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Texas Health Resources Program Director, Compliance and Privacy in Frisco, Texas

Texas Health Resources seeks to hire a Program Director, Compliance and Privacy to work full time in their Administration Services Department.

This position will split time at Texas Health Frisco and Texas Health Resources System Services. The address for Texas Health Frisco is 12400 Dallas Parkway, Frisco, TX 75033. The address for Texas Health Resources System Services is 612 East Lamar Blvd., Arlington, TX 76011.

Salary range is Minimum $39.81/hr. to Maximum $60.39/hr. – based on relevant experience

Work Schedule:

  • Full Time; 1 st Shift

Job Description:

Organization and Oversight

  • Oversee, lead and administer the hospital compliance and privacy programs consistent with THR policies.

  • Serve as Chair for Entity Compliance Committee and Privacy Committee for assigned entities.

Communication and Training:

  • Communicate the importance of compliance and compliance program to senior management, the hospital Board of Trustees, the entity compliance committee, and hospital employees.

  • Increase knowledge of the relationship between services provided to patients, medical record documentation, reimbursement, and audit liability, and other pertinent compliance topics.

  • Develop and/or implement education programs addressing compliance and privacy.

  • Work in cooperation with Central Business Office and the THR Billing Compliance Committee on matters related to the hospital Chargemaster, billing and/or charging matters.

  • Maintain specific knowledge and skills related to the THR Code of Business Ethics necessary to answering questions and providing guidance to hospital personnel on business ethics questions or concerns.

  • Work in coordination with the THR Privacy Officer as needed to carry out privacy initiatives and activities.

  • Lead hospital department leaders and staff in coordination of efforts pertaining to audits and/or compliance-related matters and topics.

  • Motivate staff to use a variety of mediums and facilitate an atmosphere of teamwork and common goal achievement

Policies, Procedures, and Standards

  • Oversee the application of THR System Compliance policies.

  • Oversee the application of THR Privacy Program policies taking appropriate steps to mitigate damage from breach of privacy policies and practices, when necessary.

  • Identify and assess areas of compliance and privacy-related risk and related internal controls for these risk areas.

Monitoring, Auditing, and Enforcement

  • Oversee entity compliance and privacy monitoring and auditing activities and coordinate as needed with THR System Compliance staff.

  • Communicate audit/monitoring findings.

  • Monitor the day-to-day activities of the hospitals to further its compliance objectives. Conduct and oversee investigations as appropriate.

  • Coordinate investigations with legal counsel and THR System Compliance Officer for major violations of law or policy.

  • Oversee and follow-up, as applicable, implement corrective actions to investigations and other issues generated by the compliance and privacy programs.

System Compliance

  • Oversee and manage system compliance program projects as assigned

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • 5 years’ experience in increasingly responsible positions in a multi-hospital environment including experience in compliance and health information privacy regulations, policies and processes. Understanding of revenue cycle and reimbursement for federally funded programs and private payers required.

  • Prior compliance officer and/or privacy officer experience required

License and Certification:

  • CHC - Certified in Healthcare Compliance upon hire preferred

  • CHC – Certified in Healthcare Compliance required within 12 months of hire

Skills:

  • Knowledge of industry standards Medicare/Medicaid

  • Regulatory standards for affected area of responsibility

  • Knowledge of continuous improvement and change management

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.

Texas Health has 25 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system. It has more than 3,800 licensed beds, more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures and counts more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals.

At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries. We invite you to join us in furthering your career through our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Texas Health Highlights:

  • 2019 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (5th year in a row)

  • 2018 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4th year in a row)

  • Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor (2018 and 2019)

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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