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Associate Compliance Officer

Company: The University Of Chicago
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Associate Compliance Officer page is loaded Associate Compliance Officer Apply locations Chicago, IL time type Full time posted on Posted Yesterday job requisition id JR21104 Department
-BSD OCC - Administration
About the Department
-The University of Chicago Medical Center is committed to promoting conduct that is responsible, ethically sound, and compliant with applicable law. The University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC), through the Office of Corporate Compliance (OCC), fosters a corporate culture of ethical behavior and integrity in all matters related to compliance with the laws and regulations that govern the delivery and billing of health care.
Job Summary
-The Associate Compliance Officer is responsible for fostering a corporate climate that promotes integrity and ethical behaviors in all matters related to compliance rules, regulations, and state and federal law. The position serves as the leader with oversight of the UCM Corporate Compliance Office and collaborates with other Departments with responsibility for ensuring compliance with Federal and State rules and regulations. Primary partners include Departments of Finance for the BSD and the Medical Center, Department of Care Coordination, and the Health Information Management Department in addition to the Clinical Departments of the Biological Sciences Division.Responsibilities

  • Ensures the delivery and success of the OCC audit services, OCC education services, and OCC risk assessment services.
  • Serves as an internal resource to the Compliance Program as well as to other departments with responsibility for ensuring compliance with Federal and State rules and regulations.
  • Accountable for the analysis of compliance issues and the subsequent education and remediation of potential compliance concerns.
  • Advises teams to develop and administer policies related to affirmative action, non-discriminatory practices for persons with disabilities, and unlawful harassment or sexual misconduct.
  • Manages and provides confidential counseling and expertise to those who feel they have experienced unlawful treatment based on University programs and activities.
  • Performs other related work as needed.
    Minimum Qualifications
    -Education:Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.---
    Work Experience:Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 7+ years of work experience in a related job discipline.---
    Certifications:---Preferred Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree.Experience:
      • A minimum of seven years of relevant experience in a hospital, academic medical center, or other large, complex corporate organization.
      • Previous experience in a hospital, physician's office, or compliance setting.Licenses and Certifications:
        • Coding certification.
        • Certification in Healthcare Compliance or willingness to obtain certification within 1 year of starting the position.Technical Skills or Knowledge:
          • Strong computer skills including the ability to effectively use software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, and Internet Explorer.
          • Demonstrated analytical skills sufficient to produce reports and graphs related to the progress and success of the compliance program.Preferred Competencies
            • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of compliance concepts, such as Fraud Waste and Abuse, Conflicts of interest, CMS Teaching Physician Rules, revenue cycle, coding, and documentation requirements.
            • Ability to communicate rules and information to staff at all levels confidently.
            • Knowledge of state, federal, local, and payer-specific regulations and policies pertaining to documentation, coding, and revenue cycle.
            • Knowledge of government hospital and professional services reimbursement systems (OPPS, IPPS, PFS).
            • Demonstrated capacity to work independently in an organized, detailed manner while maintaining a collaborative team environment.
            • Established ability to promote productive teamwork within a group.
            • Confirmed ability to successfully lead projects from inception to launch and evaluate ongoing results.
            • Established skills in managing multiple projects while responding to shifting priorities and meeting changing deadlines in a positive manner.
            • Demonstrated capacity to work independently in an organized, detailed manner while maintaining a collaborative team environment.
            • Strong project management skills.
            • Attention to detail and ability to lead/motivate.
            • Ability to think abstractly and concretely.
            • Ability to develop reports, presentations, and spreadsheets.
            • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
            • Experience in handling complex organizational projects.
            • Excellent problem identification and solution skill to address difficult, complex issues.
            • Demonstrated understanding and ability to apply coding principles.Application Documents
              • Resume (required)
              • Cover Letter (preferred)
                When applying, the document(s) MUST -be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.
                Job Family
                -Legal & Regulatory Affairs
                Role Impact
                -People Manager
                FLSA Status
                Pay Frequency
                Scheduled Weekly Hours
                Benefits Eligible
                Drug Test Required
                Health Screen Required
                Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required
                Posting Statement
                - Employees must comply with the University's COVID-19 vaccination requirements. More information about the requirements can be found on the University of Chicago Vaccination GoForward .

                The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination. Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form. We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages a diversity of perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. All offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes a review of conviction history.A conviction does not automatically preclude University employment.Rather, the University considers conviction information on a case-by-case basis and assesses the nature of the offense, the circumstances surrounding it, the proximity in time of the conviction, and its relevance to the position. The University of Chicago's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at: - . -Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637. Similar Jobs (1) Senior Director, Compliance Audit Services locations Chicago, IL time type Full time posted on Posted Yesterday About Us The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world.We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government. To learn more about the university click here

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