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Midland Community Healthcare Services, Inc. (MCHS) is an equal opportunity employer. All practices of recruiting, hire, promotion, transfer, wage and salary administration, benefits and terminations are administered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, or age. No qualified handicapped individual shall, on the basis of the handicap, be subject to discrimination at MCHS. Further, MCHS is committed to providing a work environment that prohibits, in any form, unlawful harassment.

Compliance Specialist

Department: Compliance & Quality
Location: Midland, TX

MIDLAND COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC.

Midland,Texas

JOB DESCRIPTION

                                                                                                           

 

JOB TITLE:                                       COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST

DEPARTMENT:                                ADMINISTRATION

REPORTS TO:                                   COMPLIANCE OFFICER

OES CODE:                                       31.9099.00

FLSA EXEMPTIONS STATUS:        NON -EXEMPT          

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Compliance Specialist assists the Compliance Officer in ensuring that Midland Community Healthcare Services meets all legal and regulatory requirements of the federal and state governments, as well as any accrediting organization in which MCHS participates. The primary areas of responsibility are designed around auditing, preparing reports, preparing statistical data, and disseminating information. 

 

JOB DUTIES

  • Identifies required quality measurements by reviewing regulations, guidelines, and standards, including Joint Commission (JCAHO), Department of Health and Human Services (DSHS), and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), as well as any others set forth by state, federal, regulatory, or accreditation entities.
  • Communicates quality goals and requirements by preparing and disseminating standards, metrics, and standard operating procedure (SOP) management.
  • Assesses quality & compliance by conducting chart and physical audits; analyzing and verifying documentation; reviewing process changes.
  • Assists in improving quality & compliance by recommending and following-up on improvement plans; writing training courses; contributing information to cross-functional quality improvement teams.
  • Prepares quality assurance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Keeps strict confidentiality with regard to information viewed, audited, and data complied.
  • Maintains Patient Satisfaction Survey reporting process and reports.
  • Updates job knowledge by reviewing changes in the healthcare industry and regulatory requirements; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for addressing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job performance. Assists in the annual single point financial audit as well as annual other company audits.
  • Assists in the preparation of statistical data and reports as required.
  • Acts as secretary for all clinical meetings by creating agendas, preparing meetings, ordering necessary meals, taking minutes, cleaning up, and preparing reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Compliance Officer. 

 

 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • No Supervisory Responsibilities are included in this position.

 

 

CRITICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Customer Service Oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills required.
  • Ability to multi-task, remain organized, work under pressure, and meet short deadlines required
  • Oral Comprehension, Expression, Recognition, and Clarity.
  • Written Comprehension and Expression.
  • Auditing – Physical, Electronic, and Paper.
  • Statistical Calculations in Electronic Format.
  • Independent, Goal Driven Work Ethic.
  • Computer & Technology Skills - The ability to navigate and utilize Microsoft Office, and the ability to learn to navigate and utilize proprietary medical software packages.
  • Time Management – The ability to prioritize tasks in order to best serve the patient and the flow of the clinic.
  • Cultural Competency – the ability to deal with people of various cultures and social status, as well as outside entities

 

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have a minimum of a high school diploma.
  • No felony results on a criminal background screening.
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License with dependable transportation for multi-site work assignments.
  • Drug Screen Test with a negative result.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT/CONDITIONS 

BBP Class I: This position includes routine duties that are prone to bloodborne pathogen exposure. These employees will receive personal protective equipment training, bloodborne pathogen standard training, and learn safety precautions. Employees in this class will be offered vaccinations provided by Midland Community Healthcare Services.

 

Physical Demand: Ability to interact with patients and operate office equipment for patient services. Employees will need the ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs, or more, independently as necessary. Vision abilities are required to read and verify patient information, to read information on medical records, and the read information on computer systems. Writing, speaking, and typing abilities are required in order to interview and triage the patient then document information in the paper and electronic medical charts. Ability to pull, push, lift, and manipulate equipment and files. The ability to move freely about the front office and medical record areas in order to perform the job duties is required. In compliance with EEOC 29 CFR part 1630, reasonable accommodations will be made for those employees with disabilities in order to assist them in performing the job duties and demands, provided it does not constitute undue hardship upon MCHS.

 

 

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