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Compliance Officer (MA, NH, NJ, NY, MI, IL, PA, NY considered)

Job ID: 2403001554-1 Date posted: 01/24/2024 Location: Worcester, Massachusetts Facility: Tenet HealthSystem Medical Inc
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Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with more than 100,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 60 hospitals and approximately 460 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve. For more information, please visit www.tenethealth.com.

MARKET SUMMARY:

United Surgical Partners, Inc. (USPI)

Must be located in one of the following states:

  • New Hampshire
  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • Maryland
  • Illinois
  • Michigan
  • Wisconsin
  • Indiana

United Surgical Partners International is an experienced and trusted partner in some of the nation’s most successful ambulatory surgical networks. We are dedicated to providing high-quality, lower-cost solutions as various reform initiatives unfold in the communities we serve. We provide strategic solutions for physicians, health systems and those paying for the cost of health care services, such as employers, insurance companies and government programs.

We currently own and operate over 330 short-stay ambulatory facilities where we serve more than 9,000 physicians and over one million patients each year. We maintain strategic joint-venture partnerships with more than 4,000 physicians and over 50 health systems nationwide. All of this is accomplished through a team of over 12,000 dedicated employees.

Our mission is to care for every patient and their family as if they were our own. Each patient, each family, each and every time. Our operating model is scalable, but also flexible enough to adapt to the needs of each market.

Our strategy enables our partners and other aligned constituents to benefit from the high-quality, lower-cost settings in our facilities under financial structures that work for them. Our partner relationships often expand into new ventures and a broader market presence which enhances our growth prospects and strategic position within a market to better serve patients and our physician partners.

Health systems partner with us to further execute their ambulatory network strategies and fulfill their missions and ministries. We align with our health system partners both clinically and economically to enhance their facility network, while providing more access, as the importance of moving business to shorter stay settings elevates.

Our physicians align with us to solidify their market position as networks form and narrow. Our physicians partner with us to increase their productivity, better control the outcomes of the facilities in which they practice, and to ensure excellence in the experience of their patients and families. http://www.uspi.com/

United Surgical Partners International (USPI) is an affiliate of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, a diversified healthcare services company with more than 130,000 employees.

The USPI Northeast and Great Lakes Market includes the following key states:

  • New Hampshire
  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • Maryland
  • Illinois
  • Michigan
  • Wisconsin
  • Indiana

POSITION SUMMARY:

The USPI Compliance Officer reports directly to the USPI Regional Compliance Officer, who reports directly to the Chief Compliance Officer of USPI.

As a leader in healthcare, USPI and Tenet are committed to providing the best possible care to every patient, with a clear focus on quality and service. Strong leadership is essential to delivering on this commitment, and we believe that the quality of our leaders can give us a significant long-term competitive advantage. We want to ensure every current and future leader in Tenet is successful, and we support that through our selection and hiring process and by providing coaching and training to our leaders.

