Lead Coordinator, Compliance

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7150797 (Ref.No. 16020-en_US)
Posted: May 27, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Lead Coordinator, Compliance is responsible for conducting and overseeing administrative tasks related to general compliance and privacy functions and processes. This role provides and interprets data for team members and Office of Compliance Leadership. Communication and a customer service outlook are key in this role as the individual’s position involves interaction with and serving as a resource for multiple constituencies. Furthermore, the data analysis conducted by this position must be presented in an easily understandable manner for team members and stakeholders to make informed decisions for the organization’s compliance practices. 


This position currently offers the flexibility of a hybrid work arrangement. 

Job Duties

•    Conducts compliance audits. Participates in the planning, performance, and follow-up of compliance audits and other assigned tasks.
•    Conducts EMR access monitoring activities. Contributes to privacy monitoring of access to ePHI using various tools. Develops and exhibits mastery of access monitoring tools in order to monitor proper function and improve department tool functionality for department goals.
•    Communicates with privacy monitoring external vendors, facilitates resolution of technical issues, and provides guidance on tool enhancement according to department’s needs. 
•    Reports to department leadership on On-Site Privacy audit findings; creates and tracts corrective actions consistent with privacy policies.
•    Participates in the investigation and resolution of alleged HIPAA privacy violations in accordance with federal and state laws and policies. 
•    Reviews and routes all Integrity Hotline incidents to appropriate stakeholders. 
•    Tracks compliance questions from receipt to resolution, ensuring consistency and accuracy.
•    Coordinates Disclosure of Outside Interest (DOI) submissions, approvals, management plans, and communications.
•    Maintains Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and assists with the development and preparation of reports for leadership and Compliance Committees.
•    Maintains and updates training material as needed.
•    Communicates and delegates coordination activities related to department processes and policy.
•    May train or guide other team members. 
•    Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Six years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor's Degree and at least one year of relevant experience.
• Master’s Degree preferred.


Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.