American Heart Association Compliance Audit Manager (Quality) in Anywhere, United States

Compliance Audit Manager (Quality)

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Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Compliance Audit Manager (Quality) in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX (Remote/Home based is acceptable).

The Compliance Audit Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating and executing all activities pertaining to clinical data quality audits in order to protect the integrity and credibility of the American Heart Association and the representations that we make to the public. They will ensure that the data obtained from patient records captured in the patient registry are consistent with audit standards used to measure the Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) and/or other quality recognition programs. The department’s vision is to build a fully-developed clinical data quality audit function that proactively delivers value-added results to the Quality and Health IT department and it’s Volunteers. Responsibilities include:

Essential Job Duties:

  • Conducts on-site and remote audits of hospitals participating in quality programs and research.

  • Manage department Risk Control Self Assessment (RCSA) by reviewing adequacy of internal controls and assist management by reviewing the organization`s operations, the adequacy of internal controls, the compliance with laws and regulations, the adherence to policy and procedures, the safeguarding of assets, and the accuracy of reported financial activities.

  • Facilitate audit by overseeing the project management of specified activities and ensuring the audit process is carried through to completion. 

  • Develop data quality and research audit plans, including objectives and testing criteria for how the audit shall be conducted. Ensure staff are implementing process changes that appropriately address audit findings.

  • Communicate audit protocols and findings professionally and effectively with consultants, clinical directors,senior management, clinicians and colleagues, internally and at all levels in external organizations

  • Evaluate risks in achieving organizational objectives and proposing value-added and cost-effective measures for controlling, and managing those risks

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university.

  • Registered (RN) and/or Certification in Healthcare Research Compliance and/or Certified Professional Coder - Hospital (CPC-H).

  • Minimum three (3) year of experience within a clinical setting or clinical trials or utilization reviews.

  • Knowledge of laws and regulations i.e. HIPPA, PHI.

  • Must be able to communicate professionally and effectively with healthcare professional.

  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Word, Excel, Power PT, Outlook).

  • Prior Project Management experience.

  • Strong interpersonal/relationship building skills.

  • Must have the ability to travel over night up to 25% of the time.

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Health IT data audit experience.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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Job Location

Anywhere, , United States

Position Type


Job Category: Health Quality

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