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Internal Auditor, Clinical Senior II

  • Job ID: 697217384
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Finance
  • Department: Internal Audit
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $32.87 to $56.12 / hour


Do you have a strong background in nursing? Are you interested in building a rewarding career in the healthcare industry? UPMC Corporate Finance is hiring an Internal Auditor, Senior II to support the Internal Audit department at the US Steel Tower. This position offers a flexible schedule with daylight hours. Join our team today!

The Internal Auditor, Clinical Senior is responsible for evaluating healthcare risks to the company and consulting with management to identify process improvements and operational efficiencies. This position will be expected to allocate their time to multiple projects and assignments concurrently and will be responsible for completing planning, fieldwork execution, report writing, workpaper completion, and follow-up monitoring. Present audit conclusions and value added recommendations to management that reflect an understanding of company objectives and capabilities, control requirements, and industry best practices to facilitate change in a constructive and collaborative manner.



  • Workpaper & Report/ Deliverable Preparation: Standard department templates and processes are followed for performing reviews. Creates new audit programs and testing steps to validate controls and risks. Workpapers are completed on time and evidence is organized to fully support conclusions and findings. Open items and review comments are fully tracked and closed with minimal supervision. Identifies root cause of moderately complex issues and proposes valuable solutions.
  • Prepares first draft of audit report for review by supervising auditor. Spelling, grammar, and organization is properly proofed and in order. Follow-up for past audits is tracked and performed with minimal supervision.
  • Departmental Goals and Time Management: Contributes to departmental goals. Successfully manages many competing demands and completes work within allocated budget. Meets departmental goals for productivity and monitors deadlines for reports and follow-up. Proactive in searching out additional tasks and projects during review downtimes. Assists supervisors and managers in identifying opportunities for process improvement in the department.
  • Leadership skills: Participates in and is a key contributor to departmental special projects consistent with his/her experience or expertise. Assists in developing and maintaining department independence, professionalism, and reputation. Participates in departmental meetings, including presenting and educating co-workers. Exhibits increasing comfort and skill with public speaking, including explaining issues to executives and handling constructive disagreements. Appropriately manages client interactions, including maintaining independence and selecting the appropriate meeting formats and levels of discussion. Able to train co-workers on appropriate tools and techniques of auditing. Beginning to develop a network of contacts within UPMC, as well as an understanding of UPMC divisions and UPMC leadership. Is able to identify areas of interest and career development needs for further growth.
  • Industry & Technology Skills: Possesses a strong understanding of the audit process and able to apply it effectively. Specialized skills in specific areas of expertise. Possesses familiarity with internal and external control expectations, including UPMC Standards, the IIA, DOH, TJC, and Six Sigma. Contributes to the ongoing departmental goal of entity-wide risk identification and logging for the creation of audit plan. Possesses an understanding of healthcare terminology and industry risks and is able to identify these at UPMC. This includes a strong understanding of patient flow and care in a clinical setting, healthcare billing and healthcare compliance issues. Able to research and analyze new clinical processes and technologies to identify key controls and risks. Demonstrates an understanding of client business processes and is able to create a process flow of key activities and controls. Able to utilize an understanding of moderately complex business processes and issues and UPMC as a whole to recommend appropriate controls to mitigate risks while aligning with strategic goals, business objectives and regulatory expectations. Capable of performing day-to-day activities with Microsoft Office, and Audit Workpaper Software.



  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or health care-related field.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in a clinical related field.
  • Relevant professional license or certification is required.


  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or health care-related field.
  • Minimum of eight years of health care experience.
  • Relevant professional license or certification is preferred.
  • Advanced related degree and/or Six Sigma Certification Preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology including a solid understanding of HIM coding and reimbursement structures.
  • Strong technical skills, including superior knowledge in Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and SharePoint Knowledge of industry-standard project management tools, methods and reports.
  • Good understanding of risk analysis and process improvement.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Relevant professional license is required. (RN)

Relevant professional certification is preferred.(Six Sigma, Certification in Health Care Compliance (CHC), billing or coding certificate, Certified Internal Auditor, all others will considered)

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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