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Sanford Health Policy Specialist - Compliance in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Policy Specialist | Compliance | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : Compliance-HSD - Sioux Falls

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Provides support by acquiring, compiling, and analyzing information relevant to industry policies.

Will stay abreast of policy issues relating to state and federal industry regulations and provide analysis to maintain compliance and improve the operations of the organization..

Follows laws and regulations to implement basic administrative support for operations. Facilitation of planning meetings and lead cross-functional teams to execute compliance plans is also required. Provides education, training events, conducts public speaking, and create communication pieces for staff and any other identifiable or industry-specific work group or stakeholders.

Reviews and ensures relevant documents and other necessary files are in accordance with organizational and regulatory standards. Displays accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to seek out, read, and understand research. Works in conjuncture with compliance team and legal counsel and others as needed. Will also undertake special projects as assigned.

Analyzes current policies and reports on findings to support standardization throughout the enterprise. Works collaboratively with other departments to draft and develop content for policies. Researches regulations and best practices to assist in the development and revision of Sanford policies.Analyzes quantitative and qualitative data for any trends for the development of new policies or the strengthening of existing policies. Assists in the proofreading, formatting, fact checking and reviewing of draft documents, presentations, and data analysis on behalf of policy strategy. Passionate about progress and implementing change, strong communicator, and have an analytical approach to interpreting and reporting on data. Assists in the development and implementation of major new policy initiatives and planning and coordinating policy related workshops and meetings. Works with key stakeholders to determine the needs, concerns, and viewpoints of policies, and to understand the goals. Takes independent initiative and actively and fully participates in helping to develop the policy department’s yearly goals and objectives.


Reviews and ensures compliance with relevant organizational and legal policies and procedures. Checks documents thoroughly according to standard processes and procedures. Identifies major document management categories and functions. Demonstrates experience participating in productive collaborative processes. Identifies tasks or outputs that require accuracy and detail-level attention. Processes large quantities of detailed information with high levels of accuracy. Consult with organizational leadership as necessary to address issues.

•Strong technical skills including Word, Excel and Abode platforms.

•Demonstrate strong attention to details and data accuracy.

•Must demonstrate strong writing and editing skills and convey information on complex issues both verbally and in writing using data and reasoning, and possess the ability to speak in formal and informal settings.

•Must be able to work independently and must have the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment regarding matters of significance.

•Be able to communicate effectively

•Work with integrity and be reliable; look for ways to improve and monitor own work to ensure quality; meet deadlines

•Possess an ability to effectively establish and maintain working relationships with peers and constituents at all levels of the association.

•Be a self-starter as well as a team-oriented individual with strong interpersonal skills and a positive, professional attitude.

•Be able to manage many projects, often at the same time, through their entire life cycle in collaboration with several internal and external team members.

•Possess an ability to effectively establish and maintain working relationships with peers and constituents at all levels of the association.

•Ability to perform well under pressure be able to manage competing demands, be proactive, show resourcefulness, and adapt well to changing circumstances.


Bachelor's degree.

Experience in one of the following is preferred: Public Policy, Health Policy, