The Corporate Compliance Officer oversees compliance with state and federal policies, regulations and laws; supports NCCHCA and CMHN’s policy development; monitors and reports results of the compliance/ethics of the Association and CMHN; and provides guidance to the Board, CEO, and Senior Management team on matters relating to compliance
- Holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Healthcare Administration; Master’s Degree preferred
- 3 – 5 years’ experience in healthcare and corporate compliance required.
- Knowledge of federal and state grant regulations, including Federal Uniform Administrative Requirements for HHS Awards: 45 CFR 75
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Ability to facilitate board committees and workgroups
- Excellent verbal and written skills required.
- demonstrated ability to work as team with member and work effectively with diverse populations.
- Proven ability to think strategically and plan effectively; detailed and results- oriented while managing multiple task against deadlines.
- Innovative, forward thinker with demonstrated competency in strategic thinking and leadership, as well as strong abilities in relationship management.
- Serves as the NCCHCA Corporate Compliance Officer, leading the Internal Compliance Committee and provides staff support for the Board Compliance Committee
- Conducts annual corporate risk assessment; identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develops/implements correction action plans for resolution of problematic issues and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future; produces an annual written report based on audit and risk assessment findings and remediation progress.
- Meets with Executive Leadership Team and Program Managers to discuss program compliance and related issues. Collaborates with Human Resources, Legal, and other NCCHCA and CMHN departments to develop and maintain NCCHCA and CMHN’s Policies and Procedures.
- Works with IT vendors to assess security of technology systems and addresses areas where improvement is needed. Monitors NCCHCA and CMHN’s compliance with HIPAA privacy policies and procedures.
- Responds to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, and procedures by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures. Acts as an independent reviewer to ensure that compliance issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately investigated and resolved.
- Monitors and coordinates compliance activities of the organization to remain abreast of the status of all compliance activities and to identify trends. In conjunction with the Chief Executive Officer and/or VP of Network & Analytics, consults with the General Counsel, as needed, to investigate/resolve difficult legal compliance issues.
- Ensures clear and open communication on policies and procedures, issues, and other quality indicators related to continuous quality improvement/accreditation standards for the Association.
- Monitor’s fulfillment of federal, state, and foundation grant compliance and deliverables.
- Conducts and documents new grant audits to ensure NCCHCA and CMHN compliance.
- Develops compliance checklists and resources for federal and state funding sources.
- Works with Human Resources and others as appropriate to develop and carry out an effective compliance training program including appropriate introductory training for new employees as well as ongoing training for all employees and managers.
- Supports health center requests for guidance on compliance issues.
- Provides training and technical assistance to health centers in corporate compliance
Consistently working at desk in front of computer monitor, significant typing and data entry, majority of the day is spent indoors and sitting.
- This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines
- Level of noise typical for the work environment of this job is Moderate
- Ability to work in a confined area
- Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period