Position Summary: The CPL Compliance Officer has responsibility for managing the implementation of Sonic Healthcare USA’s Compliance and Ethics program for the CPL division. The position will work closely with the Sonic Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer and other Sonic Division Compliance Officers to enhance and implement the Sonic Healthcare USA compliance plan designed to ensure compliance with Federal healthcare program requirements.
Education/Certifications: Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or a healthcare related field required, Master’s degree preferred. Certification in Healthcare Compliance preferred.
Experience: 5 years healthcare regulatory or compliance related experience, including 3 years at a management level.
Skills: A good working knowledge of healthcare compliance, Stark, Anti-kickback statutes. Strong knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid billing requirements preferred.
Ability to interpret rules and regulations affecting laboratories and/or locate sources to assure correct interpretation of these rules and regulations. Ability to remain current regarding rules and regulations as they may be revised by various sources such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the DHHS Office of Inspector General, and state regulators such as the Department of State Health Services, the State Board of Medical Examiners, the State Department of Insurance, , and local carriers in each state.
Ability to communicate with CPL staff and customers effectively to ensure an ethical culture and to promote compliance with rules and regulations applying to laboratory operations