Adventist Healthcare Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer

Gaithersburg, MD
Oct 02, 2018
Feb 04, 2019
Full Time
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If you are a current Adventist HealthCare employee, please click this link to apply through your Workday account. The corporate compliance officer (CCO) establishes and implements an effective compliance program to prevent illegal, unethical or improper conduct. The compliance officer acts as staff to the CEO and Governing Board by monitoring and reporting results of the compliance and ethics efforts of the company and in providing guidance for the Board and senior management team on matters relating to reporting and compliance. The corporate compliance officer, together with the Organizational Integrity Committee, is authorized to implement all necessary actions to ensure achievement of the objectives of an effective compliance program.

Responsible for the operations of Adventist HealthCare's Organizational Integrity Program (OIP) and Internal Audit Function; Also serves as Chief Privacy & Security Officer; develops and implements system-wide OIP and Internal Audit policies & procedures; oversees the annual Enterprise Risk Assessment (ERP) and Internal Audit Work Plan; oversees and coordinates the development of OIP training and education; coordinates internal audits and investigates reports of integrity matters.

Reports to the AHCs Board Internal Audit Committee. Serves on the Human Research Protection Quality Committee, and the Entity Local Integrity Committees. Chairs the AHC Organizational Integrity Committee and the AHC HIPAA Privacy & Security Committee.
Ensures that critical success factors are achieved (i.e. Best place to work, most extraordinary experience, Superior outcomes, financial success for reinvestment, a growing organization vital to the community, and Valued as a faith-based organization).

1.\tDevelops, initiates, maintains and revises policies and procedures for the general operation of the compliance program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical or improper conduct
2.\tManages day-to-day operation of the compliance program and internal audit.
3.\tDevelops and periodically reviews and updates Standards of Conduct to ensure continuing currency and relevance in providing guidance to management and employees.
4.\tCollaborates with other departments (for example, human resources, chief security officer and health information management director) to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution.
5.\tConsults with general counsel as needed to resolve difficult legal compliance issues.
6.\tResponds to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures and standards of conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures.
7.\tDevelops and oversees a system for uniform handling of such violations.
8.\tActs as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance issues and concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved.
9.\tMonitors, and as necessary, coordinates compliance activities of other departments to remain abreast of the status of all compliance activities and to identify trends.
10.\tIdentifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk, develops and implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
11.\tProvides reports on a regular basis and, as directed or requested, keeps the Corporate Compliance Committee and senior management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.
12.\tEnsures proper reporting of violations or potential violations to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate or required.
13.\tEstablishes and provides direction and management of the compliance hotline.
14.\tInstitutes and maintains an effective compliance communication program for the organization, including promoting a) use of the compliance hotline, b) heightened awareness of standards of conduct, and c) understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures.
15.\tWorks with the human resource department and others as appropriate to develop an effective compliance training program, including appropriate introductory training for new employees and ongoing training for all employees and managers.
16.\tMonitors the performance of the compliance program and related activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness.
17.\tRepresents Adventist HealthCare in appropriate external forums

Qualifications and Requirements:
1.\t15-20 years progressive experience in corporate compliance in healthcare or related experience
2.\tMaster's or advanced degree in related health care field; Law, business
3.\tHealth Care Compliance Association or other relevant certification required.
4.\tExcellent communication & interpersonal skills
5.\tAbility to work with internal & external groups
6.\tEffective verbal and written communication skills. Tact and positive demeanor.
7.\tAbility to plan, develop, and implement and compliance-related programs.
Work Schedule:

Monday- Friday

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.