Title: Compliance Administrator for Determination of Need Program
Organization: The Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Brief Summary of Position:
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is seeking a qualified individual dedicated to public health, and systems change in the Commonwealth’s health care space work as part of a small analytical group where creativity is valued. This team member will focus on the development of systems to implement new compliance and accountability provisions including new reporting requirements that are a part of both the Department of Needs (DoN) analysis and recommendation. The Compliance Administrator will work with information technology, population health, and other staff to harness existing resources to support the twin goals of transparency and accountability for DoN. In collaboration with the team, the incumbent will develop standards and measurable benchmarks against which the DoN application will be assessed and reviewed over time, and to determine how DoN will support the Commonwealth’s goals of cost containment and delivery system reform.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Develops measurable, evidence informed benchmarks for success, for DoN projects which will become a part of the recommendation to the HPC and will become enforceable commitments of DoN.
- Develops and maintains an effective and efficient process for reporting by DoN Holders.
- Facilitates effective communication between the DoN Holders, the DoN Program, and DPH staff in the policy, regulatory, and general counsel offices, and with other relevant stakeholders as appropriate.
- Prepares analytical reports and briefings reflecting the compliance and accountability of each DoN Holder with the commitments and conditions of its DoN.
- Collaborates with colleagues across DPH and with other regulatory partners including CHIA (Center for Health Information and Analysis), HPC (Health Policy Commission), and the AGO (Attorney General’s Office) to understand how a proposed project advances shared goals to coordinate investments in population health across the Commonwealth’s communities.
- Knowledge of the social, economic, behavioral and technological factors, trends and problems involved in health care planning.
- Knowledge of the methods used in the preparation of charts, graphs and tables, and of the methods of general report writing.
- Ability to analyze and determine the applicability of data, to draw conclusions and to make appropriate recommendations.
- Ability to understand, apply and explain the laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, specifications, standards and guidelines governing assigned unit activities.
- Ability to gather information, to assemble items of information in accordance with established procedures, to determine proper format and procedure for assembling items of information, to compile statistical data, and to communicate clearly, concisely, logically, accurately and persuasively in written, verbal and visual formats in internal, external and public settings.
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