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Chief Compliance Officer

Chief Compliance Officer

Duties and Responsibilities

The chief compliance officer position establishes and implements an effective compliance program to prevent illegal, unethical or improper conduct. The compliance officer monitors and reports results of the compliance and ethics efforts of the organization and provides guidance on matters relating to reporting and compliance.

  1. Develops, initiates, maintains and revises policies and procedures for the general operation of the compliance program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical or improper conduct.
  2. Manages day-to-day operation of the compliance program.
  3. Develops and periodically reviews and updates Standards of Conduct to ensure continuing currency and relevance in providing guidance to management and employees.
  4. Collaborates with other departments (for example, human resources, finance, IT, and direct service departments, 340 B program) to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution.
  5. Consults with legal counsel as needed to resolve difficult legal compliance issues.
  6. Responds to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures and standards of conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures.
  7. Develops and oversees a system for uniform handling of such violations.
  8. Acts as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance issues and concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved.
  9. Monitors, and as necessary, coordinates compliance activities of other departments and their funding sources to remain abreast of the status of all compliance activities and to identify trends.
  10. Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk, develops and implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
  11. Provides reports on a regular basis and, as directed or requested, keeps senior leadership informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.
  12. Ensures proper reporting of violations or potential violations (ex. HIPAA) to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate or required.
  13. Institutes and maintains an effective compliance communication program for the organization, including promoting a) open compliance reporting, b) heightened awareness of standards of conduct, and c) understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures.
  14. Works with the human resource department and others as appropriate to develop an effective compliance training program, including appropriate introductory training for new employees and ongoing training for all employees and managers.
  15. Monitors the performance of the compliance program and related activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness.
  16. Create an annual audit plan for high risk areas, with particular attention to billing; coding; documentation; HIPAA; investigations; cybersecurity; fraud, waste & abuse; grant management; vendor relations; and revenue protection in general.
  17. Participate in the development and timely review of organizational policies, procedure, and programs and provide continuing guidance to all employees on compliance matters that have implications for all departments.
  18. Create and update the following operational policies and procedures: compliance, HIPAA, Safety, 340B, Risk Management, IT, Emergency Preparedness.
  19. Work with Human Resources to create, implement, update, and ensure compliance with the Employee Handbook.
  20. Ensure systems are in place to meet compliance requirements of all federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to HIPAA, OSHA, 340B, HRSA, HUD, CDC and other regulatory guidelines, and accreditation requirements.
  21. Establish an open communications environment that encourages all employees to report any suspected illegal conduct or other conduct that violates any policy or procedure, or any applicable law or regulation.
  22. Ensure department directors review department-specific policies and procedures.
  23. Ensure, as appropriate, that the National Practitioner Data Bank, state licensure records, the HHS-OIG’s List of Excluded Individuals/Entities, and the General Services Administration’s (GSA’s) List of Parties Debarred from Federal Programs are regularly checked with respect to applicable employees, medical staff, and contractors.
  24. Create and manage Thrive Alabama’s Emergency Preparedness Program.
  25. Serve as Clients Rights Officer. Ensure grievance policies are up to date and followed.
  26. Serve as Safety Officer. Ensure safety related drills are completed while keeping Safety Manual up to date.
  27. Develops all legally required documents and forms, including, but not limited to: Notice of Privacy Practices, Authorization, Request to Access/Amend Record; Request to Restrict Access, and Denial of Access or Amendment; oversees development and implementation of business associate agreements to ensure all privacy and security concerns, requirements, and responsibilities are addressed.
  28. Receives and responds to complaints regarding alleged breaches of the Agency's HIPAA policies and procedures; ensures complaints are acted upon in a timely manner; coordinates and conducts investigations into complaints; recommends appropriate corrective measures, including sanctions if justified by the results of the investigation.
  29. Informs affected departments on requirements for contingency plans for medical data security including data backup plans, disaster recovery, emergency mode operation plans, and applications and data criticality analyses; works with affected departments to develop physical safeguards for data security such as facility access and security procedures, contingency procedures for disaster recovery, and a recording process for maintenance related to security.
  30. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Knowledge of: HIPAA-related rules and regulations.
  2. Knowledge of techniques of administrative and organizational systems analysis.
  3. Knowledge of principles and practices of project planning, monitoring, and evaluation.
  4. Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations affecting the organization and its work, as well as understanding of 501(c)(3) organizations.
  5. Experience with operationalizing a compliance program, doing so in a health center is preferred.
  6. Ability to develop a rapport with all employees in order to cultivate an environment conducive to reporting possible legal and policy violations. Ability to competently follow through on investigating such potential violations.
  7. Must have sensitivity to, interest in and competence in cultural differences, HIV/AIDS, minority health, sexual practices, and a demonstrated competence in working with persons of color, and gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgendered community.
  8. Understanding of coding and reimbursement systems, risk management and performance improvement helpful.
  9. Proven ability to assess programs, evaluate organizational needs and implement required change.
  10. Experience with strategic planning
  11. The ability to communicate complex information to the Board and staff.
  12. Ability to make data driven decisions.
  13. Understanding and comfort with technology and its use in everyday decision-making and communication.
  14. Ability to work effectively with staff and external entities to establish and maintain effective and healthy working relationships.
  15. Ability to assess problem situations and resolve them quickly and effectively.
  16. Ability to work independently.
  17. Proficiency in MS Office Suite

