Aetna Compliance Lead in Phoenix, Arizona

Req ID: 52470BR


This is an exciting opportunity to join the newly formed Clinical Operational Excellence Business Integrity Unit.

The Compliance Lead promotes and enforces compliance with state/federal laws and regulations and related-company policies (including the Aetna Code of Conduct) affecting Aetna businesses and encouraging high business standards in order to advance company objectives, benefit the company's customers, employees and shareholders, and protect the company's reputation.

Responsibilities include: auditing, investigating, training/education and enforcement, ongoing consultation on compliance issues impacting clinical business areas, monitoring and reporting on adherence to compliance controls, recommending and helping businesses to implement compliance controls.

Fundamental Components:

This role will work closely with the Director Compliance, as well as, members of the Business Integrity Team building successful relationships with stakeholders, clinical services, regulatory, commercial compliance, and other parties as necessary.

Oversees compliance activities in support of a large or complex business group and/or manages teams responsible for managing auditsWorks closely with management to drive compliance as a core competency and integrate compliance into business plans, scorecards, metrics and processes; removes barriers to implementation. This is partnership with the health plan to focus on understanding scope of business and partner with plan to achieve business needs while maintaining compliance.Assures the timely implementation of corrective action plans applicable to assigned business areas.Ensures that compliance risks are addressed and corrective actions are taken, as appropriate; Assists business units with development and promulgation of appropriate compliance controls/corrective actions.Oversees or ensures the development of policies and procedures needed in response to new or existing laws or Company policies.Monitors ongoing compliance with the policies and procedures within the business areaConducts investigations of compliance deviations or failures. Promotes compliance reviews and risk assessments Promotes and enforces Aetna's Code of Conduct and Integrity The Aetna Way Promotes compliance awareness, education and training Assists with communicating the Company's business conduct, integrity and compliance messagesFacilitates governance meetings to review impact assessmentsEstablishes education programs and provides and/or promotes continuing training & education Assures compliance direction is aligned with segment business strategies Develops standards of performance and related metricsIdentify compliance gaps/risks; partner with business areas on remediation effortsIdentify issues or roadblocks that impact project plan; escalates as neededActs as a mentor/coach for peers


5+ years experience in a regulatory compliance position in healthcare, insurance or financial services or work experience in a relevant business area.Quickbase experience preferred.Demonstrated Project Management skills.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


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Telework Specifications:

Considered for current internal teleworkers (in any area)


Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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