Deadline: May 21, 2014

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Position Summary

This position will support Lead Privacy and Behavioral Health Counsel in providing legal advice and recommendations for action regarding matters of complexity as well as more routine privacy matters. This position is generally focused on providing day-to-day legal guidance to the Privacy Office and applying knowledge in the following areas of law: federal and state privacy laws (i.e., HIPAA, Federal Substance Abuse confidentiality, state privacy laws, etc.), data security laws and other areas as needed, as s/he develops a deeper knowledge of the business operations of the company.

Among other duties, this position may: (i) research legal principles and precedents; (ii) draft and negotiate Business Associate Agreements, Data Use Agreements and various non-disclosure agreements; (iii) draft and review privacy policies, including privacy policies for websites and mobile apps; (v) assist with regulatory complaints, and related matters; and (vi) provide general privacy counsel to internal clients.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a JD.

Licenses and Certifications

Legal/Bar Association is required.

Functional Experiences

Functional - Legal/Compliance/1-3 Years

Functional - Legal/Compliance - law searches/1-3 Years

Required Skills

Leadership/Creating Accountability/MASTERY

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/MASTERY

General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/MASTERY

Desired Skills

General Business/Communicating for Impact/MASTERY

Sales/Negotiating collaboratively/MASTERY

Service/Handling Service Challenges/MASTERY

Additional Job Information

Basic knowledge of state and federal health benefits privacy law preferable. IT literacy desirable. Candidate should be interested in developing a mastery of this legal area and applying skills to problem solving and risk management in a rapidly changing and critical area.

Please note that benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Aetna does not permit the use of tobacco related products or drugs in the workplace.