Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Manager of Compliance and Privacy

    Job Title
    Manager of Compliance and Privacy
    Job ID
    27491912
    Location
    Washington,  DC 20060
    Other Location
    Description

    With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington DC area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment, with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.
     
    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire a Manager of Compliance and Manager who will embrace our reach and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference. 
     
    Manager of Compliance and Manager:

    Under the direction of the Director of Compliance, the Manager of Compliance and Privacy is responsible for and will assist in the continued development and growth of the Howard University Hospital Compliance Program. The position ensures compliance with all governmental and institutional policies related to the health care operations of Howard University Hospital and supervises Compliance Department staff. The Manager of Compliance and Privacy provides essential governmental reporting, compliance training, and support across the enterprise. The incumbent serves as the Howard University Hospital Privacy Officer, applying effective practices to prevent, detect and respond appropriately to privacy risks and assist the institution in protecting confidential information.

    • Supervises the assessment of compliance readiness of various Hospital areas at the division, department or unit level and work collaboratively with operational leaders in order to ensure that compliance matters are promptly handled or forwarded for follow up or response.
    • Performs or supervises audits, investigative fieldwork, and other duties such as determining the presence of internal controls and reliance on organizational structure. Establishes effective working relationships and builds credibility with physicians and staff to promote a culture of ethics and compliance.
    • Prepares written reports, resources, and education and training materials on timely compliance topics; designs, develops and conducts compliance related education and training.
    • Supervises the collection and analysis of data and develops metrics to measure the effectiveness of the compliance and ethics program and initiatives undertaken on behalf of the institution.
    • Serves as Howard University Hospital’s designated HIPAA Privacy Officer.
    • Ensures that periodic risk assessments and ongoing monitoring of key elements of the privacy program are monitored, including privacy notice, consent, authorization, business partner agreements, practices, minimum necessary information and disclosure.
    • Provides oversight and direction to professional staff of the Department in accordance with established policies and procedures; monitors, evaluates, counsels and advises on individual and departmental performance. 
    • Monitors day to day budgetary and financial activities of the department.


    Qualified candidates will possess:

    • Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations related to health care reimbursement, information security and privacy, including HIPAA, Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statue.
    • Demonstrated organization, facilitation, communication, and presentation skills
    • Knowledge of operational compliance with statutes and regulations related to health care. 
    • Ability to plan, manage, and conduct fact-finding investigations and to develop related recommendations
    • Experience managing professional staff.
    • Strong written, verbal and computer skills. Ability to lead by example, adhering to high standards of integrity and ethics in all aspects of the work performed on behalf of the institution.
    • Ability to write clear, persuasive, properly substantiated analysis and investigation documents and to strengthen such skills in others
    • Ability to observe, receive, and otherwise obtain information from all relevant sources.
    • Ability to interpret complex regulations practices and procedures pertaining to healthcare programs. 
    • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive and SharePoint.  Proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook.

    Qualified candidates will require:

    • Graduate degree in a job-related discipline (JD, MHA, MBA or MJ) are required.   
    • At least 5 years of compliance, legal and/or audit experience in a healthcare setting, as well as demonstrated understanding of effective Corporate Compliance programs.
    • At least 5 years of management experience in a professional setting. 
    • Certification in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) strongly preferred.

    At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

    Work life balance
    Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan)
    100% free tuition to attend Howard University for you and/or your dependent children

    Required Skills

    Under the direction of the Director of Compliance, the Manager of Compliance and Privacy is responsible for and will assist in the continued development and growth of the Howard University Hospital Compliance Program. The position ensures compliance with all governmental and institutional policies related to the health care operations of Howard University Hospital and supervises Compliance Department staff. The Manager of Compliance and Privacy provides essential governmental reporting, compliance training, and support across the enterprise. The incumbent serves as the Howard University Hospital Privacy Officer, applying effective practices to prevent, detect and respond appropriately to privacy risks and assist the institution in protecting confidential information.

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