Job Description

Director, Compliance & Privacy

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Job Overview

The Director of Compliance & Privacy is responsible for managing the implementation of CTCA’s Ethics and Compliance program at the hospital.  This role implements and monitors CTCA’s policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and accreditation requirements including Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, Stark and AKS, Joint Commission and HIPAA, as well as non-healthcare specific requirements such as ADA, OSHA and EEO.  The Director is also responsible for oversight of CTCA’s compliance education plan at the hospital in accordance with local needs and enterprise-wide priorities, including educating Stakeholders on CTCA’s Standards of Conduct and ethics plan and HIPAA.  The Director tracks laws and regulations that might affect the organization’s policies and procedures and works with other members of the compliance team to design policies and training as appropriate.  The Director investigates reports of alleged violations of CTCA’s compliance policies.  The Director prepares compliance reports to present to senior management and the hospital board of directors.  The Director advises and issues guidance on compliance and legal matters as they are presented and serves as the Privacy Officer for the hospital.

The role is also responsible for monitoring and managing compliance related complaints via the hotline or via other method, investigating and enforcement.

The Director will report to CTCA’s Chief Compliance Counsel with dotted line responsibility to the hospital CEO.  The Director will also have substantial accountability to the hospital board of directors.

Job Responsibilities

  • 50%| The Director is responsible for management and implementation of CTCA’s Ethics and Compliance program at the hospital, including oversight of CTCA’s compliance education plan at the hospital in accordance with local needs and enterprise-wide priorities.  The Director will oversee the training and education for hospital’s Stakeholders on CTCA’s Standards of Conduct and ethics plan and HIPAA. The Director will work closely with the hospital CNO, CEO and Directors of Risk, Quality and Safety and will participate in the daily safety check-in to evaluate and ensure the effectiveness of the compliance program. The Director will participate in hospital and management leadership committees as a key member of the hospital leadership team.  The Director will also be an active Participant in bi-weekly enterprise compliance team calls and enterprise work groups to facilitate enterprise compliance initiatives.
  • 20%| The Director tracks laws and regulations that might affect the organization’s policies and procedures and works with other members of the compliance team to draft and update risk assessment plans, audit and monitoring protocols and policies and training as appropriate. Monitors for known risk areas and the OIG’s work plan and oversees defense audits and payer-initiated audits, in accordance with CTCA audit policies.
  • 5%|The Director prepares compliance reports to present to senior management and the hospital board of directors.
  • 15%| The Director serves as the Privacy Officer for the hospital. Initiates, facilitates and promotes activities to foster information privacy awareness with the hospital and related entities.  Ensures compliance with privacy practices and consistent application and recommendations of sanctions for failure to comply with privacy policies, working with Talent and legal counsel as appropriate.  Ensures compliance with all privacy related policies and investigates and tracks any alleged policy violations and ensures reporting as required to the appropriate government agencies.
  • 10%| The Director investigates reports of alleged violations of CTCA’s compliance policies and Standards of Conduct, whether raised through the Compliance Hotline or otherwise, and institutes corrective action plans and ensures that appropriate enforcement action is taken.

Skills, Education and Additional Information

  • Masters of Health Administration, JD or MBA strongly preferred;
  • Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) or equivalent required;
  • 5+ years of progressive compliance experience required with a minimum of 3 years of healthcare experience in a hospital setting

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We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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