Compliance Analyst in Brentwood, TN at Parallon

Date Posted: 8/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Parallon believes that organizations that continuously learn and improve will thrive. That's why, after more than a decade, Parallon remains dedicated to helping hospitals and hospital systems operate knowledgeably, intelligently, effectively and efficiently in the rapidly evolving healthcare marketplace, today and in the future. 

As one of the healthcare industry's leading providers of business and operational services, Parallon is uniquely equipped to provide a broad spectrum of customized services in the areas of revenue cycle, purchasing, supply chain, technology, workforce management and consulting. 

Parallon's purpose is simple. We serve and enable those who care for and improve human life in their communities. 

Compliance Analyst




Job Summary – The Compliance Analyst is responsible for assisting the Compliance Manager and/or Compliance Director with analysis, tracking and resolution of compliance-related issues within the Physician Service Center. Patient Privacy and Confidentiality is a requirement.

Supervisor – Compliance Manager

Supervises – N/A

Duties (included but not limited to)
  • Triage the PSC Ethics and Compliance Mailbox
  • Assist in development of frequently asked questions “FAQ” Compliance Repository and assist as needed with the creation and maintenance of an Online Compliance Resource Center
  • Assist in development of Compliance related education, presentations and venues as requested
  • Assist in maintaining the PSC Ethics and Compliance SharePoint Team Room
  • Assists department management with completion of periodic reviews, audits and other requirements outlined in Company policies and Standards, i.e. Assist with Monthly Compliance Functional Standards
  • Performs research and analysis on corporate policies and federal payer rules, regulations and transmittals as directed
  • Logs privacy-related issues into the Privacy Log and ensures all information is present for appropriate reporting
  • Logs compliance related issues into the Compliance General Issues Log and ensures all information is present for appropriate reporting
  • Logs Patient Concerns, Risk Management/Quality of Care incidents and ensures all information is present for appropriate reporting.  Also includes follow up on open events as needed
  •  Maintain Work Flow process database for changes or/and addition of new work flows for Compliance processes
  • Tracks Employee Compliance education course requirements to ensure timely completion
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Technical Expertise – understanding of Health Information Management, Medical Coding and Billing, Revenue Cycle Operations and Patient Privacy.
  • Communication - communicates clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, utilizing proper punctuation and correct spelling
  • Customer orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Interpersonal skills - able to work effectively with other employees, patients, and external parties
  • PC skills - demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required
  • Policies & Procedures - demonstrates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures, and systems
  • Basic skills - demonstrates ability to organize, perform and track multiple tasks accurately in short timeframes; able to work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple demands; able to work both independently and collaboratively as a team player; demonstrates adaptability, analytical and problem solving skills, and attention to detail; and able to perform basic mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, and transcribe accurately

Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare-related field required. Equivalent work experience may substitute education requirements.

Experience
Minimum two years related experience required


Certificate/License
Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) preferred

Physical Demands / Working Conditions– Requires prolonged sitting/standing, some bending, stooping, walking and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports or other information. Requires lifting papers/boxes and pushing/pulling up to 25 pounds occasionally. Work is performed in an office environment or hospital setting. Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involve dealing with angry or upset people. Staff must remain flexible and available to provide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.

OSHA Category– The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues (although situations can be imagined or hypothesized under which anyone, anywhere, might encounter potential exposure to body fluids). Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid, or to be potentially exposed in some other way.