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Facility Quality, Compliance and Privacy Officer (Behavioral Health)

Facility Quality, Compliance and Privacy Officer (Behavioral Health)

Job ID 
2017-2168
# of Openings 
1
Hospital/Program 
WellBridge Healthcare - Dallas / Fort Worth
Position Category 
Executive / Program Administration

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Overview

The Facility Officer is responsible for managing the implementation of the compliance and privacy program and overseeing the operation of that function in one or more assigned facilities.  Conducts and implements annual compliance work plans, systems, processes and policies designed to ensure compliance with Federal healthcare and accreditation program requirements.

Reports To:   Dual reporting relationship to the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer and Vice President of Quality

Responsibilities include:

  • Advises on issues concerning quality, compliance, including developing and implementing controls designed to ensure compliance with federal, state and accrediting body procedures.
  • Identifies facility risk areas through the performance of proactive auditing and monitoring of patient encounters, medical record documentation and quality metrics.
  • Independently investigations or supervises the investigation of compliance concerns raised through facility ethics/hotline or other reporting mechanisms
  • Oversees risk management, subpoena management and open litigation functions, working in collaboration with facility leadership and legal counsel.

 

Position oversees facilities in the Dallas / Fort Worth area. 

Requirements/Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • RN licensed in Texas.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field. Master’s preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in healthcare compliance, preferably in behavioral health.
  • Experience in conducting investigations and auditing. 
  • In-depth knowledge of healthcare compliance and privacy laws, regulations and guidance.

Hospital/Program Description

WellBridge Healthcare is a system of free standing psychiatric hospitals in Texas that specialize in Geriatric Behavioral Health.  West Fort Worth and Plano locations offer 48 bed inpatient units and adult outpatient services.   The San Marcos facility has 24 inpatient beds and adult outpatient services.

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