Compliance/Privacy Officer

Website Lower Sioux Indian Community

POSITION TITLE:    Compliance/Privacy Officer

DEPARTMENT:        Administrative

REPORTS TO:           Community Council

FLSA STATUS:          Exempt



The Compliance/Privacy Officer acts as staff to the Community Council by monitoring and reporting results of the compliance efforts of the Community and providing guidance on compliance matters relating to the daily operations of the Lower Sioux Health Care Center, and other Lower Sioux government administration departments, including grants. Works in tandem with the Security Officer to ensure compliance of applicable security-related rules and regulations, and policies and procedures.


Bachelor’s Degree in business, public health or five (5) years equivalent experience with direct compliance oversight experience. Juris Doctor strongly preferred. Minimum of five (5) years prior experience working in a healthcare organization setting with a focus on compliance-related tasks and oversight. Certification in Health Care Compliance (CHC) and/or Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC) strongly preferred. Familiarity with operational, financial, quality assurance, healthcare laws, regulations and standards, human resources and regulations is a must. Ability to accurately utilize a computer with proficiency in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Electronic Health Record compliance. Working knowledge of data privacy laws and ability to identify and resolve security, reliability and efficiency problems. Project management and time management skills.


Must be sensitive to the needs of the Community, which includes their culture, traditions and background. Demonstrated skill in effectively communicating (verbal and written) results to a diverse audience; ability to work with all levels of management and staff with a focus on collaboration and relationship management.


Establishes and implements an effective Compliance Program to prevent illegal, unethical, and improper conduct. Establishes an annual Compliance Plan. Recommend, develop and implement changes for related policies and procedures and/or new policies and procedures. Provides routine auditing and monitoring in accordance with the Compliance Plan and as needed. Responsible for oversight of Corrective Action Plan (CAP) owner(s) and assist with CAP development as needed. Act as liaison to state and federal regulators regarding compliance matters. Prepares educational materials and presentations for Privacy and Compliance for annual and focused training as needed. Responsible for monitoring and evaluating various programs and cross functional activities performed across similar areas and identifying and supporting effective and sustainable risk management processes across the organization. Complies with all Community and applicable state and federal rules and regulations. Investigates compliance and privacy complaints. Provides advice, guidance and insight to the Community Council and affected staff regarding new/emerging compliance issues. Responsible for intake of privacy and other compliance related matters. Ensure all individuals and entities providing service to or on behalf of the Community have not been excluded from participating in federally funded health care programs or, where applicable, state exclusion lists. Willingness to travel as required. The Compliance/Privacy Officer implements necessary actions to ensure achievement of the objectives for the Community. Performs all other duties as assigned.


General Office – exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. General office work involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.


This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management and Community Council reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technical developments). Any employment offer is contingent on the results of a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment. American Indian/Alaska Native preference applies for equally qualified candidates.

In accepting employment, I agree to perform the duties and responsibilities listed above.  In addition, I agree to adhere to any policy or procedure changes that may occur during my employment with the Lower Sioux Indian Community.

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