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Senior Compliance Manager

Apply now Job No: 494775
Local Title: Senior Compliance Manager
Budget Title: Associate for University Financial Analysis
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Administrative, Management and Professional



Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Office of Compliance and Audit Services at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a Senior Compliance Manager. The successful candidate will: 

  •  Assist in the design and delivery of Compliance Program education, including bi-weekly orientation, GME orientation, Research Foundation employee training, University Physicians of Brooklyn employee training, medical board credentialing training, researcher training, and volunteer training.
  • Manage the assignment of researchers to Conflicts of Interest training and disclosure. 
  • Provide focused in-service education and training related to compliance topics to various departments upon request. 
  • Perform both prospective and retrospective audits related to HIPAA Privacy and other compliance issues, including conducting annual physical rounds of the organization to ensure HIPAA safeguard standards are met and routinely performing Maize EMR access audits. Coordinate implementation of internal and external corrective action plans, monitoring progress and completion, coordinating interviews and document gathering; escalate as required. Conduct re-audits to verify corrective actions were fully implemented and effective.
  • Perform reviews of Business Associate Agreement (BAA) vendor modifications to ensure SUNY Downstate is appropriately protected. 
  • Provide guidance on medical record requests and patient access guidelines promulgated by the Office of Civil Rights and other oversight bodies.
  • Responsible for processing and following up on Compliance Hotline reports and conducting investigations of reported compliance concerns.
  • Develop and prepare quarterly statistical reports and summations on compliance audit program activities for submission to internal stakeholders as well as state and federal oversight agencies. Track and regularly report on Compliance Program metrics.
  • Coordinate responses to identified compliance questions, concerns, or federal/state inquiries or investigations.
  • Assist with drafting, updating, implementing Compliance Program and related internal policies and procedures. 
  • Read, understand, and maintain current knowledge of complex federal and state laws, regulations, rules, and bulletins applicable to the Compliance Program.
  • Maintain Compliance Program dashboards and assist with evaluation of Compliance Program effectiveness.
  • Assist with special project preparation and follow-up, as needed, under the direction of the Director of Compliance.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree with at least five years experience in a healthcare compliance role, preferably in an academic medical center setting.
  • Must be detailed oriented with excellent problem-solving skills.
  • The position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills required to multi-task effectively and adapt to changing priorities and responsibilities under tight deadlines.
  • Must be proficient in healthcare compliance regulations (HIPAA, Fraud and Abuse, False Claims, Documentation, Conflicts of Interest, Anti- Kickback, etc) as well as in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Utilizes a high degree of self-direction by analyzing an issue, developing a plan to resolve it, and implementing the resolution.

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Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday; 9am-5pm

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at 718-270-3025.


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