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American Heart Association Compliance Manager in Tulsa, Oklahoma


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will 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 has an excellent opportunity for a Compliance Manager in our Quality, Outcomes Research & Analytics (QORA) department!

This position can be home based.

The Compliance Audit Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing 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 acquired from patient records gathered 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 incumbent reports to the Senior Manager, Registry Research. The incumbent works with the Quality Senior Team, Internal Audit, Legal and other departments, when required; and follows departmental policies and procedures as well as limited instructions in carrying out daily compliance tasks. The Department's vision is to build a fully developed clinical data quality audit function that proactively delivers valuable results to the Quality and Health IT department and its Volunteers. This position will also lead the Risk Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) of the department's risks and provide mentorship to implement appropriate controls; as well as be responsible for other areas that require compliance oversight, including but not limited to business agreements with hospitals and business partners. This is accomplished by evaluating risks in achieving organizational objectives and proposing value-added and efficient measures for controlling and leading those risks. Assisting 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. Supporting governance by assuring the organization about the state of the control environment.

Build a network of meaningful volunteer partnerships to advance the mission of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Provide timely direction, framework and resources to volunteers while at the same time relying on their expertise, abilities and willingness to demonstrate their networks to drive the goals of the organization. Share meaningful opportunities for volunteers, so they can apply their passion to further the mission of the organization. Give recognition to volunteers for their efforts to help ensure their success and drive happiness. Hold each other accountable, both volunteers and staff, while being accessible and build collaborative staff-volunteer partnerships that are based on a foundation of mutual trust. Build a collaborative environment where staff from various functions work together to achieve results across health, revenue and volunteerism goals for the organization.

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

  • Facilitate audit by leading all aspects of the project management of specified activities

  • and ensuring the audit process is carried through to completion

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

  • Conduct abstractor training, IRB activities, and other duties as assigned to support research efforts

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

  • Lead 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


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

  • Two (2) - Five (5) years of proven experience

  • Experience with clinical setting or clinical trials or utilization reviews

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

  • Communicate expertly and optimally with healthcare professional

  • Microsoft Office proficiency

  • Project Management experience

  • Strong interpersonal/relationship building skills

  • Some travel will be required

Preferred Experience:

  • Health IT data audit Experience

Compensation & Benefits


  • Salary minimum to midpoint of the range: 60,000.00 - 79,500.00.

  • Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials to the pay range may apply . AHA reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range. Any difference between actual compensation and the posted range will be based on factors other than race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy) or national origin.

  • To help you be successful, you will have access to our award-winning learning platform, Heart U, as well as our sales training and the award-winning relationship development program, Building Powerful Partnerships.

  • Attracting hardworking, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do! Our Rewards and Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills and help you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.

  • Benefit Plans: Employees scheduled to work at least 20 hours per week are eligible to participate in the medical, dental, and vision plans the first of the month following 30 days of service. AHA subsidizes the medical and dental cost to ensure benefits are affordable. Eligible dependents under AHA’s group benefit plans include legal spouse, domestic partner, children under the age of 26 or who are disabled. AHA offers additional benefits like an EAP, telehealth benefit for general medical and behavioral health, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and disability.

  • Retirement Plans : AHA retirement plans offer employees a way to start saving after their first paycheck. The retirement plans provide employer contributions after two years of service. If you have previous 501(c)(3) non-profit experience, within the last 5 years, at a national health agency, an institution of higher learning or a medical institution, that experience may count towards the two-year waiting period. Employees are 100% vested in employee and employer contributions.

  • Paid Days Off: Regular full-time and part-time employees earn Paid Time Off (PTO) based on years of service. PTO begins accruing on date of hire. Full time employees receive one paid Community Service time off day per year and are encouraged to participate in projects, programs and organizations which contribute to the health and vitality of their communities. AHA also offers 12 paid holidays per year.

  • Leaves of Absence : AHA offers both Short Term and Long Term Disability benefits which replace earnings if you are unable to work due to a non-work-related illness or injury. Employees are eligible for Short Term Disability after 90 days of service and are eligible for Long Term Disability after being disabled for 90 days or more. Eligible employees can take up to 12 weeks off of work for a qualified leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), intermittent FMLA leaves and leave as an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA.

  • Benefit Plans: Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:

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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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 2 months ago (6/6/2022 12:30 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-6694

Job Category Health Strategies

Additional Locations Diversity Distribution SouthWest

Position Type Full Time

Location: OK-Tulsa