Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, formerly the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Chief Integrity Officer to be located in Chicago, Il. Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, is the global leader in physical medicine and rehabilitation for adults and children with the most severe, complex conditions — from traumatic brain and spinal cord injury to stroke, amputation and cancer-related impairment. SRAlab is a nonprofit organization that expands and accelerates leadership in the field – leadership that began at RIC in 1953. The quality of care and research at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab has led to the designation of “#1 Rehabilitation Hospital in America” by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1991. The 262-bed translational hospital is located in downtown Chicago and serves more than 55,000 patients from around the world each year.
The Chief Integrity Officer will provide leadership and strategic direction in implementing, maintaining, and evolving the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Enterprise Risk Management (“ERM”) function, including but not limited to Integrity, Corporate Compliance, Internal Audit, Privacy, and other programs. The CIO will be responsible for the day-to-day oversight, planning, designing, implementing, and maintaining SRAlab-wide compliance and audit programs, policies and procedures that promote a corporate culture that fosters ethical and compliant behavior and provides the basis for ensuring adequate internal controls and compliance with all laws and regulatory requirements applicable to SRAlab. In addition, this role will continue to evolve strategically the ERM to ensure high levels of integrity, compliance and to reasonably investigate any issues which could have a material impact on the organization. This position reports directly to the President & Chief Administrative Officer with direct access to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer, as well as the Finance and Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
Minimum of ten (10) years of compliance work experience in a healthcare environment, preferably a hospital or academic medical center, as well as at least five (5) years of privacy related work experience in a healthcare/provider setting.
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