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Fire Safety Specialist 1 (Medical Compliance)

University of Miami
Miami, FL

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-12-13
Req: R100050911
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

About This Position

The department of Medical Compliance at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Full Time Fire Safety Specialist 1.

This position is part of the compliance team and promotes healthcare compliance within UHealth.

The incumbent is responsible for conducting research, performing audits, monitoring and investigations, documentation reviews of the UHealth policies, rules and regulations. Additionally, he/she will contribute to the success of the compliance program by strategizing compliance risk assessment, summarizing and documenting compliance related UHealth policies and procedures, while maintain accurate records of division actions and will document communication with members of the medical community, regulatory entities and any others involved in the medical enterprise.

  • Assist management, operations, and project/maintenance teams as required to assure compliance with federal, state, local and corporate rules and regulations pertaining to fire safety.

  • Schedules and Coordinates fire drills across all UHealth Sites.

  • Aggregates fire drills report data and enters in database.

  • Assist with organizing, planning, implementing, and auditing the fire drills to ensure meets requirements of TJC, AAAHC, AHCA, NFPA and other AHJs.

  • Promote culture of safety by ensuring site personnel are properly trained to perform fire drills and evacuations to comply with safety, life safety, federal, state and local regulations.

  • Ensure compliance with client and government regulations by performing necessary inspections and reporting. Resolve all issues in a timely manner.

  • Collaborates with IT in developing reports that will support the review process.

  • Conducts detailed documentation reviews in support of the UHealth as per the compliance review methodology.

  • Assists the leader in creating the annual compliance and audit work plans.

  • Analyzes audit outcomes and proactively identify trends.

  • Ensures accuracy that internal, industry and Federal guidelines, as well as, State related activities are met.

  • Conducts continuous training to existing or new staff regarding current and new compliance regulations.

  • Generates, organizes, and presents review finding reports.

  • Assists the leader to analyze review outcomes, proactively identify trends and high-risk areas.

  • Maintains current knowledge, communicates changes and serves as an educational resource of national and local rules, documentation guidelines and compliance regulations.

  • Manages conflict of interest disclosures and routes them for appropriate review.

  • Conducts detailed research and reviews of policies and procedures in support of the UHealth compliance program.

  • Identifies and reports general compliance issues that may arise through the work process; writes and revises standard operating procedures.

  • Reviews technical publications, articles and abstracts to stay abreast of current regulations and trends, and makes suggestions for necessary revisions when appropriate.

  • Supervises projects and other duties as assigned. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Minimum 3 year of relevant experience

  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form

  • Proficiency in computer software (i.e. Microsoft Office)

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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