State of Massachusetts Compliance Officer III in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

  1. Ensures that all patients’ complaints for Tewksbury Hospital Psychiatric Services are processed and a log number assigned. Reviews all DPPC from the Area Office to determine if it meets the criteria for 10 day fact finding.

  2. Prepares all complaints for review by the COO/Director of Mental Health Services or designee and the Complaint Review Committee (CRC).

  3. Facilitates weekly meetings of the complaints committee, tracking and monitoring disposition and outcomes of all complaints, maintaining Quality Improvement Department files of all complaints and administrative resolutions, and ensuring that all the information pertinent to the Public Log is provided to the Central Office Database.

  4. Provides complete packet of all relevant documents to Human Rights Officer each month for review by Human Rights Committee.

  5. Meets with patients, staff or other relevant parties to conduct 10 day fact finding.

  6. Completes 10 day fact finding reports.

  7. Generates decision and action letters for signature by COO/Director of Mental Health Services.

  8. Follows up with appropriate patient or staff regarding complaints.

  9. Completes all required hospital reports for assigned committees.

  10. Actively participates in the following committees/meetings on a regular basis:

  11. Complaint/Concern Review Committee*

  12. Psychiatric Services Performance Improvement Committee

  13. Hospital Risk Management Committee

  14. Hospital Safety Committee

  15. Hospital Canteen Committee

*P erforms key facilitation or leadership role in these committees.

WORK SCHEDULE: 37.5 Hours, Monday-Friday

CORI

A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori

Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

HR/Customer Service: 978-851-7321 X2155

This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in investigatory, law enforcement or regulatory administration work, or (B) and equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Substitutions:

A Bachelor's or higher degree may be substituted for a maximum of the two years of the required experience.*

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job: *Compliance and Certification

Organization: *Department of Mental Health

Title: Compliance Officer III

Location: Massachusetts-Tewksbury-365 East Street

Requisition ID: 170003ME