VHS Director, Internal Audit

Valley Health - Winchester, VA3.5

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:
The Director, Internal Audit, supports and assists the VHS Board of Trustees, President and CEO and Senior Management in fulfilling their legal and fiduciary responsibilities to ensure VHS operates consistent with all federal and state legal and regulatory requirements, professional standards, compliance standards, etc. The responsibilities extend to but are not limited to matters involving organizational financial reporting and accounting, billing, coding and documentation, HIPAA requirements, Valley Health policy compliance, human resource management compliance and standards and other areas pertaining to the financial and operational management and oversight of the Corporation and its subsidiaries. The Director directs, conducts, and reports on the performance, compliance with standards, and actual/potential risks of operations of areas audited, which may include but not be limited to the operating and financial activities of departments and functions. These audits include financial, operational and compliance review of activities across VHS and its subsidiaries. He/she works closely with all areas of VHS and relevant leaders to assure Valley Health activities comply consistently with all federal and state laws (i.e., HIPAA, fraud and abuse, anti-kickback, etc.) and professional standards (i.e. GAAP, Stark Laws, Audit Statutes, FLSA, etc.) and that activities are conducted and reported within defined policies and procedures and in compliance with regulations, statutes, and GAAP.

The Director reports to the President and CEO and the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee of the Board of Trustees, and is accountable for identifying and reporting on areas audited, identifying areas of weakness and/or non-compliance with expected practices and contributing to the improvement of overall operations. The Director is accountable to ensure that areas and activities audited and identified as in need of improvement develop corrective action plans. Working with Valley Health leaders, the Director ensures the conduct of well-planned audits, effective communication of expectations, reporting of findings and recommended corrective measures. He/she works with leaders to develop improvement plans and monitors and reports on follow up activities to ensure organizational risk and/or non-compliance with standards are timely rectified. The Director ensures audits are conducted consistent with professional standards and must maintain at all times an independent and objective position on all work activity.

The Director supervises a team of audit professionals, who support the organization and the Audit department in carrying out its responsibilities. The Director and department staff participate in the completion of Valley Health’s annual external audit and perform specific functions in support of this audit. These activities include assistance and review of the following: inventory management, cash processing, fixed asset review, assistance with Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) initiatives and other functions as necessary and/or requested. The Director works closely with the CFO, CIO and others to maximize organizational performance, high reliability and compliance.

The Director is expected and required to advise the President and CEO and the ARC Committee of concerns, weaknesses and risks identified through department work that present risk(s) to Valley Health, patients served, employees, physicians and others.

What You Will Bring:
Masters Accounting, Business Administration, Audit, Healthcare Administration, I/S required

Seven years’ relevant work experience required
Internal audit and compliance experience in the healthcare industry

Certification & Licensures
CIA or CPA required; CFE certification preferred

Working knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations and standards affecting healthcare operations, GAAP, and the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Audit.
Outstanding personal integrity and courage, including a willingness to address issues and concerns affecting all aspects of the organization.
Demonstrated ability to manage and integrate data into useful information.
Project management skills.
Risk assessment skills, and ability to independently assess and manage performance of financial activities.
Management experience.

What You Will Get:
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Onsite Childcare (available at some locations)
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Wellness Program
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • some benefits are subject to change due to job status
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We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.


Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police
3rd party Background Check

FLSA Classification


Physical Demands
3 A Administration