Myriad Genetics, Inc.

  • Chief Compliance Officer

    Location US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/21/2018 11:13 PM)
    Job ID
    Location Details
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Myriad Genetics, Inc.
  • Overview


    The Chief Compliance Officer is a Vice President position and heads the Corporate Compliance Department which has responsibility for compliance matters for the Myriad affiliated group.  The Chief Compliance Officer and the Corporate Compliance Department functions as an independent and objective office/department that implements, oversees, reviews and evaluates compliance policies, procedures, issues and concerns within the organization. The position ensures the Board of Directors, management and employees are in compliance with the rules and regulations of regulatory agencies, that Company policies and procedures are being followed, and that behavior in the organization meets the Company’s Code of Conduct.

    Additionally, the Corporate Compliance Department exists:

      • As a channel of communication to receive and direct compliance issues to appropriate resources for investigation and resolution, and
      • As a final internal resource with which concerned parties may communicate after other formal channels and resources have been exhausted.


    The Chief Compliance Officer reports to the EVP & General Counsel, chairs the Board of Directors’ Corporate Compliance Committee, monitors and reports results of the Company’s  compliance/ethics efforts, and provides guidance for the Board and senior management team on matters relating to compliance. The Chief Compliance Officer, together with the Corporate Compliance Committee, is authorized to implement all necessary actions to ensure achievement of the objectives of an effective compliance program.


    Job Location:  Salt Lake City, Utah



    • Department head of the Corporate Compliance Department which consists of a staff of 8-10 employees.
    • Serves as chair of the Corporate Compliance Committee.
    • Develops, initiates, maintains, and revises policies and procedures for the general operation of the Compliance Program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct. Manages day-to-day operation of the Program.
    • Develops and periodically reviews and updates the Company’s Code of Conduct to ensure continuing currency and relevance in providing guidance to management and employees.
    • Coordinates with compliance functions at each affiliate to develop consistent, Company-wide policies. Consults with the General Counsel as needed to resolve difficult legal compliance issues.
    • Responds to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and Code of Conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures. Develops and oversees a system for uniform handling of such violations.
    • Acts as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance Issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved.
    • Monitors and audits compliance activities to remain abreast of the status of all compliance activities and to identify compliance issues.
    • Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
    • Provides reports on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep the Board and senior management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.
    • Ensures proper reporting of violations or potential violations to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate and/or required.
    • Establishes and provides direction and management of the Compliance Hotline.
    • Institutes and maintains an effective compliance communication program for the organization, including promoting (a) use of the Compliance Hotline; (b) heightened awareness of the Company’s Code of Conduct, and (c) understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures.
    • Works with the Human Resources Department and others as appropriate to develop an effective compliance training program, including appropriate introductory training for new employees as well as ongoing training for all employees and managers.
    • Monitors the performance of the Compliance Program and related activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness.



                Education: A Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s desired; law degree desired.

    Experience: A minimum of 10-15 years compliance experience in a clinical diagnostics, medical device, pharmaceutical, clinical laboratory, or healthcare services company.  Managerial experience, including demonstrated leadership. Familiarity with operational, human resource procedures, financial, quality assurance, information security and international privacy laws is a must.

    Working knowledge of HIPAA regulations (privacy and security), the HITECH Act, NIST guidelines, and other leading HIPAA privacy and security resources.  Familiarity with EU GDPR law and FCPA law is desired.

    Working knowledge of federal regulations around Stark, Anti-kickback Patient Inducements, Billing practices, and OIG Advisory Opinions and similar publications.

    Regulatory knowledge of CLIA, CAP, FDA, and IRB/Research also helpful. 

    Demonstrate professionalism, discretion and judgment through sound decision-making to obtain solutions through collaborative efforts with a wide-variety of offices and departments.  Strong leadership, communication, and project management skills. Ability to drive change and implement new processes.

    About Our Company

    Myriad Genetics Inc., is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics.  Myriad discovers and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests that: determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across six major medical specialties where molecular diagnostics can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs.  Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives:  maintaining leadership in an expanding hereditary cancer market, diversifying its product portfolio through the introduction of new products and increasing the revenue contribution from international markets.  For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website:


    Myriad is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran.


    Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed