Senior Operational Auditor

Job Requisition #: JR59060

End Date: 10/29/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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The mission of the Internal Audit (IA) department is to enhance organizational value, provide insight to improve operations, and safeguard organizational assets. IA does this by providing risk-based assurance and advisory services. ChristianaCare is searching for a Senior Operational Auditor to be responsible for completing internal audit activities consistent with the standards established by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). Such work includes, but is not limited to, conducting various operational audits, advisory engagements and investigations including supply chain and new initiatives.

When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a healthcare organization that was named Forbes 5th Best Health System to Work for in the U.S. for 2021! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy many employee benefits such as

Principal duties and responsibilities:

Conducts both independent and joint audits and other assignments based on the Audit Plan and/or need utilizing agile audit methodology.

Works with Corporate Director, Internal Audit to develop audit programs and determine scope, objectives, approach and timing of individual audits and special projects.

Finds opportunities for improvement and develops formal Management Action Plan (MAP) recommendations that are valuable and cost-effective.

Investigates control/operational weaknesses when identified.

Drafts formal Point of View (written reports) stating the audit conclusions in a clear, concise manner.

Prepares clear, well-organized and concise work papers.

Follows up with engagement partners to ensure that all Management Action Plan (MAP) items have been implemented timely with vital documentation.

Assists the Corporate Director in compiling the Enterprise Risk Assessment for the organization.

Utilizes audit procedures and other analytical tools to meet objectives determined for completion of special projects.

Seeks to understand and utilize new technologies including Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to external departments and functions for audits and special projects.

Serves on various workgroups and committees as directed by the Corporate Director, Internal Audit.

Maintains open and frequent communication with Corporate Director, fellow Internal Audit team members and engagement partners.

Remains abreast of current developments in risk within the healthcare industry.

Strives to improve the operations of the Internal Audit Department.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and experience requirements:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or other Business-related discipline is required.
  • An MBA or a master's degree in Hospital Administration is a plus.
  • Minimum of four years of experience in auditing with a focus on identifying, analyzing and documenting audit findings for root cause and recommending opportunities for improvement is desired. Equivalent experience will also be considered.
  • Experience with risk in the healthcare industry is a plus.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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