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Senior Compliance Associate

  • Seaport Blvd., Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Full Time

About the Job

As a member of the Compliance Department at Foundation Medicine, Inc. (FMI), the Sr Compliance Associate is responsible for (i) supporting the Compliance Program and (ii) related healthcare-compliance projects. The incumbent has previous experience working in the life sciences industry. 


Key Responsibilities

• Identify healthcare compliance-related improvement opportunities in current processes or practices and develop corresponding mitigation plans.

• Lead various projects related to HIPAA & GDPR compliance, including helping the team respond to any changes in the regulatory environment.

• Embed within various departments within the company to offer compliance advice and guidance.

• Represent Compliance as lead on multiple committees.

• Manage compliance-specific inbox daily for any inquiries and promptly resolve.

• Develop and maintain policies and procedures for the general operation of the Compliance Program/its related activities and manage day-to-day operation of the Compliance Program.

• Develop and deliver training to ensure that FMI employees are properly trained on compliance resources, risk areas, policies and procedures, and reporting duties.

• Assist with and participate in monitoring and auditing activities to assess and detect risk areas and potential areas of concern within the Compliance Program.

• Assist and participate in compliance investigations arising from alleged instances of non-compliance.

• Keep apprised of compliance trends in life sciences and incorporate improvements.

• Other duties as assigned.



Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree

• 2+ years of experience in a compliance role, legal compliance, or related role

• 2+ years of experience in a life sciences company


Preferred Qualifications

• Juris Doctor, Master's of Business Administration/MBA or Master's of Public Health Degree

• Familiarity with healthcare fraud and abuse regulations, including the Anti-Kickback statute, False Claims Act, and Stark Act

• Demonstrated understanding of policies and procedures related to healthcare compliance issues, including any recent developments in the field

• Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills

• Strong professional and interpersonal skills

• Understanding of HIPAA and importance of privacy of patient data

• Commitment to reflect FMI's values: patients, passion, innovation, and collaboration

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