide variety of administrative functions, managing all director-level projects and information-management processes.
Maintained a database of over 8,000 mutual funds as well as assisting four consultants and the President with setup, execution, and maintenance of client 401(k), 403(b), and SARSEP plans.
Played key role in design of inter-office Access database program, and collaborated with web developers to identify and define essential components of site functionality;.
Significantly reduced time required to prepare and distribute quarterly financial reports by spearheading implementation of electronic reporting procedures;.
Played significant role in the development,marketing and implementation of the company's annual 401(k) compliance seminar.
CHPC : Privacy, 2012Health Care Compliance Association
Certificate : Paralegal, 2010Minnesota Paralegal Institute
Psychology, 2009Metropolitan State UniversityPsychology
CIPP/US : PrivacyInternational Association of Privacy ProfessionalsIn Process