Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Posted on 10-23-2017 in Jobs


Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's (DFCI's) Compliance Analyst and Project Manager (CAPM) assists the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) and the Compliance Department in conducting compliance program activities, including managing the work of compliance committees and workgroups, meeting reporting obligations, preparing training and education materials, performing special projects and conducting outreach activities. More specifically, for example, the CAPM will primarily be responsible for managing compliance-related projects from inception to completion, conducting basic compliance audits, gathering and analyzing compliance trend data, and assisting in the completion of corrective action plans. Work may also include developing policies and procedures, case management, risk analysis, workplan development and research. • Project assessment for importance to DFCI mission. • Oversight of scheduling and timely completion of projects. • Communication and providing support for projects. • Manage complex assignments, whether studies, research projects, or organizational projects. • Responsible for direct planning activities including: assessing and setting project goals, determining relative value and quality of the project, setting timelines, and tracking progress of the efforts, to assure deadline compliance. May draft and implement procedures and policies relating to project. • At the direction of the CCO, manage projects from inception to completion. Some projects will be housed solely within Compliance and other projects will require working with internal and external stakeholders and partners. Coordinate with other departments including information technology, human resources, finance, security, faculty leadership, etc. • Assist in conducting basic compliance audits, analyzing results and develop corresponding corrective action plans. • Prepare concise audit reports. Gather, track and analyze compliance data to identify trends, education opportunities and policy development. • Help CCO in reporting obligations to Compliance Oversight Committee, Board Audit and Compliance Committee and other committees and workgroups. • Assist CCO in developing and/or reviewing compliance-related and other policies and procedures. • Assist CCO in conducting risk assessment and developing and completing annual workplan. • Conduct research, help prepare training and education materials, and aid in case management. • Organize and maintain complete, accurate and appropriate compliance program records. • Track attendance and evaluation forms for compliance educational activities.

Needs to be available during off hours for emergency situations.

Required: Bachelor's degree and 3+ years experience in health care compliance, corporate compliance, risk management and/or project management.

Preferred: Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) by Health Care Compliance Association and/or advanced degree.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: • High ethical standards and commitment to compliance. • Knowledge of and experience in working with federal and state research compliance laws, regulations and sub-regulatory guidance. • Commitment and ability to: o Work in a team-based environment, o Handle patient and highly reputable faculty and interactions/communication with extreme care, patience, confidentiality and consideration, and o Maintain an environment with open channels of communication within the Institute with workforce members, patients and others. • Possess excellent organization, attention to detail, technical and analytical skills. Can gather relevant information systematically, break down problems into essential components and can make sound decisions. Approach problems with curiosity and open-mindedness and offer new ideas, solutions and/or options. Demonstrate discretion, diplomacy, and good judgment. • Possess strong communication and presentation skills; clearly and concisely express ideas in groups and one-to-one conversations, formal and informal documents. Adapt strong writing and communications styles to fit the audience. • Self-starter, positive attitude, ability to work independently, enjoys learning and staying current with industry developments, regulations and best practices. • MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint) expertise and compliance issues management database.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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