Southwest Key Programs Inc.

  • Regulatory Coordinator

    Location US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 4 months ago(7/6/2018 11:42 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-10140
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Risk & Safety
  • Job Summary:

    The Regulatory Coordinator will establish, implement, and monitor SWK’s adherence to applicable laws, regulations, and rules of regulatory and funding agencies. Areas monitored include, but are not limited to, federal contracts, HIPAA, OSHA, Medicaid, Cybersecurity, FCRA, and educational regulations. This person in this position educates, trains, advises and/or guides the organization in regulatory matters as well as monitors and audits organizational performance and compliance objectives while working collaboratively with SWK departments and programs.

    Essential Functions:

    • Initiates, develops, maintains, and revises policies and procedures for the organization’s regulatory adherence program. Ensures all departments and staff adhere to applicable laws and regulations, contracts, as well as appropriate standards of practice.
    • Conducts enterprise-wide audits to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws, as well as internal policies and procedures. Trains and encourages supervisors and managers to conduct self-audits. Reviews external audit reports to follow up on potential compliance weaknesses and work with management for correction or improvement.
    • Conducts required education and training to Board of Directors, employees, consultants, volunteers and others who act on behalf of Southwest Key including introductory training for new staff as well as ongoing training for all employees to ensure adherence to organizational requirements.
    • Collaborates with all departments as a resource on regulatory issues and assists in the development of corrective action plans or improvements to meet requirements and standards.
    • Ensures proper communications are fulfilled to duly authorized government, regulatory, and enforcement agencies as appropriate and/or required.
    • Stays current with changes in applicable laws and regulations.
    • Must be available to travel to other cities, states, SWK sites, and community sites as needed in order audit and monitor program compliance and to train staff on regulatory requirements.

    Other Functions:

    • Participates in and complies with all meetings, assignments, process improvement, and quality improvement initiatives as assigned by the Director of Risk Management.
    • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience.
    • Excellent public speaking and professional interpersonal skills.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and be qualified to drive a SWK vehicle.
    • Proficient in Microsoft office and other Microsoft software.

    Physical Demands:

    Must be able to read, write, and communicate both verbally and in written form to express and exchange ideas. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee must be able to access all components of work station, reach with hands and arms and utilize other equipment. Frequent typing, writing, bending and twisting. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds, and frequent walking, standing, and climbing of stairs or ladders in all weather conditions.

    Work Environment:

    General office environment with moderate noise. This position is mostly sedentary, involves sitting most of the time, but will also involve walking, standing, or climbing for brief periods of time. A busy environment with many unscheduled interruptions. Frequent computer use at workstation for extended periods of time.

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