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International Compliance Program Director

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH 44114

Job Summary:

Provides guidance and direction to Cleveland Clinic’s international locations with respect to implementing the Clinic’s Corporate Compliance and Ethics Program. Serves as an internal subject matter expert on international compliance. Coordinates with other subject matters in the Compliance Office, Law Department, and other departments as appropriate to identify and mitigate compliance risks in Cleveland Clinic’s international locations.



  • Conducts research on laws and regulations that apply to Cleveland Clinic's international clinical and business operations, with a focus on privacy and data protection laws, anti-trust/competition, anti-corruption, export control, scientific exchange and medical education activities. 
  • Reviews proposed and final government rules and regulations to identify areas that present potential impact to Cleveland Clinic.  Recognizes cross-jurisdictional compliance issues and recommends strategies for mitigating risk.
  • Provides legislative and regulatory updates, as appropriate.
  • Collaborates with Corporate Compliance senior leadership to ensure that policies, procedures, auditing, monitoring and training programs are established and effectively implemented as necessary to comply with applicable laws and regulations in Cleveland Clinic's international locations.
  • Collaborates with internal subject matter experts to achieve integration of expertise, efficiencies and best practices.
  • Participates in reporting and other administrative functions.
  • Other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Juris Doctorate or Master’s degree in business or health care related field preferred.


      • None required.

        Complexity of Work:

        • Ability to research and assimilate complex laws and regulations into health care operations.
        • In-depth understanding of HIPAA, HITECH, GDPR, and FCPA.

          Work Experience:

          • Minimum 5 years of multinational compliance experience, preferably in relation to the health care industry.
          • Experience in global compliance programs, specifically related to information privacy (e.g., GDPR) and anti-corruption programs strongly preferred.

            Physical Requirements:

            • Airline travel within and outside of the United States is required. This position requires travel within and outside of the country. Must be able to travel by car and airline, with or without accommodation.
            • Requires frequent sitting, computer entry and normal or corrected vision with manual dexterity sufficient to perform work on a personal computer.

              Personal Protective Equipment:

              • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

                The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

                Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities",


Posted: 2020-05-20 Expires: 2020-06-19

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