Reporting to the President & CEO, with direct access to the board of trustees, this position is responsible for developing, overseeing and monitoring the organization’s Compliance and Quality Program. The ideal candidate must have an executive presence but be approachable, curious by nature, have an investigative focus and the confidence to navigate complex situations, address difficult matters, communicate clearly and pursue difficult issues with resourcefulness, optimism and clarity.Must possesses specific knowledge related to Hospice and Palliative Medicare Conditions of Participation, CAHPS/HIS data, HIPAA regulations, Quality Assurance, Performance Improvement Programs and OIG compliance program structure.The organization is Joint Commission accredited and is working towards achieving the Malcom Baldrige award; both initiatives are under the auspices of this position.
Education and Experience:
Minimum of 7 years of experience in the health care industry.
Bachelor degree required. Master’s degree in healthcare or related field preferred.
Experience in strategic planning, employee development, program development, budgeting, quality assurance/performance improvement as well as regulatory compliance.
Demonstrated knowledge of pertinent state and federal regulations as well as Joint Commission requirements.
Strong computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office application and electronic medical records.
Detailed understanding of government requirements/guidance for health care compliance programs.
Familiarity with Medicare and Medicaid program requirements and federal fraud and abuse laws (e.g., False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, etc.).
Experience with regulatory issues and face-to-face contact with staff of regulatory agencies.
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada preferred, but not required.
Must be able to obtain CHC (Certified in Healthcare Compliance) certification within 1 year of hire.
Nathan Adelson Hospice is a nonprofit organization founded in 1978 with the mission to provide patients and their loved ones with comprehensive end-of-life care and influence better care for all in our community. We honor the importance of choice and control for those who are ill, so they may define for themselves the most comfortable and dignified manner in which to live. Nathan Adelson Hospice ...is the hospice of choice, employer of preference, training center of excellence and the community’s trusted partner for comprehensive end-of-life care. It is our vision that no one ends the journey of life alone, afraid or in pain.