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Director Compliance and Privacy - Legal Department

Company: Akron Children's Hospital
Location: Akron
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

About Akron Children's HospitalAkron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at .OUR PROMISES

  • To treat every child as we would our own
  • To treat others as they would like to be treated
  • To turn no child away for any reasonPrior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.Full Time40 Hours/WeekMonday - Friday, 8am - 5pmHybrid, Onsite 2-3 days/weekSummary:The Director, Compliance & Privacy oversees the Compliance function at Akron Children's Hospital ("ACH") and all of its operations including its subsidiaries Children's Home Care Group and the Akron Children's Hospital Foundation.Responsibilities:1. Adds value as a key member of management; understands the business, financials, industry, customers and strategy.2. Supervises employees, provides direction, coaches, trains and develops employees, and manages performance to company goals and expectations.3. Prepares, manages, and adheres to department budget to maintain expenditure controls.4. Develops written policies and procedures that establish standards for compliance, coordinate the development of education and training programs related to compliance issues5. Investigates reports of alleged violations of the organization's compliance policies.6. Facilitates and supports interpretation and compliance with all applicable federal, state, and laws and regulations applicable to health care providers including hospitals, physicians, APPs, home care and charitable organizations.7. Builds and implements an overall Hospital-wide compliance framework.8. Serves as the privacy officer overseeing ACH's compliance with HIPAA.9. Works with IT on protecting the privacy and security of health information.10. Monitors compliance risk strategies and independently trouble shoots problems, while providing sound advice.11. Ensures the Board of Directors, senior leadership and management understand and adhere to regulatory and other compliance management requirements.12. Manages Hospital's hotline.13. Develops and keeps abreast of latest compliance developments with respect to regulatory bodies and ensures compliance with laws, rules and regulations.14. Prepares reports to the Board and Audit Committee and Senior Leadership relating to the Hospital's Compliance activities.15. Other duties as required.Other information:Technical Expertise1. Knowledge on existing and proposed laws and regulations that may affect ACH's clinical and business practices2. Experience overseeing and managing compliance related investigations and key compliance areas.3. Experience working for a Hospital or health care provider preferred.4. Experience overseeing and managing compliance related investigations and key compliance areas. 5. Experience working with all levels within an organization is preferred.6. Experience in healthcare is preferred.7. Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required. Accounting software is required.Education and Experience1. Education: Bachelor's degree and Juris Doctor required. 2. Certification: None3. Years of experience: 10 years plus experience interpreting Health Care and HIPAA laws, rules and regulations. 4. Years of experience supervising: Minimum of 5 years is required.Full TimeFTE: 1.000000
    Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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