Compliance Officer 

Lawrence County Association for Responsible Care

Position Description:

  • Responsible for the overall process of reviewing, developing, and implementing a compliance and quality management plan and procedures to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and the Pennsylvania Office of Developmental Programs 2380, 6100, and 6400 regulations.
  • Will lead the agencies Provider Qualifications, Monitoring, Quality Assessment and Improvement Process (QA&I), annual training, and Incident and Risk Management requirements.
  • Regularly audit the agencies procedures, practices, and documents to identify possible weaknesses or risk.
  • Determine compliance metrics and establish a system for tracking them.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with managers, executive leadership, and appropriate staff for the purposes of achieving and sustaining compliance program goals and objectives.
  • Works collaboratively with leadership and staff throughout the agency to provide training, education, and awareness of the latest regulations and agency procedure changes/updates.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Specific Requirements and Preferences:

  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree or higher degree.
  • At least five years’ experience in an executive-level position relating to the provision of residential services to individuals with an intellectual disability, developmental disability, autism and/or serious mental illness, with responsibility for all the following:
  • Day-to-day residential agency operations.
  • Oversight of the development and implementation of residential agency-wide policies and procedures.
  • Supervision of management-level staff.
  • Compliance with applicable state and federal regulations.
    • Experience/strong knowledge with Pennsylvania Office of Developmental Programs 2380, 6100, and 6400 regulations.
    • An official Office of Developmental Program Certified Investigator is preferred.
    • Superior attention to detail to identify and correct procedures that may put the agency at risk.
    • Strong communication skills with the ability to express oneself clearly both speaking and in writing.
    • Must possess a collaborative personality and be open to suggestions from peers.
    • Must have the ability to accurately interpret complex documents and policies.
    • Must be able to effectively manage time and prioritize projects to meet deadlines.
    • Must approach job responsibilities with confidentiality and a high moral/ethical code.

This position is Full-Time - Salary with Employer-paid health and ancillary insurance after 90-day introductory period. Employer contributed Retirement plan after one year of service. Generous paid time off; paid holidays. Salary commensurate with experience. 

Organization Description:
COMMUNITY CARE IN LOCAL HOMES: Private, non-profit Agency with a 24-hour residential program, Personal Care Home, Adult Training Facility, and minimal supervision site serving adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Lawrence County since 1954. Our Agency is committed to providing quality care; through advocacy, support, education, and services we aim to limit the consequence of intellectual and developmental disabilities. We believe all people must have the opportunity to recognize and choose their own goals. Our services are based on the certainty that adults, regardless of ability, have the right to make personal choices concerning where they live, how they learn, where they work, and how their time is spent.

How to Apply:
All resumes can be emailed to Sydney Wells at [email protected].

Posted August 11, 2021