Region 2 Area Agency on Aging

Compliance/Contracts Officer

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Friday, 27th July 2018
Monday, 27th August 2018
Category: Administrative
Shift: 1st
Location: Brooklyn, MI
102 North Main Street, P.O. Box 189
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: 4 Year Degree
Duration:
Travel:

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the CEO, the Compliance/Contracts Officer oversees the Corporate Compliance Program and Contracts, reviewing, promoting and evaluating compliance issues within the Agency and its provider network. Stays abreast of laws and regulations that might affect Agency policies and procedures. The position ensures the Board of Directors, management and employees that the Agency achieves consistently high levels of compliance with all laws and regulations while supporting the growth of the Agency. This position is responsible to act as a confidential representative of the Agency. 

The Duties of the Compliance/Contract Officer will include but are not limited to:

  • Develops, implements and oversees the Corporate Compliance function related to Agency implementation of government programs
  • Maintains Agency corporate compliance plan, policies, standards and procedures
  • Assures continuing analyses, technical expertise and knowledge transmission of corporate compliance requirements in keeping with evolving federal requirements and MDCH contractual obligations and standards
  • Assures Agency Board and staff receive orientation and ongoing education regarding corporate compliance
  • Chairs Agency Corporate Compliance Committee and oversees investigations of corporate compliance complaints
  • Recommends remedial action for contractors and staff, as needed, in regards to investigational findings
  • Establishes and implements protocol and plan of data mining for code compliance and reduction of fraud and abuse
  • Reports regularly to the CEO and Board of Directors regarding corporate compliance adherence.
  • Conducts an annual assessment of Agency compliance program with regulations and requirements for system improvements
  • Facilitate Ml Choice Waiver provider contract management, orientation, education, monitoring and training through renewals, conflict resolution and necessary provider meetings
  • Maintain policies and procedures for working with Waiver Providers
  • Conduct Provider assessments as required
  • Facilitate Quality Improvement Risk Management Committee. Assist in CQAR (Clinical Quality Assurance Review) and AQAR (Administrative Quality Assurance Review) compliance
  • Review all contracts entered into granting Older American Act funding to contractors
  • Review all Contracts the Agency is considering entering into, seeking legal counsel as needed

 

 

Preferred Skills:

Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree.
  • Experience with compliance or risk management.
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public or Health Administration, Law or related field preferred.
  • Certification in compliance and ethics or ability to obtain within 12 months of hire.
  • Working knowledge of health related service delivery systems.
  • Good communication and relationship skills.

 

Language Skills:  Possess the ability to read, analyze and interpret information. Possess the ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from staff and participants. Possess the ability to effectively present information to management, staff and other groups.

 

Reasoning Ability:  Possess the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions based on information.

 

Other Skills & Abilities:

  • Manage time and work well with people on an individual basis.
  • Possess the ability to travel throughout the region (Hillsdale, Jackson and Lenawee Counties) to visit providers and other contractors, and the State of Michigan to attend meetings/trainings.
  • Access office files.
  • Accurately enter and retrieve information from a computer.
  • Sit for long periods of time.
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