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Chief Compliance Officer - School of Medicine

Location: Pasadena, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 856462 Date posted: 12/18/2019
Description: The Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) for the Bernard J. Tyson Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine is responsible for the development, implementation and on-going management of an effective ethics and compliance program to fulfill the School of Medicine-s needs and to meet regulatory requirements. The CCO reports directly to the Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals, as well as the Dean of the School of Medicine. The CCO for the School of Medicine functions as an integral member of the School of Medicine-s leadership team and is the compliance contact responsible for the relationship with the regulators that relate to the School of Medicine. The CCO-s authority includes the ability to report directly to the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Board of Directors on compliance matters. The CCO is responsible to act as a liaison with the Kaiser Permanente compliance officers of the hospitals where School of Medicine students will be working. This position will have responsibility for accreditation and regulatory activities and will coordinate with various leaders and organizations internal and external to the School of Medicine.

Essential Responsibilities:
- An engaged member of the School of Medicine-s leadership team, as well as a member of Kaiser Permanente-s National Ethics and Compliance Senior Leadership Team.
- Plans, develops, monitors, revises and implements the School of Medicine-s compliance program including the development, implementation, and monitoring of compliance policies and procedures; administering compliance activities and supervising compliance staff; monitoring compliance with the Code of Conduct; managing disclosures related to conflicts of interest; and maintaining compliance reporting systems.
- Provides strategic guidance and representation to the School of Medicine leadership on changing governmental requirements, including complying with Title IX, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, reporting obligations under the Clery Act, and other regulations impacting the School of Medicine.
- Develops and promotes compliance education and awareness programs in concert with Kaiser Permanente-s National Ethics and Compliance Program.
- Conducts compliance monitoring and assessment in collaboration with the School of Medicine associate deans, faculty, and staff.
- Reports on compliance performance to School of Medicine leadership and committees and serves as chairperson of the School of Medicine-s Compliance Committee.
- Oversees adequate record maintenance and ensures processes are in place to document compliance efforts.
- Directs the assessment of targeted compliance issues, investigations, or potential problems and coordinates internal compliance investigations and routine audits.
- Assists affected departments in scheduling and responding to federal agency reviews and investigations, with guidance from the Safety/Risk Management Officer and Senior Management as appropriate.
- Reports compliance issues and activities on a regular basis to the audit committee of the School of Medicine Board of Directors.
- Advises the Dean, associate deans, faculty, and staff on the improvement and attainment of compliance related objectives in the discrete subject matter areas (e.g., research compliance, data privacy and security, Title IX, Clery Act, employment/HR related compliance obligations, EEOC, ADA, False Claims Act, conflicts of interest, third party management, etc.).
- Acts as a resource for compliance related information and support and serves as a catalyst for the achievement of best practices in all compliance subject matter areas.
- Promotes a culture of compliance and ethical behavior.
- Responsibility for accreditation and regulatory activities and will coordinate with various leaders and organizations internal and external to the School of Medicine.
- Coordinate and collaborate extensively with the national ethics and compliance department, as well as the compliance officers who are responsible for the hospitals where School of Medicine students will be working.
Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum ten (10) years of escalating managerial work-experience in a highly diversified organization
- Minimum ten (10) of years of escalating responsibility and work-experience in the compliance field or related field (internal audit, law, etc.); to include progressive management roles in large, complex organization with successive levels of accountability and results.
- Bachelor-s degree in related field (Health Care, Business, etc.).
License, Certification, Registration
- N/A.

Additional Requirements:

- Significant compliance orientation, coupled with business process expertise and acumen.
- Demonstrated knowledge of current thinking and practice around the business of compliance.
- Significant knowledge of pertinent regulatory requirements and compliance program elements.
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate, communicate and work effectively with senior leadership and a broad cross section of management/leadership from a broad range of functional areas.
- Demonstrated ability to influence and motivate interdisciplinary teams and individuals who do not report directly to the CCO.
- Demonstrated ability to learn new subject matter areas. Confidence and ability to succeed in new situations and scenarios.
- Demonstrated expertise in organizational development, project management, and strategic planning.
- Superior communications skills (both oral and written)
- Demonstrated high ethics and integrity
- This position consistently supports compliance and the Principles of Responsibility (Kaiser Permanente-s Code of Conduct) by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements (if applicable), and Kaiser Permanente-s policies and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience working with a Board of Directors, preferred.
- Master-s or law degree preferred.

Primary Location: California,Pasadena,S. Los Robles Administration 100 S. Los Robles Ave Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Director/Senior Director Job Category: Compliance / Privacy / Regulatory Department: 0308-30000-7310 Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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