Director Compliance Program Development and Effectiveness

UT Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas, TX3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $70,000 - $93,000 a year

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable

Experience and Education

Bachelor’s degree in Health Policy, Business, Health Care Administration, Accounting/Finance, Law or a related field, Master’s degree preferred. Seven (7) years’ experience in Compliance Operations, Health Care management, Auditing, Consulting, Legal Operations or Financial Management. Certifications: Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) or Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP)

Job Duties

Manages day-to-day operation of the compliance program. Develops and maintain a comprehensive process for an “evidence-based” compliance approach for the Office of Compliance.
Develops, initiates, maintains, and revises policies and procedures for the general operation of the compliance program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct.
Monitors the performance of the Compliance Program and related activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness.
Establishes employee compliance training, documents education and other preventative mechanisms/materials for reducing the risk of noncompliance. Ensures employee attendance and/or participation in compliance training and education programs.
Directs and supervises assigned personnel in the compliance division – Program Development and Effectiveness - including performance evaluations, scheduling, orientation and training.
Develops and performs a system-wide compliance risk assessment along with a work plan for those areas determined to be high risk by the Executive Compliance Committee (ECC) or the Compliance Officer.
Responsible for maintaining a confidential/anonymous reporting system to allow reporting of suspected noncompliance or incidents of fraud and abuse, respecting the wishes of any employee to remain anonymous and adopts effective procedures to protect anonymity and protect complainants from retaliation. Responsible for maintaining a mechanism for the timely investigation of complaints or concerns relative to compliance issues. Maintains a record of all reports of suspected occurrences of noncompliance or fraud and abuse.
Prepares and presents reports for UT System, the Executive Compliance Committee, and other compliance committees summarizing the Program Development and Effectiveness’ compliance activities.
Coordinates the use of technology, tools and systems for the Office of Compliance.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Demonstrates ability to operate successfully in a constantly changing, fast-pace environment.
Demonstrates emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills, initiative, self-motivation, practical learning skills, enthusiasm and an ability to complete multiple tasks in a timely and accurate manner.
Work requires ability to ensure adherence to all policies and procedures of university.
Work requires ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and supervise work of employees as necessary to ensure desired results are achieved.
Experience in public speaking, business presentations, meeting management and business correspondence.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to appropriately handle confidential and/or sensitive corporate information.
Extensive experience and adaptability as to computer skills.
Ability to multi-task and solve complex operational issues in health care settings.

Working Conditions

Work is performed primarily in general office environment.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.