Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Director of Compliance and Privacy

Akron, Ohio

Job Description

Shift Information: Day Job

  • Oversee 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.
  • Possesses knowledge on existing and proposed laws and regulations that may affect ACH’s clinical and business practices.
  • Develops written policies and procedures that establish standards for compliance, coordinate the development of education and training programs related to compliance issues.
  • Investigates reports of alleged violations of the organization’s compliance policies.
  • 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.
  • Builds and implements an overall Hospital-wide compliance framework.
  • Serves as the privacy officer overseeing ACH’s compliance with HIPAA.
  • Works with IT on protecting the privacy and security of health information.
  • Monitors compliance risk strategies and independently trouble shoots problems, while providing sound advice.
  • Ensures the Board of Directors, senior leadership and management understand and adhere to regulatory and other compliance management requirements.
  • Manages Hospital’s hotline.
  • Develops and keeps abreast of latest compliance developments with respect to regulatory bodies and ensures compliance with laws, rules and regulations.
  • Prepares reports to the Board and Audit Committee and Senior Leadership relating to the Hospital’s Compliance activities.

  • Bachelors and Juris Doctor.
  • 10 years plus experience interpreting Health Care and HIPAA laws, rules and regulations.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in hospital compliance department..
  • Experience overseeing and managing compliance related investigations and key compliance areas.
  • Experience working for a Hospital or health care provider a plus.



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