[nfbwatlk] FW: Office for Civil Rights - Employment Opportunity

Prows, Bennett (HHS/OCR) Bennett.Prows at HHS.GOV
Thu Mar 21 14:41:22 UTC 2013

The following was posted on the OCR, DHHS  Privacy list serv:

From: OCR HIPAA Privacy Rule information distribution [mailto:OCR-PRIVACY-LIST at LIST.NIH.GOV] On Behalf Of OS OCR PrivacyList, OCR (HHS/OS)
Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 2:32 PM
Subject: Office for Civil Rights - Employment Opportunity

March 18, 2013

Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American!  At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.  It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens.  Join HHS and help make our world healthier, safer; and better for all Americans.

The Office for Civil Rights has one Equal Opportunity Specialist position available within our Regional office located in Kansas, MO. OCR provides the oversight, leadership, and coordination necessary to ensure that individuals have nondiscriminatory access to HHS services or programs and that the privacy and security of their health information is protected.  The primary duties of this position include, investigating complaints, conducting compliance reviews, and providing technical assistance and outreach to health and human services institutions, agencies, or organizations which are covered entities to ensure compliance with civil rights laws and regulations and with the privacy of protected health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule.

For more information on this position click on the link below or go to http://www.usajobs.gov and enter the corresponding job announcement number.

Titles and job announcement numbers:
Equal Opportunity Specialists - GS-360-11/12
Vacancy Announcement Number: HHS-OCR-DE-13-858807

Opening Date; March 18, 2013

Closing Date: March 29, 2013


For more information about OCR, visit our website at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr

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