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HDSW Job Posting - Chief of Compliance and Contracts - Full Time

Human Development Services of Westchester (HDSW) is proud to have been involved in the evolution of community-based direct-care services for vulnerable populations in New York State since 1968. HDSW is a community-based not-for-profit, providing vital services to people throughout every corner of

Westchester County each day. In today’s ever-changing health care marketplace, HDSW offers person-

centered, trauma-informed services to 3000 people each year, through a unique blend of inter-related

programs. We are dedicated to Creating Community and to have opportunities every day for people that matter. We are looking for qualified individuals to join our team.


Role: Provides overall professional direction, oversight, and advice for HDSWs compliance, which

incorporates all clinical, program, and administrative departments. The Chief of Compliance and

Contracts (CCC) has responsibility for ensuring compliance with standards issued by accrediting

organizations, State licensure requirements, and federal regulations. Most HDSW programs are supported by grant funding that requires data collection, evaluation, and reporting with which there should be some familiarity.


Reports to: The Chief of Compliance and Contracts reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is

accountable to the Board of Directors.


Duties and Responsibilities: Serving as a member of the Leadership Team, the Chief of Compliance and Contracts develops the agency’s Corporate Compliance Plan for the review and approval by the Board and oversees and monitors the implementation of the Compliance Program. Works collaboratively throughout the organization in a leadership, advisory and facilitative capacity to achieve corporate compliance, quality improvement and risk management goals and objectives. Typical duties include but are not limited to:


  • Serves as the designated Privacy and Security Manager for the agency. Investigates potential incidents pertaining to HIPAA, billing and reimbursement, allegations of fraud, waste, abuse, conflict of interest, suspected or actual breaches of privacy, confidentiality, and security.

  • Serves as Incident Manager for the Clinical Programs of the Agency, coordinating the Incident Review Committee and working with the consulting Psychiatrist to ensure that the OMH Incident Review Committee requirements are followed.

  • Serves as chairperson for Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Team and other assigned committees.

  • Ensures non-healthcare programs such as the NPC are following legal and licensure requirements and standards, including HUD and HCR guidelines.

  • Establishes and manages a reporting system for employees to report concerns and obtain assistance; ensures adequate mechanisms exist for enforcement of compliance requirements and violation discipline; ensures adequate records are maintained to document compliance efforts and corrective actions.

  • Analyzes the findings from any internal or external audits and programmatic site visits to assess compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and standards. Conducts, supervises, or coordinates internal investigations of alleged compliance violations. Coordinates with external officials and HDSWs administration ensuring remediation of any confirmed non-compliance.

  • Supports the credentialing and privileging process for new staff and the re-credentialing process for existing providers in concert with CBHS, IPA

  • Represents HDSW in compliance-related work groups convened by local, statewide, and Association bodies.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to absorb extensive knowledge of all agency programs, including those privately funded, and will work collaboratively with program staff to ensure compliance with grant requirements.

  • Adhere to HDSWs 8 Elements of Compliance.

  • Communicate effectively with strong verbal and written skills.

  • Represent HDSW in the community.

  • Relate well to all employees at all different levels.

  • Coordinate and work with local and State agencies providing resources to clients.

  • Maintain confidentiality and act in an ethical manner.

  • Utilize Microsoft Office and quickly learn and use all HDSW electronic health record and financial software systems as required.

  • Be organized to handle varied duties and responsibilities.

  • Be a self-starter, creative, innovative, and resourceful.

  • Participate in and support Quality Improvement activities across the agency.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Public Administration or related.

  • Minimum of 5 years of compliance, legal, clinical, risk management or relevant work experience

  • Familiarity with operational, financial, quality assurance, and risk management procedures and OMH, Medicaid, Health Home regulations

Preferred:

  • Master’s Degree

  • Certification in Health Care Compliance (CHC)

  • Bi-lingual

Benefits:

A suite of benefits including generous paid time off, medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance.

Additional benefits include an employee assistance plan, wellness services, tuition reimbursement, and

401k retirement savings.


HDSW is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive salary, training, and generous benefits package.

If you are interested in joining our diverse team please email your resume to: jcruz@hdsw.org


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