Senior Compliance Specialist/Analyst

Southern Nevada Health District Las Vegas , NV 89134

Posted 2 months ago

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To assist with development, implementation, management, evaluation, and performance of the Health District's Compliance Program.

This recruitment will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applicants have been identified and may close at any time once that number has been reached.

Examples of Essential Responsibilities and Duties:This class specification lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills. The duties listed below are intended as illustrations of various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Develop, implement, and manage the Health District's Compliance Program.

  • Plan and conduct compliance monitoring

  • Prepare reports and make recommendations for corrective action to management and the Board of Health

  • Investigate compliance-related employee questions and concerns

  • Develop and provide appropriate Health District-wide training programs on compliance issues throughout the Health District, including programs for new hire orientation, compliance, internal control issues, anti-fraud, and other programs as necessary.

  • Review and develop policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory, accreditation, and internal standards.

  • Assist in the formulation, review, and revision of written policies, procedures, and guidelines designed to address management and administrative processes and compliance issues.

  • Ensure appropriate standards, practices, and internal controls, including a code of conduct, are adopted, published, and explained to employees

  • Conduct assessments to monitor existing HIPAA practices, facilitate program risk and breach assessments, make process improvement recommendations, and oversee implementation of recommendations to support on-going compliance.

  • In charge of Records Information Management Program. Conduct assessments to monitor existing records information management practices, facilitate and implement process improvements to support on-going compliance.

  • Conduct assessments to monitor and review department and program policies and processes. Facilitate and implement process improvements to support on-going compliance.

  • Chair the Health District's Compliance Committee. Establish and convene such committees as necessary to facilitate the Compliance Program.

  • Lead or oversee investigations of alleged Compliance Program violations. Recommend and/or initiate appropriate corrective action, including enhancements to the Compliance Program and applicable regulatory disclosures.

  • Recommend, develop, and provide staff education to ensure future compliance.

  • Recommend new/revised policies and procedures, approval processes, and monitoring methods.

  • Develop implementation plan and schedule for corrective action.

  • Prepare and present written reports of findings, including recommendations to management and the Board of Health for correction of deficiencies to ensure the department/program has a plan to implement changes.

  • Investigate questions/concerns received by e-mail, voice-mail, "hotline,"etc., to determine specifics and provide recommendations for resolution. Maintain logs with appropriate documentation on questions/concerns received and ensure prompt response.

  • Ensure appropriate records of the Compliance Program are generated and maintained.

  • Keep current with compliance best practices and, as needed, represent the Health District in external compliance and ethics forums.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:

  • Regulatory background and/or knowledge.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; able to conduct educational sessions for a variety of audiences

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be diplomatic and able to make difficult decisions while remaining objective.

  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).

  • Safety policies and safe work practices applicable to the workplace.

  • Strong leadership skills.

Ability to:

  • Value and promote leadership throughout multiple levels within the organization and set an example to foster an environment of teamwork, delegations, and mentoring.

  • Develop strong internal and external relationships and interact effectively with Leadership, all levels of staff, and the Board of Health

  • Promote a culture of compliance.

  • Manage organizational change, problem solve, draw relevant conclusions, and identify and implement appropriate, high impact solutions/decisions.

  • Possess an ability to analyze, understand, and prepare budgets and supporting financial documents.

  • Clearly and effectively communicate on the telephone, in person, in writing, and effectively present materials and findings to appropriate audiences.

  • Interact positively and professionally with leadership and staff.

  • Spot errors, inconsistencies, and pay attention to detail.

  • Work independently, set priorities, and organize work to accomplish tasks efficiently and/or within deadlines.

  • Be resilient and flexible.


Education and Training:

  • Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration, Public Health, Finance or related field required.

  • Preference given to candidates with MBA or Master's in Healthcare Administration, Public Health, Finance, or related field preferred.

  • Candidates with GASB and/or GAAP given additional consideration.

  • Compliance Certification a plus.


  • At least 3 to 5 years of experience in public health, health care administration, and/or internal auditing.

  • At least 3 to 5 years progressively responsible administrative, leadership, and/or consultative positions.

  • Experience with laws, regulations and standards relating to compliance and ethics strongly preferred.

  • Public agency compliance and/or internal audit experience a plus.

License or Certificate:

  • A valid Nevada driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the Health District's vehicle insurance program.
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Senior Compliance Specialist/Analyst

Southern Nevada Health District