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Internal Audit Project Leader - Internal Audit & Compliance – Finance, Operations & Clinical

Job ID 00762311 Location Weill Cornell Medical Center
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New York, New York


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Minimizing Risks, Maximizing Performance at New York’s #1 Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic health care delivery systems, dedicated to providing the highest quality, most compassionate care to patients in the New York metropolitan area and throughout the globe. In collaboration with two renowned medical schools, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, NewYork-Presbyterian is consistently recognized as a leader in medical education, ground-breaking research and innovative, patient-centered clinical care. Within our Internal Audit Department, results-driven professionals work as a tight-knit team to evaluate and contribute to the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes throughout our organization. By identifying procedural issues and offering recommendations to key decision-makers, our auditors help minimize risks and maximize patient care performance.

Internal Audit Project Leader - Internal Audit & Compliance – Finance, Operations & Clinical 

As an Internal Audit Project Leader, under the guidance of the Audit Manager, you will function as the key staff planning, implementing, and executing integrated risk-based audits that allow us to identify root causes of issues and inefficiencies.  Areas of focus may cover Clinical Service Lines, Service Operations, Revenue Cycle, Ancillary, and Finance.  Your responsibilities include, but not limited to, conducting concurrent audits, supervising or supporting the staff assigned to perform the audits, reviewing medical records to determine whether documentation substantiates the medical necessity, quality of care, utilization, and coding of insurance claims, ensures optimal billing methods that meet with billing compliance standards (regulations), preparing narratives and process workflow charts, performing testing procedures, and assist in communicating results to hospital executives, senior management, chiefs of service, and department heads.    

NYP offers excellent career opportunities that will help you expand your knowledge of the field, and allow you to advance your career throughout our organization, including areas outside of auditing. Make an impact on our hospital’s continued success, while enjoying excellent work-life balance.

This position will be based at our corporate offices in midtown Manhattan with occasional travel to hospital locations across New York.

Preferred Criteria

  • CPA or CIA
  • RN License
  • Master's Degree
  • PMP or Project Management experience
  • Knowledge of CPT, ICD9-CM, HCPCS coding structures
  • Knowledge of commercial and government insurances  

Required Criteria

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 7 years of clinical and auditing experience in large healthcare, financial services, and/or public accounting organizations
  • Substantial knowledge of the health care environment, a high degree of skills and experience with analytical techniques, and tools needed to solve problems
  • High level of written and oral communication skills
  • Effective negotiation, influencing skills and ability to build professional relationships with clients


Join a healthcare system where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Here we foster a culture respect, diversity, and inclusion. Enjoy comprehensive and competitive benefits that support you and your family in every aspect of life. Start your life-changing journey today.

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  • 2019 "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare." - Becker's Healthcare
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