Oct 08, 2021

Health Industries R&R Provider Research Compliance Senior Associate

  • OneTrust
  • Atlanta, GA, United States

✍🏾Job Description

Specialty/Competency: Business Controls
Industry/Sector: Pharma and Life Sciences
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Not Specified

A career within Internal Audit services, will provide you with an opportunity to gain an understanding of an organisation’s objectives, regulatory and risk management environment, and the diverse needs of their critical stakeholders. We focus on helping organisations look deeper and see further considering areas like culture and behaviours to help improve and embed controls. In short, we seek to address the right risks and ultimately add value to their organisation.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:
2 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Fields of Study:
Business Administration/Management, Health Administration

Certification(s) Preferred:

Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC), Certified Health Privacy Compliance (CHPC), Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in roles involving healthcare research compliance, either directly in industry or for a professional services firm, including in the following areas:

  • Leading auditing and monitoring projects to address specific healthcare research compliance risks (billing, patient consent, payer coverage analysis, grants management, time and effort reporting, conflict of interest, etc.);
  • Following up on corrective actions in response to identified issues and audits;
  • Developing healthcare research compliance policies and procedures;
  • Exhibiting familiarity with healthcare compliance regulatory agencies and a general understanding of healthcare laws and regulations (e.g., NIH, HIPAA, CMS, Medicare, Medicaid, False Claims Act, Research and Academic Medical Center experiences); and,
  • Managing and evaluating professional staff.

Demonstrates a thorough level of abilities with, and/or a proven record of success as both an individual contributor and team member, identifying and addressing client needs: in managing client engagements related to directing and implementing ethics and compliance programs within the healthcare industries, preferably for a professional services firm, including the following:

  • Assisting on business development opportunities and/or engagements from pre-sale and initial scoping through final delivery and signoff;
  • Utilizing consistent creative problem-solving abilities and consultancy mindsets while working on, as well as researching, problems and/or issues and developing effective solutions for, clients' healthcare compliance activities;
  • Conducting internal audits emphasizing clinical, legal, auditing or other compliance areas;
  • Identifying and addressing client needs, building relationships with clients, developing an awareness of firm services, approaching client in an organized and knowledgeable manner, delivering clear requests for information, and demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks;
  • Demonstrating knowledge of tech enabled solutions (visualization, analytics, RPA) and approaches;
  • Maintaining relationships and building credibility with companies and professional affiliations, organizations or networks within healthcare, ethics and compliance;
  • Conducting analyses that leverage creative and critical thinking and problem solving, as well as utilize consensus building skills to derive solutions through, utilizing information systems, databases, Excel and Microsoft Word,
  • Developing strategy as well as writing, communicating, facilitating, and presenting cogently to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management;
  • Budgeting and forecasting on large engagements;
  • Leading teams, supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust, seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation, participating in various staff recruitment and retention activities, and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback; and,
  • Demonstrating flexibility and desire to travel, as client assignments require.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.


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