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Legal, Risk & Compliance Manager

Sanitas Medical Center Union City, NJ

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life insurance, medical,
Job Description

Job description

The Risk and Compliance Officer functions as an objective resource to review and evaluate compliance issues/concerns within the clinic. Contributes to the development, implementation, and maintenance of system-wide compliance programs, policies and procedures. Establishes and maintains a compliance program to assess and ensure compliance with applicable federal and state rules and regulations, license requirements and procedures and policies. Serves as a role model for ethical management behavior and promotes an awareness and understanding of positive ethical and moral principles consistent with the mission, vision and values of the organization and those required by federal and state law. Also responsible for the overall planning and direction of clinical regulatory activities. Develops and implements strategies with the goal of approval of regulatory submission.

Compliance

• Promotes understanding, communication and coordination of the clinical quality, compliance initiatives and compliance standards.

• Maintains up-to-date working knowledge of applicable standards and guidelines.

• Promotes understanding, communication and coordination of the clinical quality, compliance initiatives and compliance standards.

• Provides recommended approaches and collaborates effectively with all functions within Clinical Operations and other company departments to develop and investigate corrective and preventative actions based on early and timely escalation of potential non-compliances.

• Develops, manages and adjusts the compliance assessment plan, based upon current business needs.

• Reports findings (at various levels of detail) to stakeholders and management, including recommendations based upon findings.

• Provides compliance metrics to management on a routine basis. Actively participate in compliance meetings.

• Maintain a system for tracking and trending standard operating practice deviations. • Provides support for internal and external regulatory and quality audits. • Track and ensure closure of all Clinic corrective action commitments. • Work with training, standards, and functional areas to assure compliance related issues have the appropriate support to proactively measure / assess compliance. • Builds and maintains collaborative working relationships with functional areas in Clinic sites.

• Revises the compliance program in response to the changing operational needs of the organization.

• Handles all malpractice claims for clinic and providers. Receives and reviews the claims/reviews the medical record, assists providers with depositions and hearings. Works with Legal counsel throughout process and is involved in settlements.

HIPAA

• Works with legal counsel and the Executive team to ensure the clinic has and maintains appropriate privacy and confidentiality consent and authorization forms, information notices and materials reflecting current organization and legal practices and requirements.

• Oversees, directs, delivers and/or ensures delivery of privacy training and orientation to all employees, medical and professional staff and applicable business associates. • Establishes and maintains a mechanism to track access to protected health information, within the purview of the clinic and as required by law to allow qualified individuals to review or receive a report on such activity.

Oversees and ensures the rights of the clinic’s patients to inspect, amend and restrict access to protected health information, when appropriate.

• Establishes and administers a process for receiving, documenting, tracking, investigating, and taking action on all complaints concerning the clinic’s privacy policies and procedures.

• Reviews all system-related information security plans throughout the clinic to ensure alignment between security and privacy practices, and acts as a liaison to the information technology department as applicable.

OSHA

• Examines workplace to ensure it is free from serious recognized hazards and is in compliance with standards, rules and regulations issued under the Act

• Establishes and maintains operating procedures and communicates them to ensure employees comply with safety and health requirements

• Maintains records of work-related injuries and illnesses.

• Develops and maintains an Injury and Illness Prevention Program.

Regulatory

• Directs and oversees short-term and long-term planning of regulatory submission initiatives.

• Develops, implements and maintains strategies for the earliest possible approval of regulatory submissions.

• Serves as the central contact point and prepares responses to inquiries from regulatory authorities.

• Communicates changes and updates to staff and management.

• Prepares and submits applications and reports to respective agencies.

 

 

    Company Description
    Sanitas is a global healthcare organization expanding across United States. Our services include primary care, urgent care, nutrition, lab, diagnostic, health care education and resources for our patients. We strive to attract professionals who believe in our mission, vision and are dedicated to the service of our patients and their families creating a memorable experience through compassion, respect, and kindness.

    Sanitas Medical Center

    Why Work Here?
    We are growing quickly and so can you. We offer great benefits. We believe in teamwork, empowerment and mutual respect.

    Sanitas is a global healthcare organization expanding across United States. Our services include primary care, urgent care, nutrition, lab, diagnostic, health care education and resources for our patients. We strive to attract professionals who believe in our mission, vision and are dedicated to the service of our patients and their families creating a memorable experience through compassion, respect, and kindness.

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    3196 John F. Kennedy Blvd.

    Union City, NJ
    USA

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    Business

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