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Compliance Consultant II, Vendor Compliance

Location: Pasadena, CA Job Number: 676392 Date posted: 03/09/2018
Description: In the Compliance Consultant II role, you will be responsible for contributing to vendor compliance management as acontact for the Vendor Management Office (VMO)regulatory/compliance risk category and coordinate compliance contributions to the execution of the VMO business case and strategic priorities.

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, under the leadership of more senior team members, include:

    Planning: participating in the identification of compliance accountabilities; participating in the development of Compliance, Work, and Audit plans; participating on compliance-related committees/work groups. This will involve the coordination of vendor risk management across all compliance teams as part of overall ESS VRM effort, and providing project management support to the vendor compliance coordination and contributions to the VMO, including but not limited to, determining compliance data elements for vendor portal and RFP process, and coordinating monitoring efforts.

    Implementing: participating in the identification of compliance requirements and conducting portions of related analyses; participating in the creation or revision of compliance standards, policies, and procedures; may monitor compliance adherence; prepares reports on compliance efforts and programs. This will be defined by maintaining a legal and regulatory landscape and the communication of these requirements to the VMO and other stakeholders, leading a current state assessment for training of contractors and agents, and identifying opportunities for and developing content for any vendor compliance training, campaigns, communication and conducting industry research and benchmarking, and helping to establish a vendor compliance dashboard.

    Validating: reviewing compliance programs and content, including participating in risk assessments and/or audits, and participating in the investigation of instances of reported non-compliance. Specifically, activity will include the coordination of vendor risk management across all compliance teams, providing compliance input to the development of a vendor risk profile, participation with the VMO to update and maintain KP-s Supplier Website with relevant compliance information, and the coordination of any monitoring efforts as needed.

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum two (2) years of heath 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.
  • 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:
  • Working knowledge of health care compliance policies, practices and systems.
  • Working knowledge of health care and related compliance issues.
  • Frequent use and/or application of basic compliance principles, theories, and concepts.
  • General application 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:
  • N/A.
    Primary Location: California,Pasadena,East Annex - Parsons 75 N. Fair Oaks Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 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 & Integrity Office Travel: Yes, 5 % 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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