Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/31/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance. Please note, on 7/28/2020, the payroll title for this position was updated.
UC San Diego Health, comprising a comprehensive health system throughout San Diego County, UC San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, is one of five academic medical systems within the University of California system. We are committed to improving patient care while also researching new treatments and training tomorrow's doctors and pharmacists. For more than 50 years, our renowned clinicians and scientists have made advances in numerous fields, and our specialty patient care is consistently ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, UC San Diego Health, and the Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences, with a dotted line reporting relationship to the UC Senior Vice President/ Chief Compliance and Audit Officer, the UC San Diego Health Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer provides overall guidance and oversight for the development, implementation, and ongoing administration and monitoring of practices which promote an effective Compliance and Privacy Program for UC San Diego Health Sciences.
As Chief Compliance Officer: Ensures that UC San Diego Health Sciences Compliance Program is consistent with UC and UC San Diego Standards of Business Conduct, ethical principles, and core values; and promote adherence to applicable federal and state laws to advance the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse, while providing quality healthcare to those served by UC San Diego Health.
As Chief Privacy Officer: The position oversees all ongoing activities related to the development, implementation, maintenance, and adherence to UC and UC San Diego Health Sciences policies and procedures covering the privacy of and access to patient protected health information (PHI) in compliance with applicable state and federal laws.
Providing overall leadership and direction to the UCSD Health System and Health Sciences Compliance Program in accordance with UCOP Health Sciences Compliance Program policyDevelopment of Annual Compliance Work Plan.
Disseminating information to and educating of UC San Diego Health employees regarding a broad spectrum of compliance related topics.
Maintaining a current working knowledge of Federal and State regulations and policies as they affect UC San Diego Health through regular review of various industry resources, websites and publications.
Functioning as key compliance leader/ liaison in meetings with federal/state agencies and industry organizations regarding compliance and regulatory policy.
Providing education and training about actual, proposed, or pending legislation and regulations that affect operations and identifying operational obstacles to compliance, and working across the organization to identify and implement solutions.
Creation, maintenance and revision of applicable UC San Diego Health compliance policies/program. Periodic revision of Corporate Compliance Program in light of changes in the organization's needs, and in the statutes, rules, regulations, and requirements of Federal and State health care programs.
Measurement of compliance by conducting routine and/or focused internal audits of policy/procedure adherence, as well as coordinating audits generated by external sources.Development, coordination and participation in routine multifaceted educational and training programs for leadership, faculty and staff that focus on the elements of the Compliance Program, thus striving to ensure that all appropriate employees and management are knowledgeable of and comply with pertinent Federal and State Health care program requirements.
Providing overall leadership and direction on health care internal investigations of compliance issues. Ensuring that all appropriate corrective action is taken.
Protecting UC San Diego Health interests which may be affected by proposed legislative and/or regulatory issues. Develop and contribute to UC San Diego Health's image as a key AMC and ethical voice in related health care issues through participation in industry organizations.
Identifies systemic privacy issues of importance to the medical center and health system. Develops risk assessment and mitigation plans for specific areas.
Oversees consistent application and compliance of privacy systems, policies and programs across the health system to ensure compliance with external regulations and professional standards. Advises leadership on decisions affecting multiple levels and areas of the medical center or health system. Develops methods and seeks opp
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.