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Healthcare Compliance Coordinator


  • Posted: 24 August 2022
  • Full-time
  • Tempe, AZ, USA

At American Vision Partners (AVP), we partner with the most respected ophthalmology practices in the country and integrate best-in-class management systems, operational infrastructure, and advanced technology to provide the highest quality patient care possible. Our practices include Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, Southwestern Eye Center, Retinal Consultants of Arizona, M&M Eye Institute, Abrams Eye Institute, Southwest Eye Institute, Aiello Eye Institute, and Moretsky Cassidy Vision Correction. We are focused on building the nation’s largest and most comprehensive eye care practices and currently operate more than 100 eye care centers in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas – including 25 ambulatory surgical centers.

At AVP we value teamwork, providing exceptional experiences, continuous improvement, financial strength, and hard work.  We are committed to providing best-in-class patient care, pioneering research and technology, and most importantly, rewarding and recognizing our employees!

The Healthcare Compliance Coordinator will support our organization’s compliance with legal and ethical requirements by reviewing and revising company compliance policies, providing and tracking compliance training, auditing and monitoring activities, risk assessments and investigating/responding to policy violations. In addition, this role would assist the Company’s Accessibility Office in supporting the company’s compliance with state and federal laws applicable to patient rights and non-discrimination.

• Reviews a wide variety of organization policies and procedures to ensure compliance with legal and internal standards. Analyzes existing policies, identify gaps and recommend new/revised standards, approval processes, and monitoring methods for departmental use. Review detailed departmental processes and policies noting deficiencies.
• Researches and develops materials for educational programs related to all aspects of compliance, including federal guidelines, and responses to investigations.
• Designs and executes risk assessments to analyze the effectiveness of the Compliance Program, identifying areas for improvement. Develop monitoring plan to determine if the action plan is being adhered. Prioritize issues of risk assessments based on level of the organization exposure. Receive quarterly reports on status of risk monitoring and analyze reported results identifying trends and developing corrective action where appropriate.
• Manages the process of investigation and response to issues. Audits potential issues.
• Investigates allegations and facilitates the remediation gaps and escalates possible critical issues to management, administration, and leadership through to resolution, if necessary. Prepares written narrative of findings, assigns and assesses action plans, and follows up to ensure compliance to agree to actions.
• Supports the Accessibility Office as needed for compliance with state and federal laws applicable to patient rights and non-discrimination.
• All other duties as assigned

• Bachelor's Degree preferred
• 2+ years proven experience in a healthcare compliance officer role.
• Good knowledge of legal requirements and procedures in the healthcare setting.
• Experience working in ophthalmology and/or optometry clinics, or an outpatient surgery center setting. (preferred)
• Experience working with rules and regulations applicable to Title III of the ADA (preferred)
• Legal/paralegal experience is a plus
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Highly-analytical with strong attention to detail.


Benefits & Perks:

Your health, happiness and your future matters! At AVP, we offer everything from medical and dental to significant eye care discounts, continuing education, 401(k), paid holidays plus PTO, flexible work hours and much more!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening. Some positions will require a favorable driving record.