Foundation Health

  • Policy and Procedure Specialist

    Job Locations US-AK-Fairbanks
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/26/2018 4:06 PM)
    Job ID
    Facility Name
    Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
    Position Type
    FA: Full Time
    New Grad
  • Overview

    This position plans, coordinates, implements, and evaluates system-wide policy administration. This position is a centralized resource for the strategic development and implementation of policy and procedures for department, facility, and system-wide application.  This position manages and prioritizes multiple projects, provides solutions to complex problems, communicates project statuses and the need for additional direction or resources, to ensure timely completion of work.

    About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
    Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. We have a strong patient to nurse ratio and a culture of Shared Leadership. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.



    1. Administers and maintains an accurate and compliant policy and procedure database.
    2. Serves as a strategic partner to leadership regarding policy management. This includes establishing methods to avoid, reduce, or minimize risks by reviewing policies and procedures to ensure compliance from a system-wide strategic
    3. Researches, interprets, and applies complex state and federal rules, regulations, in policies and procedures development and administrative workflows.
    4. Recommends specific actions to be taken to achieve compliance with project and document requirements.
    5. Provides education and assistance to internal departmental leaders to meet requirements policy development.
    6. Serves as a resource to plan, lead, implement, and coordinate activities related to policy creation or management.
    7. Performs quality review and approval of policy and procedure documents, protocols, or reports

    Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.


    NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.




    Requires a Bachelor’s degree in healthcare, business, management or related field.



    3-5 years of relevant work experience in hospital, healthcare, or business operations compliance with knowledge of the healthcare industry regulatory requirements.


    Must have the ability to follow oral and written directions as they relate to the functions listed above. Must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills to effectively interact with departmental personnel, assist customers with inquiries, schedule meetings and appointments, as well as, provide assistance with incoming telephone calls and walk-ins. Requires the ability to work effectively with common office software, including spreadsheets and word processing. Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task workload in a fast paced environment and maintain a professional manner.



    Experience in writing policies and procedures.



    OE - Typical Office Environment: (Accountant, Administrative Assistant, Consultant, Program Manager)

    • Requires extensive sitting with periodic standing and walking.
    • May be required to lift up to 20 pounds.
    • Requires significant use of personal computer, phone and general office equipment.
    • Needs adequate visual acuity, ability to grasp and handle objects.
    • Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone.
    • May require off-site travel


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