Sr. Healthcare Privacy Counsel

Sunnyvale, California

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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At Intuitive, we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints. Our mission is our guiding force; our culture is the DNA that makes us unique.  

As a pioneer in robotic-assisted surgery (RAS), we have been expanding our innovations through technology to help make a difference in the world. For 25 years, human ingenuity has guided our journey to help solve some of healthcare’s complex challenges. 

We believe a great idea can come from anywhere—inclusion and mutual respect are vital to our culture. We value character grounded in integrity, a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and diverse experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and strive to achieve their highest potential.  

Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let’s help to advance the world of minimally invasive care. 

Primary Function of Position:  Intuitive is looking for an experienced senior healthcare privacy professional to join our privacy and data protection team. Reporting to our lead privacy and data protection counsel, this position will be the subject matter expert on all aspects of US healthcare laws and regulations, including HIPAA, HITECH, state laws, and trends. As the point healthcare compliance resource, this position will lead healthcare privacy efforts in support of product and service development, functional and partner needs, global healthcare privacy practices, and healthcare compliance accountability.

Roles & Responsibilities: This is a senior position with project and program ownership. The successful candidate will have extensive experience advising on product and application development, assessing and advising on real-world privacy situations, and supporting strategic decisions as the healthcare privacy SME.

  • Advise on all aspects of US healthcare laws and regulations, including HIPAA and HITECH, state laws, and trends
  • Guide product development teams for new products and services from concept to operation
  • Work closely with international privacy counsel to develop global healthcare privacy approaches
  • Develop and deliver training
  • Update playbook for and advise on BAAs and other agreements involving health data
  • Support data subject requests or queries relating to Intuitive’s privacy and data protection practices
  • Develop contacts and participate in professional organizations that enhance the understanding of HIPAA developments

Skills, Experience, Education, & Training: The successful candidate will have extensive experience in practical application of heathcare privacy knowledge to real-world situations, preferably in a commercial / medical device setting.

  • Minimum 12+ years of privacy experience with US healthcare privacy laws, particularly HIPAA, required
  • Strong analytical and problem-resolution skills with the ability to balance business needs with legal risks
  • Technology-oriented with a preference for experience in medical devices and/or product design
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to clearly and succinctly communicate legal advice, solicit input and gather information verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated cross-functional communication and working with teams at various levels of an orgnaization
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, preferably with experience working with international clientele
  • Ability to calibrate and advise on risk in connection with transactions and products
  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritize multiple matters simultaneously in a demanding, fast-paced environment, while seeking supervision and guidance when necessary
  • Working knowledge of technology business models and familiarity with operational security issues preferred
  • Depending on experience, JD preferred and member of the California bar
  • Relevant certifications, technical background, and language skills a plus
  • Project management and compliance experience preferred

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.  

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.  

Shift : Shift 1 - Day

Travel : No

Travel Requirements: No Shift: Shift 1 - Day

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