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IT Security Coordinator

at Community Health Choice

Posted: 2/14/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 149136

Job Description

About Us

Community Health Choice, Inc. (Community) is a non-profit managed care organization (MCO), licensed by the Texas Department of Insurance. Through its network of more than 10,000 providers and 94 hospitals, Community serves over 400,000 Members with the following programs:

• Medicaid State of Texas Access Reform (STAR) program for low-income children and pregnant women

• Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for the children of low-income parents, which includes CHIP Perinatal benefits for unborn children of pregnant women who do not qualify for Medicaid STAR

• Health Insurance Marketplace Plans that offer individual health coverage that includes preventive care, emergency services, prescription drugs, and hospitalization available to all, regardless of pre-existing conditions.

Improving Members' experiences is at the heart of every Community position. We strive every day to make sure that our Members have access to the high-quality health care they need and deserve.

Community is accredited by URAC for its health plan operations. We offer care management programs for asthma, diabetes, and high-risk pregnancy. An affiliate of the Harris Health System (Harris Health), Community is financially self-sufficient and receives no financial support from Harris Health or from Harris County taxpayers.

Job Profile

The IT Security Coordinator will act as a liaison between CHC and external auditors and will audit IT systems and processes and update and ensure that CHC follows all policies and procedures and state required documentation. This IT Security Coordinator will also stay updated on latest HIPAA and State regulations and industry best practices relating to IT security. The candidate must be able to work after hours and weekends as needed and have strong knowledge of overall IT infrastructure.


  • High School Diploma
  • Knowledge of HIPPA Security Rule, HITECH, investigating and documenting incidents and compliance required.
  • HCISPP certification or must be obtained within six months of accepting position.
  • Five years related industry experience (healthcare or IT) to include four years in a security, compliance or auditing role.


  • Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
  • Writing /Composing (Correspondence / Reports)
  • Analytical
  • MS Word
  • Excellent attitude and a strong desire to ensure that Community Health Choice complies with all HIPAA and State requirements in regards to the protection of company data.
  • Some late nights and weekends required for system upgrades and special projects.

Benefits and EEOC

Community employees’ benefits are provided by Harris Health. These benefits are designed to provide you with flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs.

Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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