Dignity Health

Privacy and Compliance Liaison

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Hours / Pay Period
St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach
Standard Hours


Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California.   The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence.  The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/stmarymedical for more information.


The Privacy/Compliance Liaison will help the Facility Compliance Professional develop, operationalize and administer the compliance program on a day-to-day basis, gathering information, maintaining documentation, reporting data, and providing educational programs, all with the objective of controlling and minimizing Dignity Health's compliance risk, to protect the assets of the facility, and to protect employees' and patients' safety. Along with the FCP, the Privacy/Compliance Liaison will perform policy management/enforcement, investigations/reviews, auditing/monitoring, and provide Compliance Committee leadership and documentation. The Liaison will help the FCP with reports, and ensures SMMC's progress in implementing and complying with system-wide Dignity Health privacy policies and practices and any other such policies and procedures as required by the Dignity Health Facility/Entity. The Liaison receives privacy complaints and requests for further information from patients and the workforce, regarding Dignity Health privacy policies and notices, and helps the FCP oversee facility patient and workforce privacy and data security. Under the direction of the Compliance Department Service Area Compliance Director, Dignity Health HIPAA Attorney and Dignity Health Privacy and Data Security Administrator, the Liaison helps the FCP perform investigations and assessments. The Liaison shall comply with applicable laws and rules including the Dignity Health Standards of Conduct and Dignity Health policies and procedures that apply to his/her job responsibilities, seeks guidance when in doubt, promptly reports any potential or suspected violation of the Dignity Health Standards of Conduct, Dignity Health policies or applicable laws/regulations and when requested, assists Dignity Health personnel in investigating all allegations of violations. The Liaison shall assist the FCP in risk evaluation and work collaboratively with facility/entity leaders to implement, monitor and mitigate risk corrective plans as outlined by the Compliance program. This position will also assume project management roles as assigned by the FCP and the Administrative Team.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in healthcare privacy or regulatory compliance
  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare or related field


  • Prior privacy law, health information management, risk and/or compliance management experience 
  • Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS) 
  • Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) 
  • Must have strong analytical skills. 
  • Knowledge of information privacy laws, access, release of information, and release control technologies. 
  • Knowledge of hospital protocols and procedures. 
  • Working knowledge of functional relationships between departments within a healthcare or similar environment.

Special Skills:

  • Demonstrated competence with personal computers, networks, and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and concepts effectively. 
  • Exercise self control and resiliency. 
  • Demonstrate initiative and judgment to handle responsibilities independently with minimal supervision. 
  • Must be able to meet required deadlines and respond to shifting priorities. 
  • Must demonstrate commitment to high ethical standards. 
  • Demonstrate ability to analyze problems and issues from a variety of perspectives and identify processes necessary to accomplish objectives.
  • Organizes work so it is executed efficiently and effectively.



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