30+ days ago


St. Louis, MO


The Chief Compliance Officer oversees the Corporate Compliance Departments for all Betty Jean Kerr People’s Health Center’s Companies (BJK People’s Health Centers, Hopewell Centers and People’s Community Action Corporation), functioning as an independent and objective body that reviews and evaluates compliance issues/concerns within the organization. The position ensures the Board of Directors, management and employees are in compliance with the rules and regulations of regulatory agencies, that company policies and procedures are being followed, and that behavior in the organization meets the company’s Standards of Conduct.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Develops initiates, maintains, and revises policies and procedures for the general operation of the Compliance Program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct. Manages day-to-day operation of the Program. Responds to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and Standards of Conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures. Develops and oversees a system for uniform handling of such violations. Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future. Works with the Human Resources Department and others as appropriate to develop an effective compliance training program, including appropriate introductory training for new employees as well as ongoing training for all employees and managers.

Education and/or Experience: A Master’s degree is required; Valid/active Registered Nurse license, MBA desired;: A minimum of 10 years experience in a healthcare organization, to include demonstrated leadership. Familiarity with operational, financial, quality assurance, and human resource procedures and regulations is a must. 3 years experience leading an organization through FQHC, FTCA, TJC, NCQA and CARF accreditations and certification processes required.

Computer Skills: Proficient use of spreadsheets. Working knowledge of accounting software, IBM A/S 400, Microsoft Access, Excel and Word applications.