Would you like to help make a difference, enjoy excellent benefits, and join a fast-growing company? We might have a job for you. We are looking for a dedicated Director of Compliance & Risk Management who shares our passion for helping others to join the I Am Boundless, Inc. team! Boundless is a fast-growing CQL- and CARF- accredited nonprofit organization with 40 years of expertise. We are focused on supporting people with complex needs associated with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges to live a Boundless life.
Working for Boundless has many perks. Not only do we inspire the potential of those we serve, but those that are members of the Boundless team! We treat our team like family and offer advantages that allow you to focus, thrive, and grow. Enjoy excellent benefits such as medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, a flexible spending plan, LegalShield, and generous paid time off. Are you looking to develop your skills? Boundless can offer you hard-to-find training, flexibility, and personal and professional opportunities.
The Director of Compliance & Risk Management oversees the organization’s Compliance, Risk Management, and Health and Safety Programs, functioning as an independent and objective body that reviews and evaluates compliance issues/concerns within the organization. The position ensures that management and employees are complying with the rules and regulations of regulatory agencies, that company policies and procedures are being followed, and that behavior in the organization meets the company’s standards.
Provides leadership, direction, and integration of compliance activities. Leads the formulation of strategic compliance planning in support of the organization’s vision, mission, and values. Directs the integrated implementation and evaluation of compliance initiatives and ongoing activities of other compliance partners. Interfaces with senior administration, staff, and government agency officials in the representation and development of various strategic compliance programs, policies, services, and initiatives. Serves as the organization's representative and advocates for excellence in compliance functions.
The position exists:
- As a channel of communication to receive and direct compliance issues to appropriate resources for investigation and resolution, and
- As a final internal resource with which concerned parties may communicate after other formal channels and resources have been exhausted.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Designs and implements the Compliance Plan
- Serves as the Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Privacy Officer.
- Directs the development and implementation of policies and procedures related to the various compliance areas of oversight in alignment with government laws and regulations.
- Directs the creation, maintenance, and revision of policies and procedures for the general operation of the Compliance Program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct.
- Directs the development of and periodically reviews organizational standards to ensure continuing currency and relevance in providing guidance to management and employees.
- Collaborates with other departments (e.g., Finance, Internal Audit, Human Resources, etc.) to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution.
- Consults with the Associate General Counsel and/or VP/General Counsel as needed to resolve difficult legal compliance issues.
- Provides strategic guidance and representation to leadership on changing governmental requirements, reporting obligations, and other related areas as may be identified in the future.
- Directs the response to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and standards by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures. Develops and oversees a system for uniform handling of such violations.
- Acts as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated, investigated, and resolved.
- Directs the monitoring and coordination of compliance activities by other departments to remain abreast of the status of all compliance activities and to identify trends.
- Analyzes and identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
- Provides reports on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep senior management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts. Initiates occasional internal audits to ensure compliance standards are being met.
- Establishes and provides direction and management of the Anonymous Hotline.
- Institutes, directs, and maintains an effective compliance communication program for the organization, including promoting (a) use of the Compliance Hotline; (b) heightened awareness of organizational standards, and (c) understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures.
- Directs and collaborates with department directors and others to develop effective compliance training programs, including appropriate introductory training for new employees as well as ongoing training for all employees and managers.
- Develops periodic compliance reports in the areas of oversight for senior leadership members and various other managers.
- Monitors the performance of Compliance and related activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness.
- Manages Compliance auditing and monitoring program.
- Oversees the Health, Safety, and Welfare program
- Maintains the Health, Safety, and Welfare policies and procedures
- Provides annual required training and education
- Collaborates with Human Resources on worker’s compensation and OSHA issues
- Manages the Insurance and Claims incident program
- Processes the non-individual served incident reports
- Manages FTCA claims for the FQHC
- Juris Doctor degree
- At least 10 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
- Experience in healthcare compliance is a must.
- Practicing attorney admitted to the practice of law in Ohio or eligible to gain admission to practice in Ohio shortly after employment.
- Experience in risk management is a plus.
At Boundless, we are building a world that realizes the potential of all people. Will you join us? Apply today.
All candidates who have received an offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment background check, drug screen, and health screen as applicable for the role.
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.