Training and Experience or Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Health care Administration, Legal Studies, Public Health or Business Administration, Master’s degree preferred
  2. A minimum of 5 years of experience in a health care organization preferably in an FQHC environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable -or- Five years regulatory or administrative law experience, with at least three of those years in a health care setting or equivalency.

Registered Clinical Dietitian – TEMPORARY/PRN

Registered Clinical Dietitian – TEMPORARY/PRN

Duties and Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for assessing the nutritional needs for HIV+ patients of The Davis, Albertville and Hames Clinic and develop a nutritional plan of care to promote healthy outcomes.

  • Meet with patients to assess nutritional status, develop a plan of care and follow-up to assess success of the plan and document in EMR.
  • Educate staff and patients on the connection between food, nutrition and health.
  • Collaborate with the clinical team to identify nutritionally at-risk individuals.
  • Precept students from local dietitian programs.
  • Develop and review educational materials for staff and patients and their support network.
  • Keep abreast of current research and trends in nutritional therapy.
  • Participate in Quality Improvement activities as directed by the Quality Manager.
  • Assumes additional duties as assigned by the Medical Director or Director of Clinical Services.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of basic concepts of HIV transmission, prevention and treatment.
  • Knowledge of nutritional concepts and principals and its application to specific disease processes.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA laws.
  • Knowledge of Ryan White and other funding requirements.
  • Ability to use a computer including but not limited to Word, Excel and EMR.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing with staff, patients and their support network.
  • Ability to work with patients and staff from a diverse background.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a working relationship with others.
  • Ability to prioritize work load.

Software Access

  • Microsoft Office
  • eClinical Works
  • CAREWare

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Licensed or License-eligible in the state of Alabama.

Director of Health Education

Director of Health Education

This position would be responsible for the oversight and day to day activities of the Health Education, Outreach and PrEP programs offered by Thrive Alabama.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Train, supervise, evaluate, and support the professional development of a strong program team.
  • Assess current and future community needs, solicit input from stakeholders, and recommend population-specific and culturally relevant programs for development and implementation in alignment with Thrive’ mission and strategic priorities established by the Senior Leadership Team.
  • Oversee grant funded programs, ensuring grant deliverables are met and required reports are submitted by assigned deadlines.
  • Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence by establishing benchmarks, timelines, and the resources needed to achieve strategic goals; set standards for accountability and measurements of success; analyze programmatic trends, identify issues, and proactively recommend changes or ending of programs as appropriate.
  • Seek opportunities for and draft program-based grant proposals (foundation, community, and local, state, and federal government).
  • Serve as an organizational representative in collaborative partner networks and at related community events and activities.
  • Develop a knowledge management system that ensures continuous communication and maximum sharing of information and learning throughout the organization including the management team, program staff, interns, volunteers and board members.
  • Work collaboratively with the management team to integrate cross program/organization activities and functions.
  • Ensure accountability among team members by modeling tight oversight of individual, organizational, and program performance standards.
  • In collaboration with Development and Marketing team, develop and implement awareness and marketing strategies to expand program participation and authentic engagement with targeted populations.
  • Conduct disease specific trainings/LGBTQ cultural competency trainings within the organization and for public agencies, business organizations, educational and healthcare institutions, and other nonprofits.
  • Develop a vision and plan for the future programs and services offered at Thrive, including anticipation of changes in funding streams, client and staffing needs.
  • Work with other departments to set an annual calendar of programs, services and events.
  • Maintain and build upon the systems and processes for recording program activities including facilitating data collection and analysis, sharing of knowledge, and collecting narrative success stories that demonstrate progress toward strategic program goals.
  • Draft program budgets and maintain fiscal controls within the scope of Thrives approved annual budget in coordination with the CFO including oversight and management of scope of work for grant funded programs and adherence to performance and fiscal metrics.
  • Ensure program compliance with all laws, regulations, organizational policies, and funding guidelines.
  • Develop and maintain department specific policies, procedures, and training protocols.
  • Interface with other LGBTQ and allied agencies for technical assistance and collaboration aimed at building organizational capacity.
  • Participate in agency Program Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance activities and initiatives.
  • Responsible for training individuals to conduct rapid HIV/Hep C screening and provide counseling, testing and referrals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of program planning and evaluation techniques.
  • Knowledge of budget planning and management.
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of HIV/STI transmission, prevention and disease process.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA confidentiality requirements
  • Knowledge of LGBTQ community needs
  • Ability to make oral presentations
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Software Access

