The USPI Compliance Officer, West Region reports directly to the Senior Director, Compliance Lead ï¿½ West Region.
Reporting to the USPI Compliance Officer may be other functions such as contract management or other support staff.
As a leader in healthcare, USPI and Tenet are committed to providing the best possible care to every patient, with a clear focus on quality and service. Strong leadership is essential to delivering on this commitment, and we believe that the quality of our leaders can give us a significant long-term competitive advantage. We want to ensure every current and future leader in Tenet is successful, and we support that through our selection and hiring process and by providing coaching and training to our leaders.
USPI CO Responsibilities
The USPI Compliance Officer (CO), West Region has responsibility for managing the implementation of Tenetï¿½s Ethics and Compliance Program for his/her assigned facilities within the West Region.
The USPI Compliance Officer's general duties and responsibilities encompass implementing Tenet's systems, processes and policies designed to ensure compliance with Federal healthcare program requirements and Tenetï¿½s Quality, Compliance and Ethics Program Charter. The Compliance Officer will serve as a member of the facilityï¿½s executive team and will serve as a resource to facility leadership, employees and medical staff related to compliance requirements.
Among the specific responsibilities and activities of the USPI Compliance Officer are the following:
Advise region, market and facility leadership on issues concerning compliance and ethics matters including recommending controls designed to ensure compliance within the assigned market.
Work collaboratively with Administrators and region, market and facility leadership in compliance and ethics program development and implementation within the market.
Establish effective working relationships and build credibility within the region, market and facilities to support a culture of ethics and compliance.
Interface directly with Administrators, and region, market and facility leadership, and employees to serve as a sounding board for their concerns about ethics and compliance matters.
Oversee the implementation of USPI's education and training program that focuses on the requirements of the Quality, Compliance and Ethics Charter and the USPI's ethics and compliance program to ensure that all employees, contractors, and physicians within the region are knowledgeable of Federal healthcare program requirements and the requirements of the Ethics and Compliance program as required to perform their respective roles.
Ensure distribution of compliance and ethics policies and procedures and Tenetï¿½s Standards of Conduct within the West Region.
Coordinate with USPI/Tenet counsel to facilitate communication between the Compliance and Ethics Department and Law Department on legal and compliance matters.
Identify region, market and facility risk areas and assist in developing auditing, monitoring and oversight processes related to identified risks.
Oversee the implementation of corrective actions and monitoring in response to identified issues and audits.
Develop monitoring systems and processes for compliance and ethics issues in the region.
Implement procedures that encourage facility employees, region and market leadership, contractors, and physicians to report suspected fraud or other improprieties without the fear of retaliation.
Work collaboratively with corporate personnel to resolve all compliance issues identified.
Implement USPI's compliance work plan and initiatives and systems to prevent compliance issues from arising within the facility.
Report to Market leadership on compliance matters on a routine basis.
Act as a consultative resource on compliance and ethics matters.
Participate in the completion of the Compliance Annual Report.
A competitive compensation program will be tailored to the selected candidate. Base salary will be supplemented by a performance bonus and comprehensive, well-rounded benefits program, which includes relocation assistance. The performance bonus is based on the performance of Tenet as reflected in its Balanced Scorecard rather than the performance of the Hospital.
Approximately 25 percent. It is expected that the USPI Compliance Officer will be active in a healthcare compliance association.
Strong preference for at least two years of experience in the healthcare compliance matters, preferably for a large, multi-faceted healthcare company.
The successful candidate will be recognized for demonstrated knowledge in compliance process improvement and the requirements of Federal healthcare programs. Other success factors include past clinical, legal, auditing or other compliance experience.
Clear, concise and persuasive writing and presentation skills.
Strong organizational skills and an orientation to deadlines and detail.
Effective leadership and management skills; capable of maximizing and coordinating the talents of all team members.
Ability to respond well under pressure.
Skills in use of information systems, databases, Excel and Microsoft Word.
Enjoys working as a member of a cohesive team, and is good at doing so.
Well-developed communications and consensus building skills
Strong communication, presentation and consensus-building skills.
Personal and Professional Characteristics
An energetic, results-oriented individual, not content with the status quo. A doer more than a talker.
A leader who will inspire confidence and establish a sense of common direction and vision.
An individual with high personal and professional integrity. A highly principled and sincere individual.
Sensitive to the proper concerns of the staff, but able to appropriately balance these concerns with the overall institutional goals.
Highly articulate with the ability to communicate effectively and credibly in both oral and written context.
A team player and a good listener who truly values the input of others and their contributions, and positively responds to such input.
One who accepts delegation and is able to make decisions.
Coach, mentor, and supporter.
Diligent about follow-through, thorough and well-prepared.
Committed to the highest quality of patient care. Innovative and creative.
Sense of humor. A good sense of humor responds to the flow of conversation in ways that are creative and entertaining, not abusive or offensive. A good sense of humor also means you can see things from different sides, from different angles, and in different ways.
A Bachelorï¿½s degree is required, and a Masterï¿½s degree is preferred.
Job: Executive Search
Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Facility: Tenet Executive Search
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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About Tenet Executive Search
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.