Healthcare Auditor - UIC

Champaign, IL
Apr 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Category: Academic Professional Academic Professional

University of Illinois

University Audits

Audits UIC

Healthcare Auditor

Chicago Campus

The University of Illinois seeks two Healthcare Auditors to provide healthcare related and clinical expertise and guidance in performing complex healthcare and clinical audits and oversee functions performed by professional audit staff. This position also assists Chicago, Springfield, and Urbana Champaign campus staff by providing healthcare audit expertise. Additional responsibilities include:


1. Perform specialized financial, compliance, operational, information technology, and investigative audits in various operational areas of the University healthcare and clinical business activities. Work may be sensitive, unusual, and have no precedence. Projects may occur concurrently. Work is primarily based in Chicago and may occur in other locations within Illinois. Work may be performed independently or as part of a team or task force.

2. Conduct all phases of the audit including planning and research, risk assessment, fieldwork, report development, wrap-up, and follow-up.

3. Identify and effectively communicate suggestions and recommendations on improving controls, gaining efficiencies, and strengthening compliance with laws and regulations.

4. Identify recommendations in audits at a unit, process, or University-wide level.

5. Conduct meetings with operational and financial employees at all levels of the University organization. Meetings should promote effective gathering of information and assessing the business, environment, and controls while at the same time providing benefit to the auditee.

6. Consult with University senior management, faculty, and staff on processes, policies, and good business practices on an ad hoc basis.

7. Participate on project teams for business system re-engineering, evaluation of process flows, and financial reviews to provide internal control advice and counsel.

8. Participate in self-evaluation processes and continuous improvement projects within the Office of University Audits.

9. Assist in training new audit staff on organization, processes, policies, systems, and audit techniques.

10. Assist in development and delivery of training on internal controls to University employees.

11. Assist Chicago, Springfield, and Urbana-Champaign audit staff in the performance of their assignments.

12. Actively stay current in Federal, State, and local rules and regulations as they relate to the healthcare enterprise. Communicate near-term risks to audit management, University faculty and staff, external parties, (as directed by University Counsel), and/or University Related Organizations, such as Wolcott, Wood, & Taylor.

13. Perform other duties appropriate for a Healthcare Auditor.


Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree in a business discipline, nursing, public health, public administration, or other related field with three years of Healthcare operations, Healthcare auditing, Healthcare compliance, and/or public accounting or internal audit experience. Additional requirements include:

Knowledge of auditing principles and practices and standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the State Fiscal Control and Internal Auditing Act; ability to learn federal, state, and university laws, rules, and/or regulations related to internal audit procedures; demonstrated ability in written and verbal communications skills; analytical ability using large data sources and electronic data mining tools; ability to work independently or in a team environment and on own initiative; ability to schedule own audit projects and coordinate travel requirements to meet annual audit plan objectives; expertise that allows complex audit activities to be independently performed while receiving guidance from an off-site Audit Director; ability to work with all levels of University System Offices to achieve the appropriate focus on both departmental and enterprise-wide issues and achieve the defined goals and objectives of the assignment; ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments to produce accurate, detail-oriented work while meeting stringent deadlines; strong computer skills including the ability to effectively use software packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet Explorer; and excellent problem identification and solution skills to address difficult, complex issues.

Preferred qualifications include: Master's degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Business Administration, Nursing, or other pertinent field. Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Public Accountant, Registered Nurse, or RHIA.

This is a full-time, 12-month Academic Professional position. For full consideration, candidates must apply and submit a letter of application, resume, and names/addresses/phone numbers of three professional references by May 26, 2017 at

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Employee Relations and Human Resources

809 S. Marshfield Ave

MC 078

Chicago, IL 60612

(312) 996-5130

The University of Illinois is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity and diversity. University Administration welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual minority groups and other candidates who will lead and contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.

Close Date: 05/26/2017


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