Compliance Auditor, DUHS Compliance Office

North Carolina, United States
24 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

General Description of the Job Class:

  • Conduct health-system wide compliance audits to ensure data integrity, compliance with federal and state regulations pertaining to but not limited to: federal healthcare program requirements, coding and documentation and clinical trials billing. Interpretation of applicable federal and state law & regulations to plan audit parameters, determine department’s compliance with such regulations and communicate to department necessary changes in compliance with regulatory requirements.  As well as, manage health system wide response to governmental audits to ensure data integrity and completeness of records and accuracy of claims.  
  • Responsible for conducting compliance audits, documenting & communicating findings and recommendations, explaining regulatory requirements, and overseeing the corrective actions for audits within DUHS
  • Manage activities related to monitoring requests and responses of governmental audits (e.g. RAC and Medicaid Program Integrity), monitor and trend activity, and oversee and monitor appeals.
  • Conduct risk assessments and preparation of work plans.
  • Develop an understanding of the operations, system processes and procedures used in areas being audited.
  • Review and test for compliance with institutional policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations through the inspection of physical operations, processes, retrieval and review of documents and investigation of irregularities and errors.
  • Compile information and/or prepare reports and analyses setting forth results of compliance audits with appropriate recommendations; perform subsequent audits to ensure complete and appropriate corrective action.
  • Develop recommended corrective actions to address issues detected.
  • Actively participates in exit conferences, providing clarification and supporting information necessary.
  • Performs other related duties incidental to work described above 

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Full Time / Part Time


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Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes.

To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department


Work requires a general business background generally equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in a business administration, accounting, management,healthcare administration, other related degree.


4 years of experience related to legal, regulatory compliance, or a supervisory role in patient financial services or HIM services

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Coding certification (e.g. CPC, CCS,RHIA, RHIT) or applicable experience is preferred.

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