Associate Director, Compliance for Clinical Field Placement

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The Associate Director, under general supervision, assists in coordinating comprehensive plans for CPH clinical field placements and IPE. The incumbent assists with the development, implementation, and maintenance of policies and procedures compliance measures for clinical field placement and accreditation related to IPE.  The incumbent is responsible for collaborating with general counsel and risk management to execute affiliation agreements, oversees compliance and regulatory requirements for field placements across CPH departments in collaboration with program directors.

Responsibilities include the following: Manages and tracks affiliation agreements; Oversees student health related and legal compliances for clinical field across CPH departments. This includes background checks, CPH, HIPPA, blood borne pathogens etc. Ensure this process is initiated and providing follow up for completion; In collaboration with HIM leadership oversees implementation and day to day operations of a clinical practice management system such as tracking compliance records in the system, training departments and students, and follow up evaluations; In collaboration with HIM leadership recommends process improvements for the system and data management; Collaborate with Director and Associate Dean to build relationships for clinical and field placements. This includes working with TU Health Systems and other health systems and agencies; Prepares operational reports to assist with alignment of clinical and field placements and accreditation; May supervise administrative and clerical staff; Assists witthe dissemination of program and accreditation information to CPH Program Directors. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and at least five years of directly related experience in clinical compliance and data management systems. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Required Skills & Abilities:
*Must be able to travel to locations outside of Philadelphia, as required.
*Experience in data collection, management, and analysis.
*Demonstrated ability to prioritize work effectively and focus on completion of tasks.
*Strong written and oral communication skills along with the ability to interact with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff.
*Strong organizational skills.
*Demonstrated excellence in customer service and willingness to work as a team member and collaborate with colleagues on projects.
*Demonstrated ability to operate all standard office equipment and software including MS Office.
*Demonstrated ability to understand and apply University and College policies and procedures.

*Masters degree
*Experience in Risk Management

This position is full-time, 40 hours per week and requires a background check.

Please note this position will temporarily work remotely, the duration of remote work will be at the discretion of Temple University and the department.

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

In accordance with the City of Philadelphia’s mandate, all Temple University students, faculty, staff, and contractors must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 15, 2021, unless they have a medical or religious exemption approved by the university.  An individual is considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks or more following the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks or more following a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Individuals who do not meet the University’s vaccination or exception requirement by October 15, 2021 will be prohibited from working until proof of vaccination or an exception is provided.  For more information visit the university's Vaccines web page or speak with your HR contact.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location: Location INSIDE of PA
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular


One of the nation’s top urban public research universities, Temple University is a dynamic workplace in the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant cities. Founded in 1884 as a night school for the working-class men and women of North Philadelphia, for 130 years Temple has retained its core mission of being a beacon of educational opportunity to students of every background, while adding a national and global reputation as a leader in education, research and real-world oriented instruction.

With nearly 39,000 students and 290,000 living alumni, Temple has a major impact on its region and on Philadelphia, the nation’s 5th largest city. One in seven college graduates in the Philadelphia area holds a Temple degree, and the university is the 4th largest provider of professional education in the nation (law, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and podiatry). Temple offers 17 schools and colleges, 399 academic degree programs, 17 Division 1 intercollegiate men’s and women’s athletic teams, as well as nine campuses including international campuses in Italy and Rome.  

Like the students the university serves, Temple’s approximately 8,000 employees are hardworking, diverse and energized by the vibrant and supportive work environments across the university, all aligned towards advancing the teaching, research and service missions of Temple University.

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