CISO / VP of Security and Privacy / Director of Security and Privacy


CISO / VP of Security and Privacy / Director of Security and Privacy

@ VieMed

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and monitor a strategic enterprise-wide security program
  • Provides development guidance and assists in the identification, implementation and maintenance of the organization’s information security and privacy policies and procedures in coordination with organization management and administration
  • Reviews all system-related information security plans through the organization’s network to ensure alignment between security and privacy practices
  • Offers guidance and counsel to the Chief Compliance Officer and the Chief Information Officer and key members of the leadership team and oversee the formation and operations of the organization’s security/privacy to formulate critical objectives for information security
  • Oversees, directs, delivers privacy and security training and orientation to all employees
  • Establishes with management a mechanism to track access to PHI, within the purview of the organization and as required by law
  • Work directly with business units to facilitate risk assessment and risk management processes
  • Develop and enhance an information security management framework
  • Understand and interact with related disciplines through committees to ensure consistent application of policies and standards across all technology projects, systems and services
  • Partner with business stakeholders across the company to raise awareness of risk management concerns
  • Assist with overall business technology planning, providing a current knowledge and future vision of technology and systems
  • Establishes and administers a process for receiving, documenting, tracking, investigating and taking action on all complaints concerning the organization’s privacy and security policies and procedures in coordination and collaboration with other similar functions and, when necessary, legal counsel
  • Other responsibilities and projects as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Professional security/privacy management certification
  • Ten (10) plus years of progressively responsible risk management and information security experience, preferably in a healthcare/Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance related environment of a publicly traded organization
  • Specific experience in Agile software development OR other best in class development practices
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written in order to interact knowledgeably with and impact both internal and external parties
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to convey highly technical information understandably to a wide variety of audiences
  • Superior project management ability and drive-for-results mentality
  • Keen ability to think and act strategically; planning for the long-term while balancing the short and long-range needs of the organization


Access to Protected Health Information (PHI)

  • This position will require the employee to handle Protected Health Information (PHI) for duties related to document and report preparation.
  • Policies and procedures will be strictly adhered to make sure PHI is protected as required by the HIPAA Privacy Rule.


Working Conditions

  • This position will work in an office environment.

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: September 20, 2022
Application Deadline: October 20, 2022
Job Type: Full-time