FUNCTIONAL EXPECTATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • The USPI Compliance Officer is responsible for managing the implementation of Tenet's Ethics and Compliance program in his or her assigned region.
  • The USPI Compliance Officer's general duties and responsibilities encompass implementing Tenet's systems, processes and policies designed to ensure compliance with Federal healthcare program requirements. The USPI Compliance Officer is also responsible for overseeing the implementation of Quality, Compliance and Ethics Charter in his or her facility(ies) as assigned under the Regional Compliance Officers.
  • Among the specific responsibilities and activities of the USPI Compliance Officer are the following:
    • Advise facility leadership on issues concerning compliance, ethics and privacy/security matters including recommending controls designed to ensure compliance within the assigned market.
    • Work collaboratively with Administrators and facility leadership in compliance, ethics and privacy/security program development and implementation within assigned region.
    • Establish effective working relationships and build credibility within the region and facilities to support a culture of ethics and compliance.
    • Interface directly with Administrators, and facility leadership, and employees to serve as a sounding board for their concerns about ethics and compliance matters.
    • Assists in the implementation of USPI's education and training program that focuses on the requirements of the Quality, Compliance and Ethics Charter, the USPI's ethics and compliance program, and the privacy and security program to ensure that all employees, contractors, and physicians within the region are knowledgeable of Federal healthcare program requirements and the requirements of the Ethics and Compliance program as required to perform their respective roles.
    • Coordinate with USPI counsel to facilitate communication between the Compliance and Ethics Department and Law Department on legal and compliance matters.
    • Assists in auditing, monitoring and oversight processes related to identified risks.
    • Oversee the implementation of corrective actions and monitoring in response to identified issues and audits.
    • Implement approved monitoring systems and processes for compliance and ethics issues in the region.
    • Implement approved procedures that encourage facility employees, leadership, contractors, and physicians to report suspected fraud or other improprieties without the fear of retaliation.
    • Work collaboratively with corporate personnel to resolve all compliance issues identified.
    • Implement USPI's compliance work plan and initiatives and systems to prevent compliance and privacy/security issues from arising within the facility.
    • Act as a consultative resource on compliance and ethics matters.

CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE, ATTRIBUTES AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Required Background

  • Strong preference for at least three to five years of progressive experience in hospital compliance.
  • The successful candidate will be recognized for demonstrated knowledge in compliance process improvement and the requirements of Federal healthcare programs requirements. Other success factors include past clinical, legal, auditing or other compliance experience.
  • An energetic and results-oriented leader who inspires confidence and possesses high personal and professional integrity.
  • Clear, concise and persuasive writing and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and an orientation to deadlines and detail.
  • Ability to respond well under pressure.
  • Skills in use of information systems, databases, Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Enjoys working as a member of a cohesive team and is good at doing so.
  • Well-developed communications and consensus building skills.

Professional Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will be recognized for demonstrated knowledge in compliance process improvement and the requirements of Federal healthcare programs.
  • Other success factors include past clinical, legal, auditing or other compliance experience.
  • Clear, concise and persuasive writing and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and an orientation to deadlines and detail.
  • Effective leadership and management skills; capable of maximizing & coordinating the talents of all team members.
  • Ability to respond well under pressure.
  • Skills in use of information systems, databases, Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Enjoys working as a member of a cohesive team and is good at doing so.
  • Well-developed communications and consensus building skills.

Personal Qualifications

  • An energetic, results-oriented individual, with high personal and professional integrity. A highly principled and sincere individual.
  • Highly articulate with the ability to communicate effectively and credibly in both oral and written context. A team player and a good listener who truly values the input of others and their contributions, and positively responds to such input. Accepts delegation and is able to make decisions. Thorough and well-prepared. Sense of humor. Committed to the highest quality of patient care. Innovative and creative

Education/Certifications

A bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred. Strong preference for at least two years’ experience in healthcare compliance matters, preferably for a large, multi-faceted healthcare company.

Compensation and Benefit Information

Compensation

  • Pay: $98,592-$145,000 annually. Compensation depends on location, qualifications, and experience.
  • Position may be eligible for an Annual Incentive Plan bonus of 10%-25% depending on role level.
  • Management level positions may be eligible for sign-on and relocation bonuses.

Benefits

The following benefits are available, subject to employment status:

  • Medical, dental, vision, disability, life, AD&D and business travel insurance
  • Manager Time Off – 20 days per year
  • Discretionary 401k with up to 6% employer match
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Health savings accounts, healthcare & dependent flexible spending accounts
  • Employee Assistance program, Employee discount program
  • Voluntary benefits include pet insurance, legal insurance, accident and critical illness insurance, long term care, elder & childcare, auto & home insurance.
  • For Colorado employees, paid leave in accordance with Colorado’s Healthy Families and Workplaces Act.

Travel

As necessary to effectively represent assigned facilities within the Northeast and Great Lakes Region.

USPI complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.

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