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Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer
Ref No.: 18-01317
Location: Boca Raton, Florida
Position Type:Full Time
The Chief Compliance, Privacy and Ethics Officer is responsible for coordinating and leading cross-divisional collaboration to ensure a state of continual organization-wide compliance with all regulatory, licensure, accreditation, contractual and health plan service and care requirements and patient safety programs. The Chief Compliance, Privacy and Ethics Officer also reports at least quarterly to the Board of Directors and has the authority at any time to notify the President and CEO and/or Board of Directors of any risks, liabilities, or compliance concerns that might place the organization in jeopardy.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Chairs and directs the work of the Compliance Committee.
  • Provides compliance reports to Senior Leadership and the Board of Directors.
  • Develops and implements compliance policies and procedures.
  • Seeks out and stays current on emerging policy changes that impact compliance in the fields of behavioral health and drug and alcohol services.
  • Develops and implements a formal investigation policy that outlines the employee process of responding to compliance issues.
  • Establishes a compliance feedback/prevention process that uses the results of audits, investigations and the recommendations of the Compliance and Ethics Committee to develop, revise and strengthen new and/or existing policies, procedures, and relevant employee training.
  • Develops and implements an organization-wide compliance monitoring and auditing program that covers contractual, regulatory (e.g., licensing), accreditation and HIPAA/privacy compliance.
  • Ensures completion of documentation and final resolution of all legal, regulatory, accreditation and clinical compliance deficiencies and corrective actions.
  • Maintains statistical and evaluative data on all program audits, evaluations, and risk analyses and provides trend data to inform and direct quality improvement processes and practices.
  • Coordinates preparation for and maintenance of national and state accreditation efforts.
  • Assists program leadership in responding to, recording and resolving client grievances and complaints.
  • Investigates and responds to privacy complaints filed by clients, and/or their responsible persons.
  • BA/BS in healthcare administration required, Master's preferred in behavioral health or related field.
  • CHE credential is highly desired.
  • 10 years of professional healthcare experience
  • Knowledge of clinical regulatory requirements, accreditation processes, HIPAA, privacy laws and federal/state agencies especially as it relates to drug and alcohol, behavioral health, managed care and Pennsylvania Medicaid.
  • Knowledge and experience in health information management and privacy laws.
  • Excellent written, oral, presentation, facilitation and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner and collaborate effectively with others in managing complex issues.
  • Data management and analysis experience.
  • Experience designing and developing compliance monitoring programs.
  • Project management experience desired.