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Associate Senior Counsel, Privacy & Data Protection- Work at home- Evernorth

Cigna
Phoenix, AZ 85003
  • Job Code
    21022600
Remote, work at home, United States

Privacy & Data Protection Associate Senior Counsel

Job Description :

Cigna is searching for an experienced privacy and data use attorney needed to join a sophisticated, collaborative, and innovative privacy law team responsible for primarily supporting Cigna's domestic lines of business. This role will provide both regulatory and transactional counsel for privacy and data use to clients across the enterprise, including fellow legal teams, data analytics professionals and data scientists, business teams, and security professionals. Working in partnership with Cigna's Privacy Compliance Office, the privacy law team has a lead role in shaping Cigna's privacy and data sharing practices.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Interpret and apply privacy and data protection law and contractual requirements to a wide variety of business initiatives, including but not limited to the following:
    • the development of clinical and case management programs for patients and plan members
    • data use and protection policy and strategy development
    • collaboration and data exchange between affiliated and outside entities
    • digital and communications initiatives such as website, email, text, social media, mobile apps
    • cutting-edge data use and acquisition
    • data mapping, classification, and related data management and governance
    • de-identification and linking
    • data analytics, AI, and use of new and innovative technologies
  • Apply savvy healthcare business acumen to counseling a wide variety of internal clients, including Legal, Compliance, Information Security, Data Analytics, Sales & Account Management, Marketing & Digital, and Internal Audit.
  • Counsel entities in various privacy roles including Covered Entities, Business Associates, Hybrid Entities, Data Controllers, Data Processors, and others.
  • Support the privacy, security, and data protection aspects of relationships and contracts with third parties, including clients, vendors, technology companies, "switch" vendors, HIEs, EMRs, app developers, and data aggregators.
  • Negotiate privacy and data use contractual provisions, consistent with the company's strategy and goals.
  • Collaborate with other attorneys in the Legal Department as a subject matter expert.
  • Stay abreast of, and communicate clearly to non-lawyers, changes to or developments in privacy and data protection laws and regulations and their impact on business operations.
  • Apply sound business judgment to the provision of legal advice and continuously look for opportunities to improve service.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of regulated healthcare.
  • Law firm experience required
  • 10+ years of experience advising regulated healthcare organizations on matters including privacy.
  • Demonstrate a sophisticated, in-depth ability to apply a variety of privacy laws and regulations, including HIPAA, state privacy and data breach laws, TCPA & TSR, GLBA, 45 CFR Part 2, and other health, financial, and consumer privacy laws.
  • IAPP certification(s) a plus
  • Understand the overall healthcare legal environment and business, and display a passion for continuous learning about sophisticated privacy and data protection issues.
  • Detail orientated with strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously while maintaining high quality and performance under pressure.

For this position, we anticipate offering an annual salary of $148,400 - $247,300, depending on relevant factors, including experience and geographic location.

This role is also anticipated to be eligible to participate in an annual bonus and long term incentive plan.

Helping our customers achieve healthier, more secure lives is at the heart of what we do. While you take care of our customers, we'll take care of you through a comprehensive benefits program that helps you be at your best. Starting on day one of your employment, you'll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and best in class well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year and dozens of corporate discounts on essentials you use every day. For more details on our employee benefits programs, please visit the "Life at Cigna" tab on our careersite: www.cigna.com/careers

About Evernorth

Evernorth, Cigna Corporation's health services segment, exists to elevate health for all. We're building on our legacy and redefining health care as we know it. Unbiased in how we think, we create without limitation. We partner without constraints, deliver value differently and act in the interest of humanity. Solving across silos, closing gaps in care, and empowering clients, customers, and people everywhere to move onward and upward. When you work with us, you'll be empowered to solve the problems others don't, won't or can't. Join us. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.





Posted: 2022-01-07 Expires: 2022-02-05
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