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Compliance Officer-Digital and Technology

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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.
Digital & Technology Compliance Officer  
  • Provides guidance and compliance oversight for health information technologies and/or digital technologies, bringing direct functional knowledge of cloud computing, electronic health records, and interoperability, including consumer and clinical applications
  • Leads a centralized team and coordinates with HIPAA Privacy Officer, Security Officer, and Operations leadership to understand data sources, systems, and methods to obtain data in the most efficient and secure manner possible and in compliance with applicable regulatory standards
  • Provides insight on education and training needs with new digital and technology ecosystem and innovations for the organization
  • Advances proactive auditing and monitoring activities and provides assessments of digital and technology developments for ongoing regulatory compliance
  • Partners with HIPAA Privacy Officer and Security Officer to ensure proper governance and privacy and security controls are sufficient and any identified gaps are remediated
  • Strengthens the organization's ability, in coordination with Security, to prevent, detect, respond to, and recover from potential breaches, phishing, and cyber attacks, with proactive level of engagement and auditing and monitoring of key risk areas
  • Provides support and strategy regarding needed compliance governance and control framework, including policy management and issues remediation management
  • Translates complex compliance requirements into scalable compliance processes and communicates effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences across the organization
  • Works closely with the Chief Compliance Officer on other strategic projects and initiatives and partners with Ascension Technologies and other key stakeholders
  • Supports development and implementation of new technology and understands the complexities and challenges of transforming care delivery with digital capabilities and assists with risk mitigation
  • Serves as a compliance thought leader attending operational meetings, as needed

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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

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Job ID: 385113
Category: Legal
Ministry: Ascension
Location: St Louis, MO

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