Director Integrity, Compliance & Privacy at Mercy Medical in Sioux City, Iowa

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Full time


Your best life. Our one purpose.

At MercyOne Siouxland, we work continuously to inspire one another and are dedicated to do what is right. Our colleagues are proud to go the extra mile.

What we offer:

We care about your wellbeing, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:

  • Wellness programs

  • Education reimbursement

  • Personalized health insurance plans including dental and vision

  • Paid time off

  • Long- and short-term leave

  • Retirement planning

  • Life insurance coverage

About the job:

Under general supervision, the Director of Integrity, Compliance & Privacy is responsible for providing leadership, direction and support in the development and implementation of the Integrity & Compliance, Privacy Program, an ethics and compliance program for the Western Iowa Region and its owned organizations. The Officer ensures the Program meets recognized standards for effective health care compliance programs as established by regulatory authorities.

What you will do:

  • Provides leadership and direction and participates in the development and implementation of the MercyOne Siouxland's Integrity & Compliance, Privacy Program ensuring the program is designed and administered to meet recognized standards for effective health care compliance programs such as CMS and DHHS-OIG. Customizes systems, resources and tools provided by MercyOne, as appropriate, for the operations of MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center and its owned organizations.

  • Is responsible for the operation of the MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center's Integrity & Compliance, Privacy Program and its owned organizations.

  • Continually assesses the Integrity & Compliance, Privacy Program to ensure it meets standards for effective health care compliance programs as established by federal regulators. Maintains appropriate files and records to document the effectiveness of the Integrity & Compliance, Privacy Program activities.

  • Works in partnership with the MercyOne System Office VP of Integrity & Compliance/Privacy to establish policies and procedures to address areas of significant legal, regulatory or other compliance risks impacting operations.

  • Ensures periodic risk assessments are performed to identify and assess potential areas of legal, regulatory and business ethics risks impacting operations.

  • Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws/regulations; the MercyOne Compliance Program, Code of Conduct; as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.

  • Serves as the Compliance Official and is responsible for coordination, oversight and support of Integrity & Compliance, Privacy Program activities at the MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center and its owned organizations.

  • Serves as the Privacy Official and is responsible for coordination, oversight and support of Integrity & Compliance, Privacy Program activities in the MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center and owned organizations.

  • Serves as the Privacy Official and is a member of the IRB (Internal Review Board).

  • Chairs the MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center's Integrity & Compliance Committee and ensures these committees meet regularly with appropriate representation and participation of management.

  • Provides support to Local Integrity Officials (LIO) appointed by the Chief Executive Officers of organizations owned by the MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center. The LIOs will have primary responsibility for local implementation and operation of the Integrity Program in their organizations. Works with the organization leaders in the selection and training of appointed LIOs.

  • Participates as a member of MercyOne's System Services Integrity & Compliance, Privacy meetings that are designed to allow input and feedback to MercyOne leadership on the design and operating effectiveness of the Integrity & Compliance, Privacy Program.

  • Provides leadership to the MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center in accordance with policies and program standards. Serves as a resource to colleagues, medical staff and others on compliance related topics and issues.

  • Ensures MercyOne standards of conduct and policies and procedures are established to support the operations of the Integrity & Compliance, Privacy Program. Utilizes MercyOne Standards of Conduct, tools and templates and modifies, as appropriate, to meet the operating needs of the MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center.

What we are looking for:

  • Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

    Bachelor's degree in Hospital Administration, Finance, Law, Accounting, Health Information Management, Nursing and or Business

  • Requires a minimum of five to seven years' related experience in a health care setting.

  • Certification in Compliance and Privacy (Health Care Compliance Association) required within one year of hire.

  • Experience (required and preferred):

    Five or more years of experience in health care Compliance /Privacy are required in a hospital and clinic setting.

    Leadership experience in Compliance/Privacy is preferred.

    Must have the ability to work effectively in a large, geographically diverse system.

    Possesses a strong working knowledge and understanding of the health care industry regulatory environment, particularly laws and regulations pertaining to participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, fraud and abuse laws, and regulatory compliance programs. Knowledge and understanding of the revenue stream in a healthcare environment.

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be effective in presenting information to different audiences including senior management, governance, medical staff and associates.

  • Possesses analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to develop and implement policies, procedures, budgets and prepare special reports and analyses.

Why MercyOne Siouxland?

MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is a 238-bed regional center that provides residents in a 33-county tri-state region an entire continuum of preventive, primary, acute and tertiary healthcare services. MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is home to the only Level II trauma center in western Iowa - one of only four trauma care facilities in the state to receive verification from the American College of Surgeons - and MercyOne Air Med, a regional helicopter ambulance service.

About MercyOne and Trinity Health

We are MercyOne: a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping you and your community live your best life.

More than 20,000 colleagues strong, our care providers and staff make your health and happiness their highest priority, so you can get well-and stay well. With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond.

MercyOne Siouxland is a proud member of Trinity Health, one of the nation's largest Catholic healthcare delivery systems, our network spans 22 states, 94 hospitals and 133,000 colleagues nationwide.

About Siouxland

The tri-state region, referred to as Siouxland, is highlighted by safe and friendly communities, excellent schools and a mix of peaceful rural areas and vibrant city atmosphere where Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota meet at the Missouri River.

Situated in the heart of Downtown Sioux City, MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is also well positioned for urban living in any of the newly renovated apartment, downtown loft, or townhome living options. The downtown also features a historic district with excellent restaurants and social spots and you'll just be steps away from the beautifully-renovated Warrior Hotel for dinner and the gorgeous Orpheum Theatre for entertainment.

The MercyOne Mission Defines Us:

MercyOne serves with fidelity to the Gospel as a compassionate, healing ministry of Jesus Christ to transform the health of our communities.

Our timeless values guide us:

  • Reverence

  • Integrity

  • Commitment to the Poor

  • Compassion

  • Excellence

  • Justice

  • Stewardship

MercyOne Cultural Beliefs Direct Us:

  • Be ONE: I benefit from and strengthen MercyOne.

  • Personalize Care: Your experience. My responsibility.

  • Own It!: I own my actions to deliver our key results.

  • Improve Daily: I make improvements every day for those we serve including each other.

  • Innovate: I imagine and embrace bold new ideas to revolutionize health.

MercyOne Siouxland and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.