Yakutat Community Health CenterYakutat, AKFull Time
Job Posting for Compliance Assistant - 1333 at Yakutat Community Health Center
POSITION TITLE: Compliance Assistant
POSITION UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF: Chief Compliance Officer
PAY RATE: $
POSITION TYPE: Non-Exempt, Full-Tme Regular
POSITION CLOSE DATE: Open Until Filled
BENEFITS: Health Insurance, Life Insurance, and Retirement
The Compliance Assistant is responsible for providing support services to the Chief Compliance Officer and Risk Management Team. Support services may include purchasing supplies, entering purchases into accounting system, recording meeting minutes, completing data entry, filing electronic and hard copy documents, and assisting with the completion of internal audits, assessments and reports.
This position is funded under the CDC Covid-19 response fund and is a full-time temporary position that will operate for approximately 10 months, concluding on June 15, 2021. Dependent upon availability of funding sources, employment may continue but position title or duties may change after June 15, 2021.
This position requires compliance with the Yakutat Community Health Center’s (YCHC) written standards, including its compliance program, standards of conduct and policies and procedures. Failure to comply with YCHC written standards, which may include the failure to report any conduct or event that potentially violates legal or compliance requirements or written standards, will be met by the enforcement of disciplinary action, up to and including possible termination, in accordance with YCHC Policy.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES
Conduct monthly internal audits to monitor employee compliance with federal healthcare laws and regulations including debarment and expulsion screening and violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Actively serve as a member of various YCHC committees including Risk Management, Purchase and Referred Care, Safety and Policy committees to develop safety plans, policies and procedures that meet industry standards and regulations including OSHA, HRSA, IHS, CMS AAAHC and COA.
Assist with revisions of compliance policies and procedures in response to changes in the needs of Health Center, changes in law, and changes in standards and procedures of government and private payer health plans.
Assist with the management and monitoring of legally binding agreements for YCHC including MOAs, MOUs, Insurance Policies, Contract Agreements and Business Associate Agreements.
Management tasks may include editing agreements, collecting signed authorization forms for each agreement, monitoring the agreement (if assigned as the owner), filing hard and electronic copies, and tracking/logging all current and expired agreements;
Provide clerical support services including taking minutes, filing, creating documents, etc.
Participate in compliance and risk management training.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITES:
Extensive knowledge of computer software applications including MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Access and other database programs
Ability to understand, analyze, and interpret Federal and state laws and regulations, grantor guidelines, financial reports, and legal documents.
Understands the importance of maintaining confidentiality, able to maintain confidentiality.
Excellent verbal, written and communication skills.
Diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships.
Ability to work well under pressure with minimal supervision. Proven flexibility and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-energy environment
Exhibits flexibility and able to accommodate changing needs of management.
Must demonstrate critical thinking, problem solving, organization and time management skills.
Experience in working with the Native American population preferred.
High School Diploma or GED required.
Minimum two years previous administrative support/office experience
Excellent computer and typing skills
Ability to work independently without supervision, as well as prioritize workload
All employment at the Yakutat Community Health Center is “at will”. This means that the employee or Yakutat Community Health Center may terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position.
The Yakutat Community Health Center is a drug free workplace. Employees must pass a pre-employment (receive negative test result) and random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and to maintain employment.
All employment offers are conditional and require successfully passing a criminal and background check, and a pre-employment drug screen.
NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE WILL BE APPLIED TO HIRING OF THIS POSITION AS DEFINED IN TITLE 25, US CODE, CHAPTER 14, SUBCHAPTER V, SUBSECTION 273 & 274. WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN TO QUALIFIED NATIVE AMERICAN APPLICANTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL LAW AND TRIBAL POLICY.