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Compliance Officer - Health Care Agency, Ventura, CA

Organization: Ventura County Health Care Agency
Category: Professional
Location: Ventura, CA
Date Job Posted: October 26, 2021
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Ventura County is located on California’s “Gold Coast,” approximately 35 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 20 miles southeast of Santa Barbara. Residents enjoy rolling hills and sweeping ocean views in a nearly perfect Mediterranean climate. The beauty and weather combined with a wonderful quality of life are among the many reasons our residents choose to call Ventura County “home.”

Ventura County is a “general law” county, governed by a five-member, elected-by-district Board of Supervisors. The Supervisors appoint a County Executive Officer (CEO) to oversee the County budget, day-to-day operations, and to advise, assist, and act as an agent for the Board of Supervisors in all matters under the Board’s jurisdiction. It focuses on providing excellent services to its residents by promoting engagement, strategy, execution and accountability to include diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives to ensure that all employees are treated with respect and without discrimination, and to improve culturally appropriate outcomes for community members.


This position will be responsible for developing, recommending, and implementing compliance programs and initiatives in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. It is anticipated that the addition of this position will ensure the hospitals and clinics will continue to achieve compliance standards with entities including, but not limited to, the California Department of Public Health, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the Joint Commission. This position will have dual reporting to the County Executive Officer and Health Care Agency Director, as well as to the Board of Supervisors. It will lead the Health Care Agency, and associated Boards and Committees, in maintaining a culture of compliance, privacy, safety, and high-quality care for the community we serve.


The required knowledge, skills, and abilities can also be obtained by completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public health administration, health services administration, business administration, or a related field AND five (5) years of healthcare compliance, which includes internal auditing and experience in the development and implementation of HIPAA and/or privacy compliance programs and have management


Master’s degree in health care administration or law degree.
Experience with compliance administration, program development, and project management, in a hospital or other health care environment.
Actively Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) or other related certifications


  • General Salary Increase (GSI): A GSI of 2.00% effective December 26, 2021.
  • Educational Incentive Possible eligibility for an educational incentive of 2.5%, 3.5%, or 5%, based on completion of an Associate's, Bachelor's, or graduate degree.
  • Pension Plan: Both you and the County contribute to the County’s Retirement Plan and to Social Security. If you are eligible, you may establish reciprocity with other public retirement systems, such as CalPERS.
  • Holidays: 11 paid days per year which includes a scheduled floating holiday.
  • Executive Annual Leave: Accrues at a rate of 248 hours per year, increasing to 288 hours after 5 years of service, to 328 hours after 10 years of service, and to 368 hours after 15 years of service. *Credit for prior public service may be considered (Management Resolution, § 616A)
  • Annual Leave Redemption: The ability to “cash in” or redeem up to 100 hours of Annual Leave per year after using 80 hours of annual leave within the previous 12 months (Management Resolution, § 1205).
  • Health Plans: Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your dependents. A flexible credit allowance of up to $16,692 annually. This will increase to $19,612 for the 2022 plan year effective December 12, 2021.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts: Increase your spending power by reimbursement with pre-taxed dollars for IRS-approved dependent care and health care expenses.
  • Deferred Compensation: Eligible to participate in the County’s 401(k) Shared Savings Plan and/or the Section 457 Plan. This position is eligible for up to a 3% match on 401(k) contributions.
  • Other Benefits include: Professional Memberships, Disability Plans, Employee Assistance Program, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Benefit Reimbursement Program, and a Wellness Program.


  • Submit an online application at and attach your cover letter and current resume.
  • Email your cover letter and current resume to
  • Mail your cover letter and resume:
    Anna Ford
    County of Ventura, CEO HR - HCA
    800 South Victoria Avenue, L-#1980
    Ventura CA 93009

Applications will be reviewed weekly beginning October 27, 2021 to determine whether the stated requirements are met. All relevant work experience needs to be included in order to determine eligibility. For further information about this recruitment, please contact Anna Ford at or by phone at (805) 677-5153.

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