Job Offer: Corporate Compliance Specialist:
Corporate Compliance SpecialistDescriptionAre you detailed oriented, have great time management expertise and a great leader? If so, the Corporate Compliance Specialist maybe the job for you!
As a Corporate Compliance Specialist, you will be responsible for superviseing the Corporate Compliance program, recognizing potential compliance risks as well as develop, implement and maintain policies, to name a few responsibilities.
Independent Living, Inc. is a consumer-directed, cross-discapability advocacy and service organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals living in the Hudson Valley region and we seek to hire a Corporate Compliance Specialist to supervise compliance issues and concerns within the organization. We're looking for some with a Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Services or related field, has practice with electronic health records (required) and Foothold Awards and/or Medisked systems (preferred).
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
tasks AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
» supervises the Corporate Compliance Program, providing an objective review and evaluation of compliance issues and concerns within the organization.
» Responsible for monitoring and updating all required corporate documents for Independent Living, Inc., Independent Home Care, Inc. and IL Strategy Group.
» Responsible for timely submission of all regulatory documents and keeping informed of new legislation as it relates to the agency's compliance needs.
» Monitors strict compliance with organizational rules and regulations in relation to state and federal agency requirements and ensures that that policies and regulations are being followed.
» Provides oversight of Business Associate's Agreements and contracts.
» Verifies compliance with Social Services Law, Deficit Reduction Act and Not for Profit Revitalization Act.
» Responsible for technical terms and conditions of contracts. Must read, digest and refer to applicable sections of contracts if questions arise.
» Develops, implements and maintains policies and procedures for the general operation of the Compliance program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct. Manages day-to-day operation of the Program.
» Develops, reviews and updates Standards of Conduct (as defined in the corporate compliance plan) to ensure they are current/significant and serve as an effective guide for management and employees.
» Collaborates with other departments (e.g., Program, Fiscal, Human Resources, etc.) to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution.
» supervises Risk Assessment, Corporate Compliance and Incident Review reporting processes.
» Responds to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and Standards of Conduct by evaluating, recommending and/or initiating an investigation.
» Monitors, and as necessary, coordinates compliance activities of program/departments to remain abreast of the status of all compliance activities and to identify trends. Including but not limited to conducting internal audits as well as being the lead for the agency for any external audits.
» Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnercapability and risk; develops and implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
» Provides reports monthly (including a summary of activities advancing corporate compliance at ILI and IHC), and as directed or requested, keeps the Corporate Compliance Committee and management staff informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.
» Ensures proper communication of violations or potential violations to appropriate administrative staff or Board members and ensures appropriate follow up with respective enforcement agencies. Reports significant findings to the Executive Director.
» Institutes and maintains an effective compliance communication program for the organization, including but not limited to promoting (a) heightened consciousness of Standards of Conduct, and (b) knowledge of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures.
» Works with the appropriate administrative staff to develop effective compliance and HIPAA training programs. Conducts corporate compliance and HIPAA introductory training for new hires (within 30 days of employment) and continuing training (at least annually) for all employees.
» Monitors the performance of the Compliance Program and related activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness.
» Develops and performs regularly scheduled internal reviews of program records and billing information.
» Collaborates and assists with creating auditing protocols with appropriate departments. Performs periodic internal reviews of each department on a quarterly basis at minimum but more frequently for billable programs. Creates annual review calendar outlining the internal review plan in conjunction with the adjunct to the COO.
» Manages the excluded provider background checks for each new hire within first 2 weeks of hire and the entire organization monthly.
» Develops expert knowledge of ILI's electronic health records: Foothold Awards and Medisked Connect. Conducts audits of records in both systems.
» Responds to requested Foothold requests, changes, and enhancements in real time.
» Becomes fully knowledgeable of government funding expectations for documentation and related billing requirements.
» Facilitates and participates in agency wide committees.
» Participates in the development of new programs as directed by the Executive Director.
» Supervises and monitors multifaceted programs for quality, contract compliance standards and statistical reporting.
» supervises preparation and submission of internal and external reports.
» Participates in evaluation of, reporting to, and communication with funding sources.
» Assists with programs and services all over the agency when necessary.
» Participates in policy development.
» Assists program directors, managers, and coordinators in monitoring programs, staffing patterns, and budgets.
» supervises the distribution and tracking of all agency's mobile devices. Routinely audits and updates inventory of agency's assets.
» Participates on Board committees as appropriate.
» Participates in community meetings, trainings and conferences.
» Maintains confidentiality of all work-related information.
» Acts in a manner consistent with the Independent Living Philosophy.
» Accepts and follows through on all other tasks as assigned.
» The above list of responsibilities is not intended to be all inclusive, other responsibilities and/or training may be assigned or required.
SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday 9am-5pm
» Health insurance
» Dental insurance
» Vision insurance
» Life insurance
» Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
» Paid time off
» Paid holidays from the first day of employment
» Five years of non-profit discapability industry practice.
» practice superviseing compliance programs.
» practice as a manager a plus.
» practice with electronic health records required.
» practice with Foothold Awards and/or Medisked preferred.
» Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Services or related field.
» Knowledge of ACCES-VR, 504, ADA, NYSCB, OMH, OPWDD, and Social Security Programs, Work incentives, Entitlement Programs, supportive employment, Federal/State/Local services, laws and systems related to individuals with disabilities.
» Familiarity with rules and regulations of regulatory agencies desired.
» Honesty, respect for diversity, high personal standards, language and behaviors reflecting such values and the Independent Living philosophy.
» Demonstrated capability to recognize the need for and facilitate connections between consumers and IL and other discapability related services.
» Knowledge of local, statewide and national discapability related issues and community dynamics.
» Knowledge of corporate compliance issues.
» Excellent written and verbal presentation expertise.
» Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Collaboration, innovation, team participation, flexibility, responsiveness to working with a diverse population, public speaking.