Senior Internal Auditor - Benson Tower
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: February 16, 2020
We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but
one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead,
educate, andinnovate.Webelieve that every award earned, every
record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated
employees who fill our hallways.
At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support
those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come
make a difference at Ochsner Health System and discover your future
This job performs assigned audits, projects or investigations for
the entire organization and its subsidiaries and ensures objectives
are achieved. The incumbent conducts and documents interviews,
performs and documents audit test work, and analyzes and presents
oral and written conclusions to department and organization
management. This job educates and assists employees and management
in applying and improving internal controls to mitigate risks and
leads any assisting auditors assigned to their projects. This job
demonstrates actions consistent with the company's "Expectations"
as duties are performed on a daily basis.
Required -Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business,
Healthcare Reimbursement/Operations, or related healthcare
Preferred -Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business
Administration, or Healthcare Administration
Required -2 years of Audit, Compliance, or Operations experience in
a service-based company or financial industry
Preferred - 2 years of Audit experience in public accounting or
Required -Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud
Examiner (CFE), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or
related certification at time of hire
*6 years of Audit, Compliance, or Operations experience may be
accepted in lieu of certification.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Aptitude to analyze data, people and situations, determine
errors and problems in the data, and formulate workable and
- Computer proficiency and familiarity with standard audit
software; knowledge of statistical sampling and Computer Assisted
Auditing Techniques (CAAT's).
- Good verbal and written skills, including basic interviewing
skills. Ability to deliver multi-mode communications that convey a
clear understanding of the unique needs of differing
- Ability to interact with individuals of diverse cultural
backgrounds, of all ages, and at all levels of the organization,
both internal and external, in a positive manner to influence and
build effective relationships and meet shared objectives.
- Internal control concepts, specifically knowledgeable e of
control objectives, control activities, terminology, and practices;
business process analysis and risk assessment practices; the role
of corporate governance and its relationships with the audit
committee, board, and executive and operating management; generally
accepted documentation standards; and the operations that impact
financial reporting and information technology. Understanding of
control frameworks (COSO model, COBIT model) and IIA Standards &
- Able to function with the highest sense of integrity,
exercising unprejudiced and unbiased judgment on behalf of the
- Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of
urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm. Uses the most effective and
efficient means to accomplish tasks, with a focus on continuous
- Cooperative spirit in working with others in seeking resolution
to problems balanced with a tenacious approach when dealing with
- The ability to travel to various clinics or operation
- Good organizational and prioritization skills, including the
ability to complete assignments with minimal supervision. Hold self
and others accountable to meet commitments timely.
- Skills in leading and coaching others as well as working as
part of a team and collaborating with colleagues.
- Knowledge of healthcare operations.
- Ability to view process both in the detail of the discrete
project and in context of larger organization in which it resides
and related entities; able to assess risks and controls across
departments and functions outside of individual projects.
- Ability to travel at the discretion of management.
- Leads staff auditors or independently and objectively evaluates
design and effectiveness of client risk management processes to
reasonably achieve objectives, ensure compliance, and protect
company assets; determines whether these processes can be relied
- Leads staff auditors or independently coordinates, plans, and
executes engagement plans, identifying gaps and improvement
opportunities, making recommendations on corrective action, and
providing follow-up to ensure remediation occurs in a timely
- Maintains communications with department leadership, and
organization leadership, concluding with reporting of results that
are accurate, timely, and meaningful to users. Gains leadership
concurrence on observations and risks identified.
- Completes projects and assignments by or before the agreed-upon
target date, including the work of subordinate staff. Quickly
communicates obstacles to achieving target completion date,
re-prioritizes schedules, and reevaluates project's objectives to
ensure resources are dedicated to highest priorities.
- Develops/maintains working knowledge of laws and industry
guidance for establishing, testing, and reporting on assigned areas
of the organization, and assists in providing training when
applicable. Leads assigned Core Team activities.
- Participates in other departmental goals, activities and
assignments, including Quality Improvement initiatives.
- Other related duties as required.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work
only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required
responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or
this description amended at any time.
Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws,
accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that
apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance
with all such laws, regulations and standards.
This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy
Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting
of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or
conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally:
activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a
negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or
condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push,
pull, or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting
most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief
periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are
required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are
Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue
and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to
perform or assist in emergency care or first aid.
The incumbent has no occupational risk for exposure to communicable
Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may
be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or
hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport,
storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or
disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may
increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.
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