Position title
Compliance Officer
Description

The Mission of George Mark Children’s House is to provide an important addition to the continuum of care for children with life-limiting illnesses; enhancing the quality of life for the entire family by offering medical, emotional, spiritual, and respite support in a home-like setting that is full of life and activity regardless of ethnicity, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, or socioeconomic status.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Compliance Office (CO) monitors all house and clinical operational processes to ensure the organization is compliant with all regulatory, privacy, HIPAA, legal and ethical standards as described in the California Title 22 regulations for a Congregate Living Health Facility (CLHF).

This is a 24-32 hour a week, non-exempt, benefited position, which may include some weekends and evening hours.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

1. Compliance For House and Clinical Operations (70%)

  • The CO will assist the HR Manager, as needed, with an employee file audit to ensure all employee files are up to date with the regulatory Example: ensure all employee files have current professional licenses (per job description), TB tests, BLS, training and skills checklists, among others.
  • The CO will work with HR to Identify training in HealthStream or appropriate education training modules.
  • The CO will work with the Director of Nursing and Case Manager to complete patient chart audits – based on regulatory requirements.
  • The CO will work with the Building Engineer and Manager of Dietary and Housekeeping to conduct monthly house inspections and documentation to identify any areas that need upgrades or that are deficient per regulations for a CLHF license.
  • The CO will work with all departmental heads to review current policies and procedures and update them as needed. Focus should be on the following:
    • Clinical policies and procedures for all nursing services provided at GMCH
    • Dietary policies and procedures.  Focus on food prep, storage, providing safe, nutritious meals, emergency food supply.
    • Housekeeping policies and procedures with a focus on maintaining a clean, safe environment.
    • Child life, with a focus on the activity program.
    • Infection control policies and procedures.
    • Building engineer policies and procedures.  Focus on emergency preparedness and maintaining a safe environment internally and externally.
    • HR, with a focus on employee regulatory requirements, training, health screening, license/certifications validations.

2. Compliance Training (20%)

  • The CO will train the Dietary and Housekeeping Manager, the Building Engineer, the Director of Nursing, and applicable staff to be proficient in areas of compliance that affect their departments.
  • The CO will train an additional staff member to serve (25% of the time) as support to compliance.
  • The CO will train the HR Manager in HealthStream or appropriate education training module necessary for all staff.

3. Committees / Meetings (10%)

  • The CO will organize and lead a quarterly QAPI committee for house performance improvement.
  • The CO will work with the Dietary and Housekeeping Manager and the Building Engineer on infection control protocols and building compliance.
  • Monthly house inspections with relevant departmental leads to monitor compliance with building, engineering, and infection control practices.
  • Attend IDT meetings and OPS meetings to stay apprised of all house and patient related issues, events, house needs.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience

  • Current California Licensed Vocational Nurse license without limitations required.
  • Current BLS/CPR certification.
  • Two years pediatric and/or end-of-life care experience preferred.
  • Ability to communicate accurately and concisely using both written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer.
  • Knowledge of office procedures and office machines.
  • Demonstrate the basic skills and core competencies of a Licensed Vocational Nurse, including managing multiple, competing and varied tasks, time management, listening skills, problem solving (clinical and interpersonal), decision making (clinical and interpersonal), delegation of duties and successfully managing work-flow.
  • Possess fluency in English.
Job Benefits
  • Employees regularly working a minimum of 24 hours per week are eligible to participate in the benefits program.
  • The cost for the employee's health, dental and vision are paid in full by GMCH.
  • Accrual of 4.62 Paid Time Off hours per pay period.
  • A wellness culture with team-building activities and special events like Wellness Wednesday, Family Picnic, and Remembrance Day in a unique, home-like setting located on five beautiful acres.
Employment Type
Full-time
Job Location
2121 George Mark Lane, CA, 94578, United States
Working Hours
Varies
Rate
$65.00 Per hour
Date posted
March 15, 2024
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