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Compliance Officer - USPI (Texas) - Dallas, TX

Job ID: 2205035351 Date posted: 12/01/2022 Location: Dallas, Texas Facility: Tenet HealthSystem Medical Inc
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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.

The USPI Texas Market includes the following key states:

  • Texas
  • Oklahoma

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 two to three years of progressive experience in the health care industry (or equivalent experience).
  • 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
A competitive compensation program will be tailored to the selected candidate. Base salary will be supplemented by a performance bonus and comprehensive, well-rounded benefits program, which includes relocation assistance. The performance bonus is based on the performance of Tenet as reflected in its Balanced Scorecard rather than the performance of the Hospital.

Travel
As necessary to effectively represent assigned facilities within the Southern 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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Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet participates in the E-Verify program. Follow the link below for additional information.

E-Verify: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

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