The position is responsible for providing project leadership on Corporate Compliance Office initiatives, managing the Corporate Disclosure Program, and providing support to other compliance activities. Compliance services are provided to all entities within GHS. The results of the compliance activities are reported to both the Compliance Committee of the Foundation Board and the Holy Spirit Board. This reporting includes the status of the annual compliance work plan, prospective monitoring trends, and open compliance issues.
A major portion of this position is to assess the significant risks (regulatory and operational) present in the GHS entities and to develop strategies to mitigate those risks. The role is responsible for investigating reports of alleged non-compliance, as deemed necessary, to final resolution. The position develops necessary education plans and materials for general education programs and delivers presentations both in person and using online formats.
The position reports directly to the GHS Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer and assists others in the Corporate Ethics and Compliance Office as needed. The role also directs compliance program investigations and manages communication with those who report concerns.
The role includes routine inter-facility commuting and may be called upon to perform critical assignments or projects outside of Danville because of their advanced knowledge and experience.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates sound judgment, discretion and ability to handle sensitive information appropriately. Experience using or accessing confidential materials including patient records, diagnoses, employee records, performance evaluations, time sheets, e-mails, financial data, and strategic information.
Demonstrates computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (i.e. Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint), computer applications, graphics and database management.
Demonstrates proficient knowledge of word processing programs to produce complex documents (i.e. multi-column newsletters, pamphlets), spreadsheet programs to write basis programs (i.e. tables, look-ups), and other software programs to maintain data and create custom reports.
Demonstrates familiarity with compliance software and risk management software programs.
Demonstrates basic math skills for data analysis.
Demonstrates the ability to work with individuals inside the organization on compliance concerns and/or performance of reviews and audits.
Demonstrates strong research and analytical abilities to process information and arrive at problem resolution.
Proven communication and negotiation skills to assist in reaching appropriate resolution.
Demonstrates above average ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Demonstrated strong presentation skills.
Demonstrates established project management and time management skills with demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities while focusing on deadline, detail, accuracy and organization.
Knowledge of current external events, i.e. legislation, trends, litigation, etc.
Demonstrate strong people skills and effective interpersonal relationships.
Willingness to address difficult compliance and audit issues.
Ability to effectively call on expertise across Geisinger Health System to address issues and concerns.
Ability to be a resource to Geisinger Health System with specific questions relating to regulations, compliance concerns, or audit programs.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, HealthCare Administration, Finance, or a related field required.
Minimum of six years’ experience in health care, corporate compliance, and/or internal auditing required.
Significant experience at an integrated system of equivalent size or complexity to GHS, or to have worked in a compliance office in some other industry.
Experience in training other employees and/or physicians preferred.
Valid driver's license with access to a vehicle.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in an office environment.
While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Work involves routine travel to other Geisinger Health System locations.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. * Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.