American Heart Association Compliance Manager in Houston, Texas
Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?
Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!
This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.
The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Compliance Manager in our Quality, Outcomes Research & Analytics (QORA) department!
This position can be remote/home based.
The Compliance Audit Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing all activities pertaining to clinical data quality audits in order to protect the integrity and credibility of the American Heart Association and the representations that we make to the public. They will ensure that the data acquired from patient records gathered in the patient registry are consistent with audit standards used to measure the Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) and/or other quality recognition programs. The incumbent reports to the Senior Manager, Registry Research. The incumbent works with the Quality Senior Team, Internal Audit, Legal and other departments, when required; and follows departmental policies and procedures as well as limited instructions in carrying out daily compliance tasks. The Department's vision is to build a fully developed clinical data quality audit function that proactively delivers valuable results to the Quality and Health IT department and its Volunteers. This position will also lead the Risk Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) of the department's risks and provide mentorship to implement appropriate controls; as well as be responsible for other areas that require compliance oversight, including but not limited to business agreements with hospitals and business partners. This is accomplished by evaluating risks in achieving organizational objectives and proposing value-added and efficient measures for controlling and leading those risks. Assisting management by reviewing the organization`s operations, the adequacy of internal controls, the compliance with laws and regulations, the adherence to policy and procedures, the safeguarding of assets, and the accuracy of reported financial activities. Supporting governance by assuring the organization about the state of the control environment.
Build a network of meaningful volunteer partnerships to advance the mission of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Provide timely direction, framework and resources to volunteers while at the same time relying on their expertise, abilities and willingness to demonstrate their networks to drive the goals of the organization. Share meaningful opportunities for volunteers, so they can apply their passion to further the mission of the organization. Give recognition to volunteers for their efforts to help ensure their success and drive happiness. Hold each other accountable, both volunteers and staff, while being accessible and build collaborative staff-volunteer partnerships that are based on a foundation of mutual trust. Build a collaborative environment where staff from various functions work together to achieve results across health, revenue and volunteerism goals for the organization.
Conducts on-site and remote audits of hospitals participating in quality programs and research
Facilitate audit by leading all aspects of the project management of specified activities
and ensuring the audit process is carried through to completion
Develop data quality and clinical research audit plans, including objectives, testing criteria for how audits shall be conducted. Ensures staff are implementing process changes that appropriately address audit findings
Conduct abstractor training, IRB activities, and other duties as assigned to support research efforts.
Communicate audit protocols and findings expertly and effectively with consultants, clinical directors, senior management, clinicians, and colleagues, internally and at all levels in external organizations
Lead department Risk Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) by reviewing adequacy of internal controls and assist management by reviewing the organization`s operations, the adequacy of internal controls, the compliance with laws and regulations, the adherence to policy and procedures, the safeguarding of assets, and the accuracy of reported financial activities
Bachelor's Degree and/or Registered (RN) and/or Certification in Healthcare Research Compliance and/or Certified Professional Coder - Hospital (CPC-H)
Two (2) - Five (5) years of proven experience
Experience with clinical setting or clinical trials or utilization reviews
Knowledge of laws and regulations i.e. HIPPA, PHI
Communicate expertly and optimally with healthcare professional
Microsoft Office proficiency
Project Management experience
Strong interpersonal/relationship building skills
- Health IT data audit Experience
At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.
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Posted Date 4 weeks ago (6/6/2022 12:30 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-6694
Job Category Health Strategies
Additional Locations Diversity Distribution SouthWest
Position Type Full Time