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Billings Clinic Director of Compliance and Privacy in Billings, Montana

Director of Compliance and Privacy




Shift: Day

Employment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater)

Hours per Pay Period: 1.00 = 80 hours

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Chief Compliance and Integrity Officer (CCIO), this position is responsible for providing leadership, direction, and support in the development and implementation of the Compliance, Integrity, and Privacy program. This position will work collaboratively with the Chief Compliance and Integrity Officer and others within the organization to ensure best practices with the seven elements of an effective compliance program.

Essential Job Functions

• In collaboration with the CCIO, oversees and monitors the compliance and privacy program and its effectiveness to ensure adherence to organizational mission, vision, values, strategic goals, and business objectives. Responsible for the promotion of, and adherence to, the elements of Billings Clinic’s Code of Business Conduct and corporate compliance program.

• Collaboratively ensures Compliance and Privacy Policies are up-to-date and following best practices.

• Establishes and fosters effective working relationships and builds credibility with Billings Clinic leadership and providers.

• Identifies potential compliance risks and assists with risk mitigation and/or corrective actions plan strategies.

• Works with the CCIO to develop and deliver effective compliance training.

• Ensure compliance concerns are documented and communicated to appropriate parties in a confidential manner.

• Monitors the implementation of mitigation plans or corrective action plans.

• Leads investigations or supervises investigations of compliance and privacy concerns.

• Participates in the Conflict of Interest Review process.

• Attends and/or co-chairs Compliance Committee meetings as required by the CCIO.

• Helps manage the Compliance Hotline.

• Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations.

• Assists in the development of compliance work plans and risk assessments.

• Demonstrates and encourages an ethic of open communication and teamwork throughout the organization. Builds an environment of shared commitment to Billings Clinic’s goals and responsibility to achieve quality outcomes.

• Leads evaluation, selection, and integration of health care technology and information management systems within Corporate Compliance that supports quality of care/financial needs and the efficient use of resources.

• Participates in the development, implementation, and ongoing compliance monitoring of all trading partner and business associate agreements, to ensure all privacy concerns, requirements, and responsibilities are addressed.

• Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency environmental, employee or patient safety standards relevant to job performance.

• Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum 4 Year / Bachelors Degree in healthcare administration, business, accounting, finance, or other related field

Preferred Graduate Degree In healthcare administration, law, finance, or another related field.

A minimum of five years of progressive healthcare compliance and privacy experience

Certified in Healthcare Compliance at hire

Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance Within 1 year of hire

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience relating to the above tasks, knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered

Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more (

Billings Clinic is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.