- Organizational Skills
- Project Management
PRIMARY FUNCTION :
The Regional Compliance Officer (RCO), Abington – Jefferson Health , collaborates with Jefferson enterprise compliance team members to establish and implement an effective compliance program designed to identify and manage high risk activities at the regional and enterprise levels. The RCO will monitor and oversee Jefferson’s compliance and ethics-related activities and advise the regional Board of Trustees and senior management team on matters related to risks and regulatory requirements. The RCO serves as the administrative lead of the Regional Corporate Compliance Committee and is authorized to implement all necessary actions to ensure achievement of the objectives of an effective compliance program.
Works to develop, implement, oversee, and maintain the regional and enterprise corporate compliance program.
Provides guidance to and collaborates with compliance stakeholders and serves as a local expert and resource with respect to compliance-related matters.
Utilizes innovative and effective means through which to communicate with and train members of the Jefferson community.
Assists the Enterprise Deputy Chief Compliance Officer in ensuring that appropriate policies, procedures and processes govern enterprise compliance program activities.
Leads the regional compliance risk assessment, identification, and prioritization process, and directs compliance-related risk assessment activities associated with development of the overall corporate compliance strategic work plan.
Updates the enterprise Corporate Compliance Plan and Manual, at least annually.
Oversees and evaluates compliance-related enterprise risks and serves as a regional resource during risk assessments and compliance-related investigations.
Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the values of Jefferson.
OTHER FUNCTIONS AND COMPETENCIES needed in addition to Essential Functions:
Perform compliance related activities as deemed necessary by the Enterprise Deputy Chief Compliance Officer.
Serve as a regional expert and resource to stakeholders and members of the Jefferson Community on compliance-related matters.
Master’s degree in Health Care Planning, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field required. JD degree preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION:
Healthcare Compliance Certification from the Compliance Certification Board (“CCB”) within two (2) months of appointment and maintain such certification throughout employment.
7+ years of progressively responsible experience in healthcare compliance, health law, or a medical service related field required.
Strong project management and organizational skills.
Maintain a thorough understanding of Federal and State laws, rules, regulations, and guidance governing: (i) fraud, waste and abuse; (ii) payments, (iii) conditions and other requirements for participation in government healthcare programs; and (iv) other compliance-related topics as necessary to maintain an effective compliance and ethics program.
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 7,800 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health , with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually . U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in 10 specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.