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Risk and Compliance Specialist

Company: Friends of Youth
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

PurposeThe Risk and Compliance Specialist tracks risk and safety data, creates reports and co-leads the Risk and Safety meetings. They coordinate the re-accreditation process and maintain agency-wide Performance and Quality Improvement (PQI) processes and records. The Risk and Compliance Specialist researches and provides operational support and overall coordination to ensure program compliance to meet quality and accreditation standards. Essential Duties Program Compliance and Quality:

  • Collaborate with the Manager of Risk and Compliance, Program Directors, and other managerial program employees, to create, maintain, and revise documentation needed for the efficient operation of services, and ensure compliance with accreditation standards and any licensing regulations (e.g., program manuals, process flowcharts, etc.).
  • Work closely with the Manager of Risk and Compliance and collaborate with the Program Directors, to improve Friends of Youth's capacity to track, analyze, report, and utilize program performance data.
  • Work with the Program Divisions to create and maintain a calendar to track external program audits.
  • Provide support in audit preparation, corrective action resolution, and audit debriefs.
  • Work in tandem with the Manager of Risk and Compliance and the Programs teams to prepare the Council on Accreditation (COA) re-accreditation process.
  • Review and upload all relevant Council on Accreditation (COA) to the online COA portal in preparation for re-accreditation, to meet all Self Study requirements and timelines.
  • Continuously complete annual reports and any additional data submissions required to maintain accreditation status.
  • Coordinate efforts to collect data for the quarterly and annual Performance and Quality Improvement (PQI) reports.
  • Maintain Performance and Quality Improvement (PQI) reports calendar and ensure the integrity and timeliness of the required reporting.
  • Compile data for internal and external performance monitoring, as requested.Risk and Safety:
    • Create accident and safety reports and share information with the Manager of Risk and Compliance and the Risk and Safety Committee.
    • Compile and create statistical data reports on exposure factors related to accidents and occupational illnesses.
    • Create tasks lists and annual spreadsheets for Emergency Preparedness activities.
    • Develop and maintain records and reports to support agency-wide safety, training, policy enforcement and provide advice and assistance to all departments and related committees.
    • Prepare, coordinate, and document safety meetings. Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. We require:
      • Bachelor Degree in a human-service or business-related field preferred. In place of a degree, a high school diploma with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience can be substituted.
      • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a risk and safety capacity.
      • Familiarity with Performance and Quality Improvement processes preferred.
      • Demonstrated working knowledge of MS365 Power Platform. b.
      • At least 21 years of age or older
      • Ability to pass a criminal background check
      • WA Driver's license with a safe driving record
      • Proof of COVID vaccination and negative TB testWe offer:
        • Generous time off including 15 vacation days per year, paid sick leave, 11 paid holidays, 2 social justice leave days per year for full-time employees
        • Health insurance package including medical, dental, vision, 24/7 access to telehealth, long term disability and life insurance
        • Transgender Health Benefits
        • Retirement plan with matchFriends of Youth is committed to equity and creating a diverse and inclusive work environment as an equal opportunity employer. We welcome, honor, and celebrate our clients, colleagues, and communities' diverse identities and cultures. For more information, email . PI200521888

Keywords: Friends of Youth, Kirkland , Risk and Compliance Specialist, Other , Kirkland, Washington

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