AUD Talent

  • Compliance Attorney

    Job Locations US-NJ-Somerset
    Job System ID 2018-6041
  • Overview

    William Demant Group is a leading, international hearing healthcare company that develops, produces and sells hearing solutions, accessories, diagnostic instruments and personal communication, seeks to hire a COMPLIANCE ATTORNEY.


    The group operates in a global market with own companies in more than 30 countries and has a total of employees exceeding 14,000 and revenues of well over 1 billion USD. The William Demant Group has a strong presence in the US market and is looking for outstanding, passionate talent committed to the goals and mission of the company. As one of the global market leaders in the hearing healthcare field, opportunities exist in many of our businesses, shared services as well as new ventures and projects. Group companies collaborate in many areas and to a wide extent also share resources and technologies.





    • Work closely with the senior management to gauge business risk and evaluate potential compliance violation
    • Train and develop compliance tools for key business groups to ensure consistent risk mitigation protocols. As well as review and draft legal documents and provide strategic guidance across a variety of critical areas, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and state privacy laws, corporate practice of medicine, Sunshine Regulations, Medicare and Medicaid conditions of participation and billing, fraud and abuse, compliance program requirements, and other regulatory and enforcement matters
    • This person will utilize their strong understanding of health care law and regulations combined with their practical business savviness and exceptional communication skills

    •  Provide legal support to any compliance investigations and audits


    The ideal candidate must:

    • Have relevant healthcare regulatory and corporate work experience, including prior experience with hospitals, managed care plans, Medicare and Medicaid, and federal and state healthcare regulatory issues
    • Have a comprehensive knowledge of fraud and abuse, and reimbursement statutes including licensing, the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, HIPAA/HITECH and Medicare/Medicaid
    • Have experience drafting and evaluating arrangements involving hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare providers and marketing materials as to navigate state kickback and self-referral prohibitions, fee-splitting, grant provision, corporate practice of medicine, and licensure regulations
    • Have experience providing pragmatic business advice and be able to harmonize business needs with legal restrictions in a practical way
    • Have experience providing legal support to any compliance investigations and audits
    • Have a flexible, hardworking approach with no hesitation to take on tasks outside the specific scope of the job description
    • Be mission-driven, results-driven and goal oriented
    • Possess the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, have strong written/verbal communication, administrative/organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities
    • Have proven ability to work independently and initiate and follow-up actions with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment
    • Have a strong degree of professionalism and proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion
    • Must have a J.D. degree from an ABA-approved law school and be an active member in good standing of the Bar
    • Should have a minimum of 5 years of health law experience (in-house, government or law firm) and have a particular interest and aptitude in regulatory and compliance issues


    Other competencies include:



    Customer oriented- actions are dictated by customer needs, everyone has a direct impact on customer and patient, whether visible or not, commitment to quality drives customer satisfaction and loyalty, relentlessly compete to win and keep our customers

    Integrity- do what you say, be responsible for the business and its assets, don’t be afraid to question the way things work, attack the issue not the person

    Innovation- be flexible and nimble, small changes can have a large effect, work smarter not harder

    Team- we are better together, celebrate our successes, learn from our mistakes, we all help each other develop and grow through open dialogue and feedback, all our efforts are interconnected, our diversity makes us stronger

    Accountability- to oneself and others, you positively affect someone's life, you hold yourself and your team accountable, find learning moments in every experience


    The Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

    Signatures below indicate that the proceeding job description was reviewed and agreed upon by both the employee and their respective Manager





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