The Regulatory Affairs Officer provides regulatory guidance and responses, facilitates compliance with state and federal rules, regulations, licensing, and accreditation requirements, and supports the quality of Direct Care and Treatment programs across Minnesota. As the subject matter expert, the Regulatory Affairs Officer coordinates, directs and ensures compliance to all regulatory standards as applicable to healthcare service delivery organizations. The Regulatory Affairs Officer uses various forms of analysis in order to identify opportunities to implement changes that result in successfully complying with all applicable requirements, laws and regulations.
In order to mobilize action and achieve organizational goals, the Regulatory Affairs Officer consults with a wide-range of stakeholders at all levels of the organization including administrators, physicians, nurses and other health care professionals. Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential to create written materials and present information succinctly.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
Coordinate and advise on the development, implementation and support of ongoing compliance assessment, research and data analysis including root cause analyses, proactive analysis and surveys
Function as a coordinator, advisor and resource to peers, administrators and leadership on all applicable rules, regulations, and licensing and accreditation requirements in order to implement and apply actions needed to sustain or improve compliance
Participate in continuous learning opportunities including training opportunities, education seminars, quality assurance activities and literature review to keep current on regulatory compliance best practices
Three years of experience with The Joint Commission or other accreditation and survey processes such as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) or the Joint Commission (JC) monitoring compliance with quality and accreditation requirements
Note: Bachelors degree or higher in healthcare and related fields may substitute for one year of experience
Juris Doctor or Doctor of Law Degree
Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) or Certified Corporate and Ethics Professional (CCEP)
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that you clearly describe your experience in the areas listed above.
REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE
! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.
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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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Job Title: Regulatory Affairs Officer/Agency Policy Specialist
Location:* St. Paul
Job ID:* 26490
Full/Part Time:* Full-Time
Who May Apply:* Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted:* 09/06/2018
Closing Date: 09/19/2018
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Department of Human Services
Hiring Agency:* Department of Human Services
Division/Unit:* Direct Care & Treatment Services/Support Services
Work Shift:* Day Shift
Work Hours:* Day Shift
Work Shift/Work Hours:* Day Shift
Days of Work:* Monday
Salary Range: $28.15 - $41.76 /hourly; $58,777 - $87,195 /annually
Job Class Option:* None
Classified Status:* Classified
Job Class:* Agency Policy Specialist
Working Title:* Regulatory Affairs Officer
State Of Minnesota