Director, Audit Services

Position: Director, Audit Services

Job ID: 402917

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Audit Services

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

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Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are looking for a Director of Audit Services, someone who works well in a fast pace setting.  In this position you will direct and lead management of the Internal Audit function primarily related to the Texas Children's Hospital and system-wide third-line of defense activities while being a controls and assurance thought leader, solutions-focused, and collaborative with management. Identify, assess, and evaluate financial, operational, compliance and information system risks and propose solutions and/or recommendations to assist management in the decision-making process to minimize or eliminate risks.

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Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Directs and manages the Internal Audit function for Texas Children's Hospital based on industry best practices and in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditor’s International Professional Standards for the Practice of Internal Audit.
  • Ensures appropriate allocation of existing audit resources for adequate audit coverage and completion of the Annual Audit Plan.
  • Responsible for conducting system-wide annual risk assessment to use as the basis for the annual Audit Plan.
  • Ensures that audit and consulting results are communicated to Executive Management and the Audit & Compliance Subcommittee of the Board of Trustees promptly.
  • Establishes and maintains a Quality Assurance (QA) and Improvement Program that covers all aspects of the internal audit activity (e.g., independence, planning, supervision, staff development and training, reporting) and will continuously monitors the QA program for its effectiveness.
  • Maintains responsibility for the timely management and effective execution and resolution of Hotline Investigations performed in collaboration with Compliance Services and for Special Projects assigned by Executive Management or the Audit & Compliance Subcommittee of the Board of Trustees.
  • Ensures that JCAHO requirements specific to your department are fulfilled but also understands the linkage between your department’s requirements and those of the integrated delivery system.

Skills & Requirements  

  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption  
  • Required bachelor's degree with a preferred bachelor's degree Accounting or related field and a preferred advanced degree  
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFA), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) , Certified Info Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC)preferred.    
  • Required 7 years Audit, finance, and/or related business experience, including at least two (2) years of formal management/supervisory experience 

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