Utah State University

Compliance Coordinator

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 week ago(6/30/2020 1:09 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-2754
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Administrative/Clerical
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Exempt
College
E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Department
Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center
Advertised Salary
Commensurate based on experience, plus excellent benefits

Overview

Compliance coordinator supports the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services privacy and security needs specifically in healthcare, Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA), HITECH, and associated privacy and security regulations.

 

The compliance coordinator will report to the SCCE Privacy & Security Officer.

Responsibilities

  1. Performs a supporting role in identifying processes and programs requiring changes in order to maintain compliance with laws and industry regulations.
  2. Assists in defining improvements for process compliance, identifying processes that are out of compliance, and implementing changes that will resolve any issues. 
  3. Serves as a liaison between administration and students, faculty, staff, of the college to help train and mentor on policies and procedures.  
  4. Collects and analyzes data relating to compliance and security; prepare reports; and maintains program records and statistical information. 
  5. Ensures completion of clerical and administrative compliance tasks, including creating and editing compliance correspondence and reports.
  6. Coordinates access to training and software systems.
  7. Coordinates access approvals to the SCCE building.
  8. Maintains records of training completed by workforce members within the Health Care Components.
  9. Authorizes, coordinates and documents credentialing and de-credentialing of workforce into ePHI systems.
  10. Maintains records of access to ePHI systems as well as physical access to Health Care Components.
  11. Assists with the college risk assessments.
  12. Assists with incident investigations.  Develops and prepares reports of factual observations, findings and recommendations designed to improve compliance.
  13. Maintains current knowledge of health care relevant legislation and standards for the protection of health information and patient privacy
  14. As designated, cooperates with U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of Civil Rights, other Federal or State Agencies, Insurance Agencies as needed in any compliance reviews or investigations.
  15. Participates in work projects and committees applicable to Compliance, Privacy and Data Security.
  16. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area or an equivalent combination of experience in administration, billing, or compliance.
  2. Experienced in using Microsoft Office including excel and word. Ability to develop spreadsheets to organize, track, and analyze large data sets. Ability to coordinate and organize data and research.  Ability to maintain strong attention to detail.
  3. Experienced in managing multiple responsibilities and deadlines. Ability to organize work responsibilities and self-assess personal performance against target objectives.  
  4. Ability to engage in clear and professional communication to a diverse population, both verbally and through writing with the ability to relay technical information in an approachable and supportive manner.
  5. Ability to research regulations and situations to provide accurate data so administrators can make procedural decisions and judgments.
  6. Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in compliance to policies and procedures. Ability to maintain high levels of integrity and ethics to perform duties in accordance to professional standards.
  7. Ability to work cohesively in a team-based environment and ability to provide high-level customer service.
  8. Proactive in suggesting solutions to resolve issues and set up processes.
  9. Job offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. 

Preferred Qualifications 

  1. Two years of experience in a related field. 
  2. Knowledge of HIPAA and other healthcare regulations.
  3. Experience working in a medical environment.
  4. Experience working in higher education.
  5. Knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid standards. 
  6. Experience with encrypted email platforms, such as Virtru.
  7. Knowledge of statistics to analyze data.
  8. Experience in developing and writing policies and procedures.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

 

1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover Letter addressing how the applicant meets minimum qualifications to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate based on experience, plus excellent benefits

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

SCCE Highlights

This center is the first of its kind in the Mountain West, providing comprehensive clinical services across the human lifespan. The integration of academic, research, and clinical service spaces is unmatched, as USU students work with faculty who engage in clinical practice and perform cutting-edge research.

 

College Highlights

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services is committed to quality teaching, outreach and research. It is home to eight departments. Graduate and undergraduate programs are strengthened by an on-campus elementary school and three stand-alone centers. These offer services to the community and provide students with real-world service and research opportunities. Additional community services are provided by the individual departments. 

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visithttps://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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