We currently have a Regular Full-time opportunity for a Compliance Officer in the Compliance department at our Bayview campus.
Summary of Duties
We currently have an opportunity for a Regular Full Time Compliance Officer located at 2075 Bayview Avenue. At Sunnybrook, it’s about more than delivering quality patient care, pioneering non-invasive medicine, or exceeding all expectations for customer service excellence. It’s about having the opportunity to be more challenged, more engaged, more fulfilled as a professional and as an individual, recognized for your personal contributions to the future of Sunnybrook and of cutting-edge health care.
Reporting to the Director of Legal and Compliance (Director), the Compliance Officer will be responsible for assisting with the operation of an institution-wide relationship management (conflict of interest) and compliance program. This will involve coordinating the disbursement and collection of relationship disclosures through a web-based database, reviewing disclosures for completeness, verifying reported information against internal and external databases, determining if potential conflicts of interest exist, drafting/reviewing /revising management plans and guiding staff, physicians and researchers on conflict of interest matters that relate to consulting, intellectual property, research and appropriate use of hospital resources. The Compliance Officer will assist with triaging matters requiring review and prepare case summaries and other meeting materials, reports and meeting minutes for the Sunnybrook Business Relationship Management Committee (BRMC). The Compliance Officer will participate in planning, developing and conducting education and training on compliance and relationship management and will be responsible for keeping up-to-date on regulatory and other external events affecting compliance and relationship management. In addition, Sunnybrook has established partnerships with two external healthcare organizations to provide similar relationship disclosure and managements services. Part of the duties of the Compliance Officer will be to support the provision of such services.
The Compliance Officer will be required to prepare reports on the disclosures received, reviewed and managed in order to provide updates on the work of the Compliance Office and BRMC at regular intervals to Senior Leaders as well as the Governance and Nominating Committee of the Board. The Compliance Officer will be required to draft, review and/or revise a variety of documents independently or with appropriate direction, as well as taking on other duties as assigned. This position requires very high attentiveness to detail and a high degree of confidentiality and discretion.
An integral part of this job is liaising effectively with both internal and external stakeholders and being comfortable working with people and systems within and outside of Sunnybrook including Compliance Officers at other health care institutions and educational institutions as well as government departments. Ability to provide subject matter expertise to inform continual software development is required.
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree or College diploma/certificate in a related field, and 1 to 3 years of experience in a legal, healthcare or medical research setting will be considered an asset and preferred. Ability to demonstrate a sound use of and familiarity with legal terminology, language and vocabulary, as well as medical terminology is an asset. The successful candidate will have superior computer, organizational and communication skills, tact, diplomacy and sound judgment. An understanding and appreciation of the ethical concerns raised by relationships and conflicts of interest in the healthcare setting, as well as the ability to analyse and evaluate the risks associated with such relationships is an asset. The successful candidate must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and will be flexible with regard to types of tasks assigned and initiative to develop new projects. Ability to work under pressure and deal with conflicting priorities and deadlines is critical to the role. Well-developed computer skills are essential, including high level of proficiency in the use and maintenance of computer database systems and data analysis, proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of applications, Adobe Acrobat Professional and related software combined with an ability to learn new applications quickly. Computer testing will be required. Experience working with clients, staff and organizations serving diverse groups is an asset. Experience with research processes in an academic setting would be considered an asset.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 203271 to:
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
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