Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Director of Compliance and Privacy

Akron, Ohio

Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.


  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as we would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

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.

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.



Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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