Chief Compliance Officer - Detroit Medical Center

Posted on Feb 9, 2019 by Confidential Company

Detroit, MI 48201
Senior Appointments
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Detroit Medical Center

The Detroit Market includes
DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan (228 beds); DMC Receiving Hospital (273
beds); DMC Rehab Institute of Michigan (97 beds); DMC Harper-Hutzel Hospital
(584 beds); DMC Heart Hospital (80 beds); DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital (158
beds); and DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital (404 beds).


Detroit, Michigan.

Reporting Relationships

The Group Compliance Officer for
Detroit Medical Center reports directly to the Vice President and Deputy
Chief Compliance Officer for Tenet Healthcare.

HCO Responsibilities

The Chief Compliance
Officer has responsibility for managing the implementation of Tenet's
Ethics and Compliance Program for his/her assigned facilities.

The Chief Compliance Officer 's general duties and responsibilities encompass implementing Tenet's
systems, processes and policies designed to ensure compliance with Federal
healthcare program requirements at the hospital level. The Chief Compliance Officer is also responsible for overseeing the implementation of Tenet's Compliance
Charter in his or her facilities.

Among the
specific responsibilities and activities of the Chief Compliance Officer are the following:

Advise Hospital
leadership on issues concerning compliance and ethics matters including
recommending controls designed to ensure compliance.

collaboratively with Hospital leadership in compliance and ethics program
development and implementation.

effective working relationships and build credibility within the Hospital to
support a culture of ethics and compliance.

directly with Hospital employees and serve as a sounding board for their
concerns about ethics and compliance matters.

investigate or supervise the investigation of compliance and ethics concerns
about the Hospital that are raised through Tenet's Ethics Action Line or other
reporting mechanisms.

Oversee the
implementation of Tenet's education and training program that focuses on the
requirements of Tenet's Compliance Charter and the Tenet's ethics and
compliance program to ensure that all directors, employees, contractors and
physicians within the Hospital are knowledgeable of Federal healthcare program
requirements and the requirements of Tenet's Ethics and Compliance program as
required to perform their respective roles.

distribution of compliance and ethics policies and procedures and Tenet's Standards
of Conduct.

Coordinate with
Tenet's Regional Counsel to facilitate communication between the Compliance and
Ethics Department and Law Department on legal compliance matters.

Identify Hospital
risk areas and assist in developing auditing, monitoring and oversight
processes related to identified risks.

Oversee the
implementation of corrective actions and monitoring in response to identified
issues and audits.

monitoring systems and processes for compliance and ethics issues at the
hospital level.

policies and procedures that encourage Hospital employees, leadership,
contractors and physicians to report suspected fraud or other improprieties
without the fear of retaliation.

Chair the
Hospital Compliance Committee, which oversees the implementation of Tenet's
Ethics and Compliance program and its Compliance Charter in the facility.

Prepare monthly
compliance reports identifying compliance issues.

collaboratively with Hospital and Corporate personnel to resolve all compliance
issues identified.

reports on ethics and compliance matters to the Hospital Governing Board.

Implement Tenet's
compliance work plan and initiatives and systems to prevent compliance issues
from arising within the Hospital.

Report to
Hospital management on compliance matters on a routine basis.

Act as a
consultative resource on compliance and ethics matters.


A competitive compensation
program will be tailored to the selected candidate. Base salary will be supplemented by a
performance bonus and comprehensive, well-rounded benefits program, which includes
relocation assistance. The performance
bonus is based on the performance of Tenet as reflected in its Balanced
Scorecard rather than the performance of the Hospital.


Minimal travel requirements.
It is expected that the Chief Compliance Officer will be active in a
healthcare compliance association.


A Bachelor's degree required
is required, and a Master's degree is preferred.

Required Background
Experience (Professional Qualification)

Strong preference for at
least two years experience in healthcare compliance matters, preferably for a
large, multi-faceted healthcare company.

The successful candidate will
be recognized for demonstrated knowledge in compliance process improvement and
the requirements of Federal healthcare programs. Other success factors include past clinical,
legal, auditing or other compliance experience.

Clear, concise and persuasive
writing and presentation skills.

Strong organizational skills
and an orientation to deadlines and detail.

Ability to respond well under

Skills in use of information
systems, databases, Excel and Microsoft Word.

Enjoys working as a member of
a cohesive team, and is good at doing so.

Well-developed communications
and consensus building skills

Strong presentation skills.

Personal and Professional Characteristics
  • An energetic,
    results-oriented individual, not content with the status quo. A doer more than
    a talker.
  • A leader who will inspire
    confidence and establish a sense of common direction and vision.
  • An individual with high
    personal and professional integrity. A highly principled and sincere
  • Sensitive to the proper
    concerns of the staff, but able to appropriately balance these concerns with
    the overall institutional goals.
  • Highly articulate with the
    ability to communicate effectively and credibly in both oral and written
  • A team player and a good
    listener who truly values the input of others and their contributions, and
    positively responds to such input.
  • One who accepts delegation
    and is able to make decisions.
  • Coach, mentor, and supporter.
  • Diligent about
    follow-through, thorough and well-prepared.
  • Committed to the highest
    quality of patient care. Innov ative and creative.
  • Sense of humor. A good sense of humor responds to the flow of
    conversation in ways that are creative and entertaining, not abusive or
    offensive. A
    good sense of humor also means you can see things from different sides, from
    different angles, and in different ways.
In an effort to provide a more healthy, safe and satisfying environment to our employees, individuals to whom job offers are extended may undergo nicotine testing as a part of the pre-employment process.

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Primary Location:
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Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

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