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Abbott Ethics & Compliance Manager in Lake Forest, Illinois

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Our location in Lake Forest, Illinois, currently has an opportunity for an Ethics & Compliance Manager within our Abbott Rapid Diagnostics Division located in Lake Forrest, IL. In this role, you will provide direct oversight for moderately complex elements of Abbott's compliance program in support of the Infectious Disease and Cardiometabolic Business Units. Additionally, you will be responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of the OEC education, training, and divisional monitoring.

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics is part of Abbott’s Rapid and Molecular Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry-leading technologies to support rapid diagnostic testing which provides essential information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.


  • Partners with all levels of business unit personnel to provide moderately complex OEC and divisional policy interpretation and requirements, compliance risk assessment, trend analysis and best practice recommendations

  • Conducts moderately complex policy and procedure reviews and updates related to OEC policy and divisional procedures ensuring clarity, applicability, and compliance

  • Develops, delivers and updates OEC’s comprehensive training program on moderately complex OEC and divisional policies and procedures and Abbott's Code of Business Conduct

  • Develops, implements, and modifies divisional monitoring plan to ensure compliance with policies and procedures

  • Assists Director on compliance audits, evaluating and responding to all moderately complex preliminary findings and recommendations, guides the business in preparing corrective action to address moderately complex findings and recommendations and ensures timely completion

  • Assists Director in leading and participating in compliance review meetings with business management and provides input on compliance violation process. Oversees the tracking and trending and proposes recommendations for corrective actions.

  • Provides guidance on proposed commercial programs, identifies moderately complex legal and regulatory issues, analyzes alternatives and works with Director, as appropriate, to offer solutions to the business

  • Maintaining strong relationships with key divisional leaders through understanding the business objectives and priorities.

  • Possesses solid knowledge of the Infectious Disease and Cardiometabolic Business Units and knowledge of the broader RMDx Division, leveraging this knowledge to provide recommendations and guidance to key divisional leaders.

  • Willingness to take ownership over compliance activities and provide input on compliance process enhancements.

  • Ability to identify compliance risk areas and recommend appropriate mitigation actions.

  • Accountable to the Compliance Director ARDx Infectious Disease

  • Directly support the US Infectious Disease and Cardiometabolic Business Units, with indirect support to other business units

  • Assigned matters/business units have a moderate impact on Abbott’s compliance program

  • Operates independently within clear expectations, checking in as necessary with supervisor(s)



  • BA/BS required

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience with, or exposure to, business functions such as compliance, legal, regulatory affairs, government affairs, and finance

  • Experience developing and implementing compliance programs, including policy definition and monitoring


  • CPA, Masters, JD, or equivalent compliance focused work experience

  • Regulatory Experience – Any US Government Regulated Industry (FDA, Hospitals, Medicare, Medicaid, Any industry with direct patient care)

  • Experience with Medicare/Medicaid compliance or Private Payer Reimbursement


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com