Sr Complince Privacy Spec Job

Children's Health - General Careers

Job Number: 52898

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 10-23-2017


Position Summary

Assists with and coordinates various special projects and initiatives related to Children’s Research Compliance Program activities. Contributes to departmental goals by providing support necessary to investigate and resolve research compliance issues Contributes to organizational objectives by ensuring hospital personnel comply with policies, procedures and regulatory requirements. May Assist in the Annual Compliance Risk Assessment and development of the resulting Compliance Work Plan.

Job Specific Responsibilities

Conducts preliminary investigative work regarding information reported on matters of alleged non-compliance, and/or complaints related to Research. This will also include scheduling meetings and interviews and obtaining documentation necessary for the investigation process

Tracks and documents internal/external reports of alleged non-compliance in regards to compliance and/or research, regulations, and policies. This entails documenting the details of the initial call or complaint, sometimes directly from the source, into a designated “Incident/Event Tracking Database”

Creates and maintains documentation related to various investigations, improvement and action plans, audits and reviews conducted by the department, and responses and actions taken in regards to patient or employee reports of potential non-compliance with Children's policies related to research.

Mat assist in the development and coordination of general research compliance activities. This may include preparing educational materials for large scale educational seminars (i.e., physician/medical staff training, leadership training) and smaller, informal sessions (i.e., brown bag/staff meeting training sessions). Additionally, this position will assist in drafting articles for the compliance newsletters and other organizational publications as needed

Assist the compliance office team with the implementation of Research Compliance policies at Children’s. Includes participating on workgroups, task groups, tracking milestones of implementation

Researches the regulations of CMS, Medicare/Medicaid intermediaries, and/or the Office of Inspector General, regarding existing and emerging research billing compliance requirements.

Writes initial drafts of various reports to senior management, including, but not limited to reports to the Board of Directors, SLT, Directors Council. Prepares materials/handouts for various compliance and research workgroups or meetings.

May serve a major support role in the development and implementation of the Annual Compliance Risk Assessment and the resulting Annual Compliance Work Plan.


7 years' experience in hospital environment, with a minimum of 3 years in a regulatory compliance and/or legal environment


Required: Four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.

Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.

Ensure that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; craft and implement service practices that meet customers' and own organization's needs.

Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.

Identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions; use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.

Take prompt action to accomplish objectives; take action to achieve goals beyond what is required; be proactive.

Deal effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.

Effectively manage one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

Accomplish tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.

Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

Assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner.

Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.

Licenses and Certifications

Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC)

Physical Demands

Sedentary - Exerting up to 10lbs. occasionally or negligible weights frequently; sitting most of the time.

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