  • Microsoft Office
  • CAREWare
  • eClinical Works

Minimum Qualifications

A master’s degree in Public Health, Health Education or related field; OR a bachelor’s degree and five years supervisory experience in related field. Demonstrated knowledge and application of primary prevention, health behavior, assessment, curriculum development, program planning/implementation, and evaluation. Experience working with a culturally diverse population, including LGBTQ community, is preferred.

MTU Driver

MTU Driver

This position is responsible for the safe driving of the mobile test unit and the proper running and maintenance of the vehicle. This position requires a valid Alabama CDL and DOT certification to operate agency vehicles.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drives Mobile Testing Unit to and from clinic sessions, health fairs and other events, as directed.
  • Maintains awareness of potential risk to clients, staff and facility while clinic is in session.
  • Performs all routine maintenance and interior cleaning services for mobile unit.
  • Replenishes stock of clinic/medical supplies to mobile unit in collaboration with MTU coordinator.
  • Facilitates related services for health center patients as appropriate with respect to their confidentiality and privacy.
  • Completes medical supply inventory and reports items to be ordered to Nurse Supervisor to order.
  • Performs setup & take down for all clinic & laboratory areas during clinics or community events.
  • Maintains daily log of vehicle mileage and compressor hours.
  • Completes driver vehicle evaluation form weekly.
  • Maintains log of routine inspections of vehicle, daily, weekly and monthly.
  • Assists with patient flow during clinics or community events.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of HIPAA laws.
  • Knowledge of general maintenance techniques
  • Knowledge of general housekeeping functions
  • Ability to work with clients and their families from diverse populations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with staff and clients.
  • Ability to climb stairs and lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work activities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications

High School or equivalent and possession of a valid Alabama CDL with clean driving record for at least 5 years. Must be able to pass a DOT physical and maintain a DOT certification.


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Our Mission

Thrive Alabama empowers our patients to create a healthy community by providing compassionate, accessible, affordable, comprehensive care.


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July 4: Independence Day
Sept 3: Labor Day
Nov 22-23: Thanksgiving
Dec 24-25: Christmas

  • Huntsville Clinic

    600 St. Clair Avenue | Building 3 | Huntsville, AL 35801
    Phone 256-536-4700 | Fax 256-536-4117

    Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Friday 8 a.m. - noon

    Medical Emergency

    If you have a medical emergency after clinic hours, call 911 immediately or go to nearest emergency room.
    Si nuestra oficina está cerrada y tiene una emergencia llame al 911 o vaya a su sala de emergencias local.

  • Florence Clinic

    112 S. Pine Street | Suite 202 | Florence, AL 35630
    Phone 256-764-0492 | Fax 256-764-1670

    Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Closed for Lunch Noon - 1 p.m.
    Friday 8 a.m. - noon

    Testing Hours
    Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
    Friday 8 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

    Medical Emergency

    If you have a medical emergency after clinic hours, call 911 immediately or go to nearest emergency room.
    Si nuestra oficina está cerrada y tiene una emergencia llame al 911 o vaya a su sala de emergencias local.

  • Albertville Clinic

    201 E. McKinney Avenue | Suite A | Albertville, AL 35950
    Phone 256-660-5127 | Fax 256-660-5130

    Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Closed for Lunch Noon - 1 p.m.
    Friday 8 a.m. - noon

    Testing Hours
    Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
    Friday 8 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

    Medical Emergency

    If you have a medical emergency after clinic hours, call 911 immediately or go to nearest emergency room.
    Si nuestra oficina está cerrada y tiene una emergencia llame al 911 o vaya a su sala de emergencias local.

  • Thrive Wellness Clinic

    600 St. Clair Avenue | Building 7 Suite 18 | Huntsville, AL 35801
    Phone 256-382-5696 | Fax 256-382-6018

    Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Friday 8 a.m. - noon

    Medical Emergency

    If you have a medical emergency after clinic hours, call 911 immediately or go to nearest emergency room.
    Si nuestra oficina está cerrada y tiene una emergencia llame al 911 o vaya a su sala de emergencias local.