Overview

Want to use your talents for an organization that serves the community? We’re looking for a skilled and organized professional with a legal background or a background in healthcare compliance. Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority (JPHSA) helps individuals and families in Jefferson Parish affected by mental illness, addictive disorders, and developmental disabilities to live full, healthy, independent and productive lives. The Compliance Officer position is located in the greater New Orleans metropolitan area in Metairie, LA.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary: $4,326.00 – $8,514.00 Monthly
  • Paid Leave: Generous accrual rate for paid annual and sick leave in addition to at least 10 paid official state holidays
  • Retirement: Eligibility for Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Deferred Compensation Plan option for supplemental tax-deferred retirement savings
  • Health Insurance: Great health insurance package and option to add dental, vision, and life insurance

Responsibilities

  • Ensures compliance with laws and regulations related to fraud, waste, abuse, and ethics by maintaining a compliance program
  • Ensures ongoing compliance through regular internal audits
  • Serves as the Privacy Officer by reviewing subpoenas, releases of information, and other documents to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Reviews legal documents, including contracts, CEAs, and MOUs to advise the organization on legal matters as requested
  • Facilitates the process of creation and revision of new and current internal plans, policies, and procedures

Qualifications and Skills

  • A baccalaureate degree with a minimum of three years of professional-level experience in administrative services, economics, public health, public relations, social services, health services, or surveying and/or assessing health or social service programs or facilities for compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Strong writing, analytical, and organizational skills
  • A valid license to practice law in the state of Louisiana preferred

About Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority

Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority (JPHSA) envisions a Jefferson Parish in which individuals and families affected by Mental Illness, Addictive Disorders, and/or Developmental Disabilities shall live full, healthy, independent and productive lives to the greatest extent possible for available resources.