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Security & Privacy Officer

Security & Privacy Officer

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Security & Privacy Officer - Bothell, WA


FUJIFILM, SonoSite, Inc . We are an innovative and high performance culture with tremendous opportunities.  People who work here are given the unique opportunity to contribute to the advancement of healthcare throughout the world.  Headquartered in Bothell, WA USA, FUJIFILM SonoSite is represented by a global distribution network in over 100 countries.  Since its inception, FUJIFILM SonoSite’s lightweight, robust products have created and led the point-of-care ultrasound market. From sophisticated urban hospital emergency rooms to clinics in austere, remote villages, FUJIFILM SonoSite systems are used by over 21 medical specialties and provide clinicians around the world with a cost-effective tool for improving patient safety and workflow efficiency. FUJIFILM SonoSite holds a number of prestigious design awards and has in excess of 145 patents.


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Job Summary:


The Security & Privacy Officer is responsible for the establishment, ongoing management of information security and privacy policies, procedures, and technical systems in order to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of SonoSite and VisualSonics (a subsidiary) products and services. This position reports to the local (Bothell) Compliance Officer and works interdepartmentally within the SonoSite organization and outside of the organization, collaborating with subsidiaries, other Fujifilm affiliates and customers.  


Essential Job Functions:


  • Identify, implement and maintain the company information security and privacy policies in coordination with company senior leadership, legal counsel, regional offices and international headquarters.
  • Perform ongoing compliance monitoring activities.
  • Work with legal counsel to maintain appropriate privacy and confidentiality consent & authorization forms, information notices and material reflecting current organization and legal practices and requirements.
  • Oversees, directs, deliver, or ensures delivery of privacy training and orientation to all employees, and applicable business associates.
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and ongoing compliance monitoring of all business associate agreements to ensure that all privacy concerns, requirements and responsibilities are addressed.
  • Establish and maintain a mechanism to track access to protected health information, within the purview of the organization and as required by law to allow individuals to review or receive a report in such activity.
  • Establish and maintain a security and privacy standard for products and services and ensure that the developed products meet that standard.
  • Establishes and leads the CSIRT, develops the processes and ensures that legal notification time lines are met in potential security/privacy breach investigations.
  • Lead incident response teams to contain, investigate and prevent future device/system security breaches.
  • Maintains current knowledge of applicable international, federal and state privacy laws and accreditation standards, and monitors advancements in information security technologies to ensure organizational adaptation and compliance
  • Serves as the contact point for any Security and Privacy related inquiries for customers.
  • Cooperates with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Office of Civil Rights, other legal entities, and organization officers in any compliance reviews or investigations.
  • Other similar duties or responsibilities as they arise.


Knowledge and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or other engineering or technical discipline and at least 10 years’ experience in security and privacy related matters in medical devices.
  • Knowledge and experience in information privacy laws, access, release of information, and release control technologies.
  • Demonstrated organization, facilitation, communication, and presentation skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of HIPAA Security Rule, European Privacy laws and other government technology/security and privacy related laws, standards and regulations.
  • Ability to weigh business risk and enforce appropriate information security measures
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding of HIPAA and its impact on product architecture, functionality and operational processes.
  • Experience interpreting and implementing cyber security regulations
  • High degree of sensitivity to confidential matters required.


Skills and Abilities:


  • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
  • CIPP (Certified International Privacy Professional)
  • Demonstrated abilities in problem-solving and analysis: identifies issues, analyzes information to assess root cause and relationships, risks, and potential risk responses; proven ability to synthesize and summarize complex data into concise recommendations and reports.
  • Ability to work independently while representing the services of the department with the highest level of professionalism.


FUJIFILM SonoSite, Incoffers a fantastic compensation package, including benefits, and a 401k program.  Visit us today to learn more about our exciting technologies and how you can make a difference.  To apply and obtain further details regarding key responsibilities and experience requirements, check out our careers page at   www.SonoSite.com/careers.

FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc.   is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 425-951-1200, or via e-mail at ffss-hr@fujifilm.com .   Additionally, the affirmative program/plan is available for review upon formal request by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources office during regular office hours.