Senior Analyst Healthcare Compliance

Job Summary:

Supports the enterprise-wide healthcare and pharmacy compliance strategy, focusing on the areas with greatest risk to the company. Collaborates with internal and external resources to advance strategies that meet department goals within budget and established timelines. Provides broad scale compliance expertise to the retail pharmacy team members, pharmacy operations business teams, and works with all levels in the Walgreens Compliance Department, Legal Department, and other functional areas.

Job Responsibilities:

• Supports compliance initiatives, tools, and activities driven from management that evaluate and provide assurances to management that objectives are being met. Identifies and assists with implementation of strategies to resolve problems or barriers that could hinder effective implementation of healthcare and pharmacy compliance activities.
• Engages cross functional business partners in the healthcare and pharmacy compliance process to ensure strategic objectives are well understood in order to deliver anticipated results. Provides day-to-day compliance expertise to healthcare and pharmacy business areas and remains abreast of activities implicating healthcare and pharmacy compliance. Identifies potential areas of healthcare and pharmacy compliance vulnerability and risk and provides recommendations on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
• Establishes and maintains relationships and networks with departments that interact with the Compliance Department. Works collaboratively with members of the Compliance Department, the Legal Department, and other functional areas within the Company to ensure that appropriate actions are taken to track implementation of strategic and operational initiatives.
• Actively identifies, monitors and remediates issues and provides independent review and evaluation to ensure healthcare and pharmacy compliance issues/concerns within the organization are appropriately resolved.
• Supports compliance monitoring, audits, and investigations, as needed.
• Coordinates with functional areas to enhance compliance policies, procedures, training, monitoring and system controls.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and at least one (1) year of experience working with federal healthcare requirements, state pharmacy laws and regulations, as well as healthcare regulatory laws (e.g., Anti-Kickback, Stark, Civil Monetary Penalties, False Claims Act).
  • Experience evaluating and implementing the elements of an effective ethics and compliance program.
  • Experience evaluating information to determine compliance with standards, laws, and regulations.
  • Experience establishing and maintaining long-term relationships with management and individuals at all other levels of the organization and interacting with professionalism.
  • Experience leading change efforts through effective communication and persuasion.
  • Experience diagnosing legal and compliance issues and presenting solutions and alternatives for management and business colleagues.
  • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates.
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).


Preferred Qualifications
  • At least three (3) years of experience working with federal healthcare requirements, state pharmacy laws and regulations, as well as healthcare regulatory laws (e.g., Anti-Kickback, Stark, Civil Monetary Penalties, False Claims Act).
  • Experience working in a complex, matrixed organization.
  • Experience working in a corporate compliance department or equivalent


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