Job Description

The Compliance Coordinator will provide knowledgeable guidance to ensure that all services and supports are provided in ways that meet the standards as outlined within State contracts and CMS mandates.  This position will act as the central point of contact for RISE staff and its community partners. The incumbent will have expertise in the primary areas impacted by the CMS Rules and will oversee and assist RISE with meeting all matters of operation’s compliance and regulation expectations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:               

  • Prepare schedules and timetables for the inspection of management practices
  • Conduct periodic assessment of an organization’s operations to ensure they are in line with external and internal regulations
  • Develop and implement strategies necessary for minimizing the risk of non-compliance
  • Produce and interpret reports of inspection to provide information useful in making appropriate business decisions
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of specialized and general business policies in order to effectively manage risks
  • Monitor compliance risk controls to identify deviations and proffer recommendations on management of compliance issues
  • Elaborate policy details to company management to provide insight and understanding of set laws
  • Correct and address issues of non-compliance in a manner that limits recurrence and promotes adherence to set rules
  • Organize training programs to enlighten company staff on the benefits and consequences associated with either complying or defying external or internal regulations
  • Liaise with relevant authorities and professionals to analyze and develop standards for compliance
  • Conduct amendment of policies as part strategies for minimizing compliance risks
  • Prepare for external compliance audits by carrying out internal audits to ensure all regulatory requirements are maintained
  • Attend educational programs and conferences to stay up-to-date on regulatory developments.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Experience working with individuals with a disability
  • Knowledge and experience in business, supervision and management
  • Knowledge and experience with quality improvement
  • Experience interpreting state and federal regulations; policy experience in areas of Medicaid
  • Ability to analyze data and utilize computer software 

Travel

  • 20 % or more 

Work Authorization and Clearance

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check, drug test and driving record check