Healthcare Compliance Officer
Company: Ascend Clinical
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 10, 2022
Healthcare Compliance OfficerRequisition ID: 2021-1029
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Why Ascend?You will work for a company that is transforming the
We are Ascend, one of the highest volume clinical laboratories in
the United States. With the use of the most advanced tools and
technology, we process millions of test each month. For over 30
years, we have been delivering industry-leading service and
excellence in testing. At Ascend, we are relentless about
innovation and growing to pioneer the future of clinical and
environmental laboratory testing.
Ascend is unlike most companies, offering the discipline of a
healthcare leader and the mentality of a tech startup. As a company
that is on the leading edge, we are seeking individuals with a
similar mindset who enjoy a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
Leads the development and implementation of the corporate
compliance program. Responsible for drafting policies and
procedures, developing and implementing a compliance training
curriculum, and a monitoring program. Assists in implementing
internal controls, performing continuous monitoring and testing,
and developing a Compliance Committee. Interfaces between the
legal, business and operations teams to ensure all relevant laws
and rules are understood and complied with. This position will be
16-24 hours a week or as needed. This is a non-remote position.
Will be able to work out of one of Ascends three locations: Redwood
City, CA, Colorado Springs, CO and Denver, CO.Essential
The successful applicant will be able to perform the following
essential functions at minimum:
- Identifies new risks and projects through various intakes,
including regular meetings with stakeholders, business leaders,
legal, and external sources.
- Drafts and disseminates written policies and standard operating
procedures related to compliance activities.
- Develops the Compliance Training curriculum and assists with
course management and attendance recording.
- Maintains documentation and databases of all compliance
activities, to include complaints received or investigation
- Performs risk assessments of various areas of the
- Instructs and updates staff on compliance issues and
- Respond to phone calls or emails from senior management within
4 hours (Monday thru Friday).
- Respond to phone calls or emails from other staff within 24
hours (Monday thru Friday).
- A bachelor's degree in a related field
- Ethical, with a strong understanding of compliance risks and a
good sense for practical solutions.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to interact effectively with staff at all levels in the
- Communicate clearly, concisely and effectively.
- Ability to listen carefully and effectively communicate complex
topics with different types of potential clients.
- Demonstrated ability to quickly establish trust and rapport
with other personnel.
- Demonstrated knowledge of laws (Anti-kickback Statute, False
Claims Act, HIPAA, and State laws), regulations, industry guidance
and best practices regarding
Ascend provides a competitive benefit package which includes the
following (eligibility requirements apply): Health and Welfare
Benefits: Medical (including prescription coverage), Dental,
Vision, Health Savings Account, Health Care and Dependent Care
Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurance, AD&D, Work/Life
Resources (including Employee Assistance Program) Leave Benefits:
Paid holidays, annual Paid Time Off (includes paid state /local
paid leave where required), Short-term Disability, Long-term
Disability, Other leaves (e.g., Bereavement, FMLA, ADA, Jury Duty,
Military Leave, and Parental and Adoption leave) Retirement
Benefits: Contributory pension plan and Savings Plan (401k).
Compensation:The compensation range being offered for this role is
$80 hourly. Compensation and benefits information for this position
is being included in accordance with requirements of the Colorado
Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Please note that the salary range
listed relate specifically to roles located in Colorado and that
salary ranges for similar positions located in other Ascend
Clinical locations may vary. In addition, salaries may vary for
different individuals in the same role based on several factors,
including but not limited to individual competencies,
education/professional certifications, experience and performance
is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Veteran.
If you are interested in applying to Ascend and need special
assistance or accommodation due to a disability to complete any
forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process,
please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an
e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org. This contact is for
accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and
cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
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