Job Description

Extended Job Title
Compliance Specialist (Institutional Compliance Office)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
The Institutional Compliance Program Specialist manages comprehensive departmental documentation preparedness for demonstrating regulatory compliance effectiveness; ensures immediate availability of program integrity component documentation for government investigations; conducts assessments of the status of new and ongoing compliance and privacy program tasks and projects; produces and maintains cumulative compliance program activity records, analytical reports, and tracks and trends compliance and privacy program activities; manages compliance program issue logs and dashboards; produces and manages timelines to ensure issue closure and response deadlines are met; maintains compliance documents and records for the Institutional Compliance Committee.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Effectively maintains collaborative working relationships to achieve increased satisfaction with and participation in the Compliance and Privacy Program.
  • Maintains accurate, completed and up-to-date compliance documents and records.
  • Maintains policies and procedures related to the compliance program; drafts and executes program procedures, processes and workflows.
  • Produces and maintains cumulative compliance program activity records and produces analytical reports related to comprehensive compliance program activities.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience managing projects associated with: Investigations Federal False Claims Act, HIPAA, Conflict of Interest, and Six Sigma.
  • Experience performing independent investigations and documenting findings.
  •  Ability to communicate effectively, demonstrating excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple tasks and work independently to meet deadlines and exercise sound professional judgment.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels and with varying backgrounds both within and outside the organization.
  • Knowledge and general understanding of federal and state compliance program
requirements, particularly in relation to healthcare. 7. Knowledge of and ability to use a personal computer and
standard business software applications for word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentations and e-mail. 8.
Knowledge of and ability to use department-specific and enterprise computerized information systems to support
compliance functions.

HSC - El Paso

Institutional Compliance Offc Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Office and Admn Wkrs All Other

Occasional Duties
  • Demonstrates behaviors that mirror our Values based Culture.
  • Annually identifies specific needs for self-development and implements a plan to achieve professional growth.
  • Assists Compliance Department leadership with complete, accurate and timely closure documentation of complaints from patients, staff, faculty, and others, including hotline complaints.
  • Assists in the administration and organization of the compliance program, including maintenance of
  • compliance program records.
  • Manages comprehensive departmental documentation preparedness for demonstrating continuous regulatory compliance effectiveness; conducts assessments and gap analyses of compliance activities to support effectiveness indicators promulgated by government agencies; exercises independent judgment regarding the data.
  • Identification of potential deficiencies in program effectiveness documentation.
  • Investigates compliance issues and documents findings in a formal report.
  • Participates in other projects as assigned and completes tasks within requested timeframes.
  • Participates in periodic compliance and privacy program effectiveness evaluations.
  • Tracks and trends compliance and privacy program activities; manages compliance and privacy program logs and departmental dashboards; produces and manages timelines to ensure timely resolution of issues.
  • Provides analysis of collected data to determine if a potential compliance issue exists.


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university and
  • two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related experience Compliance, Legal or Risk Management experience required.
  • Compliance experience preferred.

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Jeanne Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at:

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