Teacher Retirement System of Texas

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas is responsible for investing funds under its stewardship and for delivering benefits to members as authorized by the Texas Legislature. TRS is a defined benefit plan, with retirement benefits determined by a pre-established formula. The trust fund is sustained principally by three sources -- contributions by members during their working careers, contributions by the state and investment revenues.

TRS was founded over 80 years ago. With assets at $154 billion, the Trust is the largest public retirement system in Texas in both membership and assets. It is the sixth largest public pension plan in the U.S. and is among the 20th largest in the world. The agency serves more than 1.6 million people. Over 1 million are public and higher education members and over 400,000 are retirement recipients and beneficiaries.

$7,699 - $13,021 monthly
Teacher Retirement System of Texas Austin, TX, USA
Feb 26, 2021
Full time
In this role, you would advise on State and Federal laws and regulations related to the privacy of personal health information and sensitive personal information, such as Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, and assist in the drafting, review, and revision of HIPAA and Ethics policies and procedures, and related trainings.  We are looking for a candidate who works well with others, demonstrates critical inquiry when investigating, adapts quickly to changing goals and demands, and can interact with outside counsel, internal personnel, and vendors in support of compliance with state and federal data privacy laws. You must possess a thorough knowledge and experience with the laws and rules that apply to HIPAA and HITECH. Ideally, you can translate data privacy legal and regulatory obligations into system and process requirements.  The Compliance Attorney performs highly...