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The Code of Conduct is the foundation of our corporate culture and a key element of our Compliance Program. The purpose of the Code of Conduct is to reinforce Onslow Memorial Hospital's institutional values and serve as a guide for moral, ethical, and legal behavior throughout our entire organization. Adherence to the Code of Conduct promotes Onslow Memorial Hospital's reputation for integrity and honesty in our community, and also ensures that we are compliant with applicable laws, rules, and regulations. It is the responsibility of our workforce to read, understand, and abide by the Code of Conduct.

Any questions or concerns of potential violations of the Code of Conduct or applicable policies, laws, or regulations, must be reported to the supervisor, Compliance Office, or Compliance Hotline.

Standards of the Code of Conduct

  1. Demonstrate Honesty, Integrity, and Professionalism at all Times
  2. Abide by the Code of Conduct and Applicable Laws, Regulations, Policies, and Procedures
  3. Honor Patient's Rights
  4. Provide Quality Care
  5. Provide Medically Necessary Care
  6. Preserve Confidentiality and Information Security
  7. Use Social Media and Technology Responsibly
  8. Support Diversity and Inclusion
  9. Work Safely
  10. Compete Fairly
  11. Record and Report Information Appropriately
  12. Document, Code, Bill, and Collect Appropriately
  13. Do Not Do Business with Excluded Individuals or Entities
  14. Cooperate with Inquires, Audits, and Investigations
  15. Use Resources Responsibly
  16. Conduct Political Activity and Fundraising Appropriately
  17. Disclose and Appropriately Manage Conflicts of Interest
  18. Prohibit Bribes, Kickbacks, or Payment for Referrals
  19. Prohibit Certain Inducements Affecting Patient Choice
  20. Report Compliance Concerns without Fear of Retaliation


Compliance Policies

The OMH Compliance Office authors, or assists other departments in authoring policies and procedures to address regulatory requirements, identified areas of risk, and ethical business practices.

Employees may access Compliance policies by visiting the Compliance Policies page of the OMH Intranet Site.

If you have any questions or are in need of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the Compliance Department for clarification.