Director of Stony Brook Medicine Health Science Schools Compliance

Stony Brook, NY
Mar 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Director of Stony Brook Medicine Health Science Schools Compliance-1700511

Required Qualifications: (As Evidenced by an Attached Resume)

Bachelor’s degree. Certification in Health Care Compliance or Compliance and Ethics, or Graduate Certificate in Health Care Compliance or Compliance and Ethics required. At least five (5) years of experience in health care compliance, corporate compliance, or University compliance required. Minimum of 8 years of leadership and/or supervisory experience required. Ability to work collaboratively with clinical areas and finance, procurement, information management, billing if applicable, and other departments. Ability to manage multiple initiatives at the same time. In depth knowledge and understanding of fulfilling the elements of an effective compliance program. Strong analytical, communication, and presentation skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree or JD preferred. Health Sciences School compliance experience preferred (e.g., Dental, Social Welfare, Medicine, Nursing, Health Technology and Management, Pharmacy). Coding certification preferred through American Health Information Management Association or the American Academy Professional Coders as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist – Physician (CCS-P), Certified Professional Medical Coder (CPC), or Professional Medical Coder Outpatient Hospital (COC).

Brief Description of the Position:

The Director of Stony Brook Medicine (SBM) Health Sciences Schools Compliance will assist the Chief Compliance Officer for SBM in carrying out the mission and goals of the Health Sciences Schools and the Compliance Program. The Director will participate in the oversight, assessment, and further development of our compliance programs as well as provide guidance, education and mentoring to the Health Sciences Schools. The Director will collaborate with Stony Brook University and Stony Brook University Hospital Compliance and Audit resources on the design and implementation of an annual Work Plan. The Director will partner with Management to provide continual risk assessment, and in the development of comprehensive compliance documents, policies, and procedures, compliance training, and compliance investigations.


  • Design, implement and report on programs, policies, and practices to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulatory requirements for SBM’s Health Sciences Schools: School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Social Welfare, School of Health Technology and Management, School of Dental Medicine, School of Pharmacy, and any future Health Sciences Schools.
  • Lead, manage, conduct, and oversee compliance investigations and audits throughout SBMs Health Sciences Schools, including compiling detailed reports with recommendations to the Chief Compliance Officer and Management.
  • Develop compliance training materials and provide ongoing compliance education and training throughout SBMs Health Sciences Schools.
  • Strengthen and enhance SBM’s Health Sciences Schools Compliance Program(s).
  • Develop and implement an annual Compliance Work Plan and Compliance policies and procedures in conjunction with Health Sciences School leaders.
  • Provide guidance to Management on compliance issues and inquiries; collaborate with Management for reasonable solutions with process improvements
  • Other duties, including management and supervision of any compliance staff reporting to this position.
  • Other Duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
  • Special Notes:

    FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

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    About Stony Brook:

    Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollack House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

    Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

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    Official Job Title: Director
    Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
    Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
    Department/Hiring Area: School of Medicine Compliance Office-Stony Brook University
    Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30-5:00School of Medicine Compliance Office-Stony Brook University
    Posting Start Date: Feb 23, 2017
    Posting End Date: Mar 25, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
    Salary: Commensurate with Experience
    Salary Grade: MP3


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