This position may assist the Chief Institutional Integrity Officer and ECU HIPAA Privacy Officer with certain activities, including, but not limited to, the following:
Development of Annual Compliance Workplan;
Conducting internal investigations related to compliance concerns;
Conducting investigations of HIPAA privacy complaints;
Development and provision of educational programs
related to health care regulatory requirements, compliance, and HIPAA privacy;
Maintenance of ECU professional service agreement and Business Associate agreement databases;
Conducting HIPAA privacy valuations in collaboration with the Privacy Officer;
Conducting reviews of research proposals for clinical trial billing compliance;
Coordination and performance of compliance assessments and reviews; and
Assistance in the preparation and presentation of briefings/reports for the ECU Board of Trustees and, when appropriate, other leadership bodies within the Division of Health Sciences.
An appropriate graduate degree (e.g. M.A., M.S., MPH, MHA, J.D., Ph.D.) is required.
Three years of experience in a clinical or healthcare administration setting; and substantial compliance or regulatory experience, or its equivalent, in a medical school, hospital or complex physician group setting, are required.
Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Knowledge of university, academic medical center, or healthcare settings.
Basic understanding of the general principles of health care law, compliance, and risk
Specific knowledge of the relevant key laws and regulations governing health care compliance,
including areas such as HIPAA, Medicare and Medicaid, research compliance, regulations relating to physicians in teaching hospitals, etc.
Familiarity with issues related to electronic medical records, audit processes & procedures, and health care reimbursement in an academic medical setting.
Familiarity with relevant licensure, accreditation and certification requirements.
Knowledge of the issues and challenges facing the clinical, education and research components of a healthcare enterprise with ability to adopt compliance management efforts to effectively respond to changes in health care practices, legal/regulatory changes, and technological trends.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and report preparation skills.
Professional style that emphasizes teamwork, communication, collegiality, flexibility, and fostering success for the organization.
Ability to devise appropriate solutions to compliance issues.
Ability to build and maintain strong, collaborative working relationships with academic leaders, faculty, clinical professionals, staff, and learners.
Achievement as Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC), Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC), Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP) or Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS).
Special Instructions to Applicants
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:
Letter of Interest
List of Three References (noting contact information)