Manager of TLC Regulatory Compliance - Cincinnati - FT

Company Name: Kroger General Office

Position Type: Employee

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

Oversee The Little Clinic (TLC) regulatory compliance and government relations activities. Identify areas of most significant TLC compliance risk, for developing compliance programs, and for assuring execution of the TLC compliance programs. Serve as TLC HIPAA Privacy Official working in coordination with The Kroger Co.'s Chief HIPAA Privacy Officer and Kroger Health HIPAA Team. TLC compliance responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Safety, Credentialing, Hazardous Waste, HIPAA, Fraud Waste & Abuse, Medicaid and Medicare Compliance Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

* Develop, maintain and oversee the TLC Regulatory Compliance Program in a manner consistent with the Kroger Health Compliance Program

* Develop, maintain, communicate, and update for relevancy and currency all TLC compliance materials, including the TLC Code of Conduct, and policies and procedures for operation of TLC Compliance Program

* Chair and ensure the effectiveness of the TLC Compliance Committee

* Facilitate investigations of complaints and alleged violations of the TLC Code of Conduct, compliance policies and procedures, and state/federal laws and regulations; work with the Manager of Pharmacy Regulatory Compliance and Government Relations and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer (CECO) to coordinate communication efforts

* Monitor legal and regulatory changes that affect the TLC Compliance Program, establish a process to implement necessary changes, and communicate these changes to appropriate individuals

* Develop and oversee an audit program to monitor compliance and identify areas of vulnerability; oversee corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide guidance to divisions on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future; regularly report results to the CECO

* Coordinate TLC Government Relations activities with industry organizations, divisions and Corporate Affairs

* Consult with legal counsel to resolve issues

* Provide support on TLC regulatory issues

* Serve as the TLC HIPAA Privacy Official; work in coordination with the Kroger Health HIPAA team

* Work closely with Corporate Security Officer to ensure all HIPAA Privacy and Security rules are followed

* Work with divisions, TLC Leadership team and Corporate Auditing to ensure compliance

* Assist with special projects at discretion of the Manager of Pharmacy Regulatory Compliance and Government Relations

* Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree

* 3+ years of successful and progressive experience in regulatory compliance

* Working knowledge of healthcare regulatory environment, HIPAA rules, and Joint Commission standards

* Excellent oral and written communications

Desired Previous Job Experience:

* Healthcare Compliance experience

* Degree in healthcare, legal or paralegal studies

* Law degree

Education Level: J.D. Desired

Required Travel: Up to 25%

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: General Office- Cincinnati

States: Ohio


Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

Company Overview

Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly 443,000 associates who serve customers in 2,796 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to 2,253 pharmacies, 787 convenience stores, 324 fine jewelry stores, 1,439 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is recognized as one of America's most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Posting Notes: OH || Cincinnati || 555 Race St || 45202 || Kroger General Office || None || Health Care (The Little Clinic); Legal; Pharmacy || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None