Corp Responsibility Consult Physician Administraton FT Days
Req #: 18000938
Location: Tampa, FL
Job Category: Compliance
Organization: Florida Hospital Physician Group
Potential Referral Bonus: $
Florida Hospital Physician Group
Florida Hospital Physician Group (FHPG) is the Tampa Bay area’s premier, multi-specialty physician group, dedicated to improving the health and wellness of local communities throughout West Central Florida. With more than 100 physicians and providers representing over 25 medical specialties in 40+ locations, we have a broad range of medical and surgical specialties to meet patients’ needs.
Our neighborhood physician practices are conveniently located throughout Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. Our physicians provide care at their 40+ practices as well as five Florida Hospitals located in Carrollwood, North Pinellas, Tampa, Wesley Chapel and Zephyrhills.
Backed by Florida Hospital, one of the country’s largest not-for-profit health care providers with 22 hospitals in the state of Florida and more than a century of experience in health care, Florida Hospital Physician Group is expanding and transforming all aspects of health care with innovative advancements and leading edge technology. Our heritage of a unique, whole-person health approach to care – achieving wellness of the mind, body and spirit for our patients – is shared by our Florida Hospital Physician Group partners.
You will be responsible for:
- Demonstrates through behavior FHPG’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork
- Works as necessary with Corporate Responsibility Officer (CRO) to provide input on the implementation and on-going review of policies and procedures, as well as assistance with implementation of these policies and procedures within the physician practices to ensure compliance with AHS Corporate policies.
- Works with CRO in receiving, responding to, tracking, and documenting incidents reported by patients, employees, business associates, and others regarding FHPG’s compliance and privacy practices. The Compliance Consultant will also conduct thorough and timely investigations of complaints against FHPG related to compliance and assess the viability and severity of the complaints. The Corporate Responsibility Consultant assists the FHPG CRO, legal counsel, Human Resources department, Risk Management department, and other appropriate individuals and offices to implement corrective action to mitigate effects of noncompliant behavior and activities, and documents such actions.
- Assists in performing ongoing risk assessments of policies, procedures, training programs, etc.; analyzes whether there are any gaps; and helps to determine timeframes and resources necessary to address any gaps.
- Assists the FHPG CRO, legal counsel, management, key departments and committees to ensure the organization maintains appropriate forms, information notices and materials demonstrating compliance with requirements as prescribed by state and federal laws.
- Assists in conducting training and education programs for corporate responsibility to all employees, volunteers, medical and professional staff, board members, and other appropriate parties. Assists in training others to conduct physician practice and departmental workforce training in corporate responsibility policies. Assists in communication efforts to ensure all members of FHPG’s workforce are informed when policies and procedures are changed or updated. Helps to facilitate and promote activities to foster information deployment and corporate responsibility awareness within FHPG and its related entities. Assists in maintaining documentation that all required training has occurred in a timely manner.
- Assists in evaluating adherence to FHPG’s corporate responsibility policies and procedures by workforce members. Assists in conducting ongoing corporate responsibility monitoring activities and operational assessment functions.
- In coordination with the CRO, monitors employees’ access to patient information, based on the AHS and FHPG Monitoring and Auditing Plan and as required by law.
- In coordination with the CRO, works cooperatively with other applicable units within the organization to oversee the rights of patients to inspect, amend and restrict access to protected health information as appropriate and as required by federal and state laws.
- Assists in coordinating the identification of business associates that receive PHI and reviews existing contracts as needed with these entities for compliance with HIPAA. As needed, reviews and evaluates proposed business contracts and other documents to identify and correct potential conflicts between FHPG’s privacy policies and procedures and applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
- Cooperates with the Department of Health and Human Services, the Office for Civil Rights, other legal entities, and organization officers in any corporate responsibility or privacy reviews or investigations.
- Regularly attends and participates in meetings of FHPG committees and professional organizations regarding compliance and privacy issues.
- Assists in the completion, review, and analysis of results of audits and monitoring activities, and prepares reports detailing the findings. Assists FHPG departments in development of corrective action plans resulting from auditing and monitoring activities.
- Participates in corporate responsibility performance improvement projects.
- Assumes responsibility for professional growth and development. Attends educational offerings to remain current in area of expertise.
What will you need:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
- Advanced knowledge of healthcare compliance issues and physician practice operations
- Investigation and Auditing Skills
- Exceptional communication skills
- Exceptional writing skills
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
- Bachelor's degree in business, healthcare, or related field;
- Minimum of three years documented work experience in healthcare compliance
- Experience managing health care compliance program projects
- Experience working with coding audits and coding related investigations
- Experience delivering presentations to leadership
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
- Five years of experience in healthcare compliance, ethics, patient privacy, auditing,
regulatory affairs, law, or a combination thereof
- Two years of experience in a healthcare management position
- Masters Degree in related area
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
- Certified Coder or CHC (Health Care Compliance Association Certification)