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Compliance Assistant - Houston, TX

Cenikor Foundation Houston, TX

  • Posted: September 14, 2020
  • Full-Time

Cenikor is a non-profit organization and one of the largest substance abuse treatment centers in the nation. We are currently seeking a Full-time Compliance Assistant in our Corporate location in Houston, Texas.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Compliance Assistant is responsible for monitoring documentation and measuring timeliness to ensure compliance with third party payer contractual obligations and reporting information to management.

Schedule: Monday through Friday 8a - 5p or 7a - 4p.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepare compliance audit data by compiling and analyzing internal and external information including coordinating and evaluating administrative and clinical quality assurance initiatives and other risk management activities.

  • Communicate audit information to management by researching and analyzing data.

  • Prepare compliance reports to ensure high-quality client care in response to clinical quality improvement needs.

  • Ensure clinical compliance reviews are completed according to procedures and within timelines.

  • Track metrics, including key performance indicators and compliance risks for reporting on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.

  • Support departments by collecting and coordinating internal compliance data with quality auditors and various departments.

  • Provide administrative support by implementing systems, procedures, and policies; completing projects in support of compliance audits.

  • Offer assistance by answering questions and responding to requests.

  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.

  • Enhance compliance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

  • Uphold the core principles of Cenikor?s culture and create a positive working environment for all team members.

  • Maintain strict confidentiality on all client and foundation matters and refer questionable issues to supervisor.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned and consistent with the non-exempt functions as defined in this job description.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Ability to prioritize to organize time effectively; must work well under deadline pressure

  • Possess strong interpersonal skills as well as the ability to collaborate professionally with related departments within the foundation.

  • Excellent knowledge of state and other applicable regulatory requirements.

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and database management- data gathering and analysis and desktop publishing required

  • Ability to work cooperatively with a diverse group of individuals, including staff, clients,

  • Ability to serve both internal and external customers and agencies.

  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a highly professional manner

  • Ability to consistently uphold the Core Principles of Cenikor?s Culture:

  • Demonstrate mission of service to our clients

  • Positive, respectful communication with both staff and clients

  • Demonstrate self-motivation and perseverance to achieve goals

  • Role model appropriate, professional behaviors including appropriate client boundaries

  • Work effectively as part of a team, helping to set up others for success

  • Education:

  • Associate's Degree required

  • Billing, Coding or Medical Record education from AAPC or AHIMA (preferred)

  • Certification:

  • Coding or Billing Certification preferred

  • RHIT (Registered Health Information Administrator) or RHIA (Registered Health Information Tech) preferred

  • Experience:

  • One to Two years of compliance reporting or related experience preferred.

  • Experience with non-profit, substance abuse, health care, mental health or education is preferred.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

  • EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Cenikor Foundation

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Houston, TX
77246 USA
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