Senior Investigator

Job Description

Siemens Healthineers is the world’s largest supplier of healthcare infrastructure and a world leader in most of its businesses, including medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics. Siemens Healthineers offers its customers products and solutions for the entire range of patient care from a single source – from prevention and early detection to diagnosis, through treatment and aftercare.  In fact, greater than 70% of critical clinical decisions are influenced by the types of technology we provide, reaching nearly 240,000 patient touch points every hour of every day.  Siemens Healthineers is also actively developing its enterprise services, which incorporate managed equipment services,  consulting and sophisticated software solutions, including artificial intelligence.  To help customers succeed in today's dynamic healthcare marketplace, Siemens Healthineers is championing new business models designed to maximize opportunity and minimize risk for healthcare providers, including value-based risk sharing arrangements.

In fiscal 2019, which ended on September 30, 2019, Siemens Healthineers generated revenue of €14 billion and profit of €2.5 billion and has about 52,000 employees worldwide.   Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. conducts Siemens Heathineers’ go-to-market activities in North America.

Position Summary

The Senior Investigator is responsible for conducting and reporting on compliance investigations in the North America region.  The position requires the safeguarding of company interests and mitigating risk through impartial and efficient investigation into allegations of wrongdoing while upholding principles of integrity and due process.  Investigations will generally be complex and sensitive, with possible serious consequences, including to employees.  The Head will interact closely with the Siemens Healthineers compliance community (and from time-to-time, that of Siemens AG), senior management, other internal investigation departments, and, on occasion, law enforcement agencies.  With the guidance of the General Counsel - Senior Vice President & General Counsel, North America (“GC NAM”), the Senior Investigator advise on related regulatory and risk management matters in North America, with a likely predominant focus in the U.S.  The Senior Investigator will report directly to the GC NAM and will keep the Head of Siemens Healthineers Compliance Investigations and the Head of Compliance North America appropriately informed. 

Essential Job Functions

·         Evaluate allegations and identify potential corruption, antitrust, or other risk exposure to the company group.

·         Independently investigate compliance matters of high complexity and sensitivity.

·         Plan, perform, and manage high priority and/or multi-jurisdictional investigations with the highest level of efficiency, quality, and professionalism.

·         Ensure all investigations are conducted in a timely and professional manner with sensitivity to the cultural differences in the region.

·         Provide professional investigative advice and support to local (outside U.S.) Legal and/or Compliance personnel.

·         Closely collaborate with Legal colleagues to develop appropriate guidance and support in structuring complex offerings (including in the development of new offerings), which incorporate a broad range of imaging, diagnostic and therapeutic medical devices, maintenance services, consulting services, education and staffing solutions and on-premise and cloud-based software solutions, all of which often involves innovating the nature and terms of contracting within the U.S. and other regional healthcare environments.

·         Timely prepare quality reports and propose risk mitigating and business-relevant recommendations.

·         Engage, align, and communicate with all internal and external stakeholders to ensure timely, accurate, and relevant appraisal of the facts and status investigations with absolute regard for the “need to know” principle and applicable legal privilege.

·         Evaluate trends and emerging patterns to ensure qualitative input into Siemens Healthineers risk mitigation processes and drive the establishment and implementation of processes, governance, and training.

·         Travel domestically and internationally with regularity.

·         Ensure  timely adherence to internal and external deadlines.

·         Effectively cooperate across corporate business units and departments and throughout a large group of affiliated companies to timely achieve optimal results while minimizing risk.

·         Perform any other duties and special projects as may be assigned.

Critical Competencies

·         Expertise in U.S. healthcare legal and regulatory environment.

·         Fluency with the various regulatory environments, including anti-kickback laws, fraud and abuse statutes, and privacy laws applicable to Siemens Healthineers as a medical device manufacturer, and those applicable to its customers.

·         Managerial experience, and experience in building and developing talented and effective teams.

·         Proven ability to independently lead and execute all facets of an investigation, from conceptual planning to execution and report writing.

·         Highly polished and effective negotiation, communication, listening and drafting skills, including those suitable for interaction with senior managers and executive leadership within a global and matrixed organization, and with senior management of business partners and senior agents from government authorities.

·         Demonstrated investigatory & related interviewing skills.

·         Excellent organizational and time-management skills.

·         Demonstrated skill in working collaboratively with multi-jurisdictional and multi-cultural partners.

·        Strength in building and developing strong and effective working relationships with key stakeholders in various countries.

·         Demonstrated skill in working collaboratively and efficiently with multiple teams simultaneously, some of whom may be located outside of the U.S.

·         Experience with monitoring and improving processes through ongoing optimization efforts, technology enhancements, and business partner feedback.

·         Proven ability to identify and initiate needed actions and follow-up.

·         Strong attention to detail.

·         Unquestionable personal integrity and ethics.

·         Ability to communicate clearly in English, verbally and in writing.

·         High proficiency in Microsoft Office environment (particularly Office 365 suite).

Qualifications

·         Minimum of 8 to 15 years of professional experience as an investigator or a law degree with 5+ years of professional investigative experience.   

·         Prior compliance program investigation leadership or seniority.

·         International investigation experience preferred.

·         Spanish fluency a very strong plus.

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·         Ability to calmly prioritize and execute tasks and demonstrate flexibility in fast-paced, sales-focused environments.

·         Prior experience leading highly effective compliance program of U.S. healthcare company a strong plus.

·         BS/BA degree; advanced degree a plus.





Job ID: 196840

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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