Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.
With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.
At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.
Reporting to the Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer (VP CCO) and in collaboration with the compliance program directors and managers, the Senior Compliance Program Manager (SCPM) works closely with key Fred Hutch stakeholders including Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit, Business Development, Human Resources, Office of the General Counsel, Clinical Research Support, Information Security and others across the enterprise to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations and Fred Hutch policies. The SCPM will implement, oversee, and manage the Audit & Monitoring Compliance Program. The audit and monitoring initiatives and responsibilities are a major element of the institution’s enterprise compliance program and required under the federal and state compliance regulations and guidances. This role shall also coordinate effectively with various departments, develop and prepare coordinated responses, corrective action, reporting and ensure uniformity and continuity of policy and regulatory application and enforcement.
Develops, implements and oversees the Auditing & Monitoring Compliance Program. This involves assessing and prioritizing key risk areas, development of auditing workplans, conducting audits and reporting findings to stakeholders and institutional leadership including but not limited to department and division leaders, Directors, Vice Presidents, and members of the Board. Key compliance areas include regulatory compliance with federal and state laws and contractual requirements involving Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Waste and Abuse, privacy, as well as other research and clinical care laws and regulations.
Monitors legal and regulatory changes and interprets and disseminates information on regulatory and Compliance matters to ensure organizational adaptation and compliance.
Provides ongoing resources and advice to team and management relating to auditing, monitoring and corrective action matters as it relates to compliance issues.
Contributes to the development of compliance training materials and delivery of training to multiple audiences.
Supports the activities of the Compliance Committee, and implementation of the Compliance work plan.
Develops metrics, annual reports and corrective action initiatives. Works to ensure Compliance practices are consistently followed across the organization and throughout delegated entities.
Other projects and duties as assigned.
Minimum Master's degree in Health Care, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Public Administration, Public Policy, or other related field.
5-7 years of experience in legal, health care compliance, enterprise risk or other research and healthcare fields required; experience as compliance officer in a healthcare setting preferred.
Advanced knowledge of compliance-related federal and state research and healthcare laws and regulations such as Fraud, Waste and Abuse violations, Anti-Kickback and Stark law provisions required.
Highest degree of credibility, integrity and discretion.
Demonstrated proficiency in project management methods and tools.
Demonstrated ability to work independently.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to present findings and recommendations as required.
Microsoft Office product knowledge including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Sound decision making ability, considering all information and utilizing a big picture approach.
Ability to gather information from multiple sources to gain a thorough understanding of problems.
Ability to effectively multitask in an unpredictable environment.
Ability to innovate, develop or adopt best practices and manage change.
Ability to think strategically about organizational risks and continuously document, improve, and streamline processes to advance the applicable compliance programs and initiatives assigned.
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.
The annual base salary range for this position is from $120,868 to $191,027, and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (12-22 days per year), paid sick leave (12-25 days per year), paid holidays (13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 6 months).
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