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Compliance Officer-Operations

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Compliance Officer - Compliance Corporate - Full-Time,Day - VIRTUAL

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension System Office-MO, you will have the opportunity to:
Lead, direct, guide and assist on compliance matters for areas of responsibility related to the organization. Responsible on an enterprise-wide basis for supporting Chief Compliance Officer and managing key designated aspects of the compliance program.
Operations Compliance Officer
  • Responsible for managing the day-to-operations of the compliance program across the system 
  • Provides direction for project planning and administration of key compliance initiatives, including risk assessments, policy management, and internal audit data 
  • Provides direction for compliance communications and awareness across Ascension
  • Develops system-wide annual compliance training/education programs, including targeted and job-specific compliance training, as needed
  • Works closely with the Chief Compliance Officer on other strategic projects and initiatives
  • Provides oversight of monitoring and auditing activities in coordination with Internal Audit and other key stakeholders
  • Provides direction to, and coordinates with, market Senior Directors of Compliance for standardization and uniformity in implementation of compliance projects,oversight activities, and key compliance processes that are centrally designed and subsequently disseminated to the ministry markets
  • Works closely with Data Analytics Director to analyze and trend compliance data for reporting purposes and proactive compliance initiatives
  • Serves as a compliance thought leader attending operational meetings, as needed

What You Will Need

  • Required Credential(s):
    • None required.
  • Diploma 
    • Bachelor's degree required Master's degree preferred
Work Experience:
  • 7 years of experience required. 10 years of experience preferred. 5 years of leadership or management experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 385111
Category: Legal
Ministry: Ascension
Location: St Louis, MO

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