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Chief Compliance Officer

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Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board


Rapid City, South Dakota

Skills And Qualifications:

  • Exemplify excellent customer service with tribal stakeholders, health board colleagues, program partners, service recipients, visitors and guests.
  • Foster a work environment of wellness, courtesy, friendliness, helpfulness and respect.
  • Relate well and work collaboratively with coworkers and all levels of staff in a professional manner.
  • Familiarity and/or experience working with American Indian populations and respect for and knowledge of traditional, cultural and spiritual practices of diverse American Indian communities, as well as an ability to work with other culturally and ethnically diverse populations.
  • Consistently demonstrate respect for and acceptance of differing capabilities, cultures, gender, age, sexual orientation and/or personalities.
  • Maintain and ensure organizational privacy and confidentiality.
  • Must be able to handle crisis and tolerate stress professionally.
  • Must be self-directed and take proactive initiative to assist others.
  • Possess the ability to resolve issues with other departments and coworkers without direct supervision.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations affecting areas of responsibility, including Medicaid and Medicare regulations.
  • Knowledge of business acumen.
  • Knowledge of qualitative data collection, analytic, and root cause identification.
  • Skill in facilitation and the ability to lead teams towards productive outcomes.
  • Skill in performing organizational diagnostic work and needs assessments.
  • Skill in program and project management.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong interpersonal relationships with team members, internal stakeholders and external constituents; ability to influence change through these relationships.
  • Ability to take direction and work independently, take initiative within areas of responsibility, as well as provide leadership and direction while working in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to collect, organize, record, and proficiently communicate data.
  • Ability to operationalize concepts/strategies.
  • Ability to successfully work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and high-pressure environment.
  • Abilities to learn quickly and efficiently, work with diverse teams of people, multi-task and manage priorities.
  • Able to exercise flexibility to alter plans/routines when situations require and continue to perform without projecting stress/frustration that would adversely affect the work environment.
  • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule, including evenings, weekends and overnight or extended travel as necessary.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to community members, consumers and other employees of the organization.
  • Proficiency with computer programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other Internet technologies.
  • Valid driver’s license must be kept current, and certificates, credentials or licenses must be kept current and consistent with regulations required by applicable federal, state and/or grant regulations.
  • Ability to promote an alcohol-, tobacco- and drug-free lifestyle.
  • Embrace modes of appearance and attire that reflect a professional presence.
  • Adhere to GPTCHB policies and procedures.

Required Education:

  • Minimum education:  prefer a master’s degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, Organizational Development, or related field.   Progressively responsible professional work-related experience, education, or training may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for college education.
  • A minimum of five (5) years leadership/senior management experience supporting or leading organizational design and effectiveness programs, or compliance programs.  Experience in healthcare is preferred.
  • Experience working in the Indian health care delivery system working with American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments is preferred.
  • Health Care Compliance Association or other relevant certification preferred.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with Lean, Six Sigma, PDSA and other performance improvement methods, with a record of successful improvement projects.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to be detail oriented.
  • Computer and technical skills (including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Demonstrated analytic skills including use of statistical methods, with strong writing, problem solving and communication skills
  • Experience that indicates the ability to interact effectively with leaders among American Indian communities, government agencies, scientific and academic communities, medical and health-related organizations, nongovernmental groups and the public at large is required.

Duties And Responsibilities:

This position serves as a key member of the GPTCHB Executive team is responsible for the management and oversight of the corporate compliance program for GPTCHB, including the Oyate Health Center (OHC). The position ensures the governing body, management and employees are in compliance with the rules and regulations of regulatory agencies, that organization policies and procedures are being followed, and that behavior in the organization meets the company’s Standards of Conduct.   This position is authorized to implement all necessary actions to ensure achievement of the objectives of an effective compliance program.  This position partners with leaders from the governing body, management, medical and allied staff to ensure compliance and improve consumer care.

Salary And Benefits:

Competitive Salary

Benefits include: 

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurane
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement - Simple IRA

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Christina Larson

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