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Clinical Compliance Practice Leader

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:

Downey Administration Offices 12200 Bellflower Blv, 12200 Bellflower Blvd., Downey,California, 90242
Kaiser Permanente Building 500 NE Multnomah St., 500 NE Multnomah St., Portland,Oregon, 97232
Regional Admin Tower 711 Kapiolani Blvd., 711 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu,Hawaii, 96813
Regional Office - Colorado 10350 E. Dakota Ave., 10350 E. Dakota Ave., Denver,Colorado, 80247
Job Number: 758879 Date posted: 12/23/2018
Description:
As a Clinical Compliance Practice Leader, you will use your clinical expertise and apply principles of nursing process to assess, plan, intervene, and evaluate compliance to laws, regulations, and statutes that govern delivery of care in the areas of inpatient, outpatient, utilization management, and medical staffing.


Researches, plans, implements, and monitors a broad portfolio of compliance systems and initiatives to enable organizational compliance with all applicable Federal, state, and local regulations/laws, as well as overseeing the protection of organizational assets. On an on-going basis, researches and interprets regulations and laws to establish compliance standards, and may develop and/or deliver training and communications/change management relative to new standards. Assesses organizational systems (both physical and process or data related) to determine gaps in compliance and determine opportunities for remediation. Advises the organization on all compliance matters. May investigate violations of compliance policy, laws, regulations, etc. or conduct on-going monitoring and reporting to ensure remediation. May be responsible for project management relative to new compliance initiatives, products, or annual processes.



Essential Functions:
- Manages, creates, and maintains client relationships.
- In adherence with the KP Compliance Framework, fosters comprehensive compliance management through a series of activities to comply with all applicable regulations and statutes. Activities include: Planning: Identifying and may lead the identification of compliance accountabilities; identifying and may lead the identification of internal and external resources; developing and/or overseeing the development of Compliance, Work, and Audit plans; participating on and may establish compliance-related committees/work groups; and managing external agency relations. Implementing: Identifying compliance requirements and conducting related analyses; creating or revising compliance standards, policies, and procedures; developing and/or conducting compliance and ethics training; monitoring compliance adherence; and reporting on compliance efforts and programs, and Validating: Reviewing compliance programs and content, including designing and conducting risk assessments and/or audits, and investigating instances of reported non-compliance.
- Researches and stays abreast of regulations and statutes. Determines impacts of implementation of new regulations and statutes and required notifications, changes, and training. Communicates required changes, develops tools to assess risks, and leverages existing workgroups/etc. to facilitate required changes.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- Minimum eight (8) years of health care compliance, health care operations (quality, risk, etc.), audit, finance, project management, regulatory or public policy development, investigations, information security, or insurance/health plan governance experience.
Education
- Bachelor's or clinical degree, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- N/A.


 


Additional Requirements:
- Advanced knowledge of health care compliance policies, practices and systems.
- Advanced knowledge of health care and related compliance issues.
- Contributes to the development of compliance principles, theories, and concepts.
- Broad knowledge of health care industry practices and standards.
- Ability to draft and revise documents including policies, standards, analyses, and reports.
- Project management skills.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.



 


Preferred Qualifications:




  • Hospital & Ambulatory experience preferred.


  • Nursing practice experience in a range of settings (outpatient, inpatient, continuing care, emergency department and/or operating room).

 



 

Primary Location: California,Oakland,Ordway One Kaiser Plaza Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: External Affairs / Relations Department: National Compliance, Ethics and Integrity Office Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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