Director of Compliance

Position: Director of Compliance

Job ID: 154004

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Director of Compliance -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will develop, lead, and ensure the integrity of the compliance and privacy programs as approved and directed by the Board of Trustees.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Develops and manages the Texas Children’s corporate compliance and privacy programs, ensuring they conform to federal
    and state laws and Texas Children’s policies. Identifies potential areas of compliance risk in all Texas Children’s entities
    and ensures they are appropriately addressed.
  • Develops and distributes written standards of conduct as well as written policies, procedures and programs that promote
    the organization’s commitment to corporate compliance and privacy.
  • Institutes and maintains an effective compliance communication program, including 1) promoting the use of the
    compliance hot line, 2) heightened awareness of various statements of conduct and 3) understanding of new and existing
    compliance and privacy issues and related policies and procedures.
  • Remains current on all laws, rules and regulations relevant to the Texas Children’s compliance and privacy programs.
  • Oversees the development of written compliance and privacy reports and communicate activities as required by the Audit
    and Compliance Committee of the Board of Trustees.
  • Works with Office of General Counsel and/or outside counsel to appropriately investigate and remediate allegations of
    improper/illegal activities.
  • Ensures that Joint Commission requirements specific to your department are fulfilled but also understand the linkage
    between your department’s requirements and those of the integrated delivery system.
  • Collaborates with colleagues in other departments to ensure all Joint Commission requirements are met.
  • Completes timely performance appraisals for direct reports.
  • Assures that new staff attends hospital orientation within 30 days of employment.
  • Assures that new staff attends departmental orientation within 30 days of employment.
  • Reports financial performance on a monthly basis.
  • Develops and modifies job descriptions as necessary.
  • Prepares and submits annual capital and operating budgets.
  • Conducts appropriate investigations and follows-up on individual and patient complaints.
  • Submits performance planning documents, ongoing planning materials, action plan and department goals.


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • CHC, CCP, or CCE certification preferred
  • 10 years compliance experience required
  • 5 years leadership experience required
  • An advanced degree, such as a Master’s degree or JD, will substitute for 3 years of compliance experience

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