QUALITY & COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST in South Mountain, PA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 8/31/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Compensation Base: $45,000

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.



Summary

In conjunction with the Facility Director and leadership team, verifies licensing, contractual, and accreditation compliance.  This individual will establish and maintain systematic processes for on-going monitoring and evaluation of compliance of the program. 



Primary Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Prepares and coordinates all licensing inspections, contractual reviews, and accreditation surveys.
  • Acts as internal liaison and contact person for all licensing, contractual, and accreditation representatives.
  • Coordinates development of and submits all action plans to address licensing, contractual, and accreditation citations or areas of non-compliance; monitors the implementation of action plans to verify compliance.
  • Develops and monitors implementation of the internal Facility Monitoring Plan.
  • Reviews revisions to policies to verify they meet licensing, contractual, and accreditation requirements; maintain the policy and procedure manual for the facility.
  • Functions as the HIPAA Compliance Officer for the facility.
  • Prepares meeting agendas, coordinates meetings, maintains meeting minutes, and develops other documentation related to on-going monitoring and evaluation of the program.
  • Collects and maintains data for licensing, contractual & accreditation standards and performance improvement. Prepares reports, data displays, charts, graphs, and other illustrations to support data collection, data analysis, and performance improvement.
  • Provides technical assistance and education to facility staff on licensing, contractual, and accreditation standards, including as-needed in-service training regarding the implementation of licensing, contractual, and accreditation standards.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • Master’s degree in social sciences, healthcare, or related field and one (1) year of clinical experience; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, healthcare, or related field and three (3) years clinical experience.
  • Knowledge of the principles and use of tools used for data collection, data analysis, and performance improvement.
  • Knowledge of applicable licensing (e.g., BHSL, DHS, TDFPS), contractual (e.g., MD DJS, CO DYC), accreditation (e.g.; JC) standards.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices related to the residential treatment of delinquent and dependent youth.
  • Ability to formulate and/or revise policies that meet licensing, contractual, and accreditation standards.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form, with a diverse group of people including regulatory agency representatives, employees, clients, governing body members, and the general public.
    • Other Qualifications:
      • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
      • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
      • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
      • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
      • Valid registered vehicle insurance.
    • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.