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Compliance & Risk Specialist

Employment Status: Full-Time

Department: Quality and Safety

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Job Description:

***Primary Work Location: Hayward, WI***

The Compliance & Risk Specialist assists with keeping the Hospital in a constant state of survey readiness by preparing, facilitating and coordinating survey activities within the organization. The Compliance & Risk Specialist will implement system-wide activities to evaluate and improve adherence to the accrediting body’s standards and CMS Conditions of Participation (CoPs). The mitigation of regulatory compliance risk will at all times focus on assuring the delivery of safe patient care.

The Compliance & Risk Specialist also assists with the implementation and monitoring of the risk management program. These include: occurrence investigation; facilitating the root cause analysis process and other proactive risk assessments; and the maintenance of the online occurrence reporting system. This position also assists with investigations of complaints and grievances.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Coordinates Memorial Medical Center / Hayward Area Memorial Hospital & Water's Edge Departmental Improvement Efforts

Develops and Supports Organizational Continuous Survey Readiness

Supports Organization’s Risk Management Program

Supports Organization’s Corporate Compliance Program

Qualifications and Skills:

Education / Licensure / Certification Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree

Shift Rotation:

8-hour shifts

Benefits and Salary:

MMC offers employees a competitive benefits package that includes:

Insurance Plans*

*eligibility criteria must be met to participate in insurance plans. Not all employees may be eligible.

403 (b) Retirement Savings Plan

All employees are eligible to participate in the savings plan. Through payroll deductions, you can elect to contribute pre-tax and/or post-tax basis towards your retirement. We offer matching contributions for eligible employees.

Paid Time Off

MMC employees receive generous time off for vacations, illness and other personal matters.

About Us

MMC is a regional medical center that serves patients from 7 counties in northwest Wisconsin and Gogebic County in Michigan.  We have more than 60 full-time physicians and specialists on-staff and over 500 employees who are dedicated to providing quality care.  Our charming city of Ashland, WI is located on the shores of Lake Superior near Bayfield and the 21 Apostle Islands, and boasts a strong community, historic charm, modern conveniences and abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation.  Our passion and driving force is to see the people of our community live healthy, productive lives. EOE.

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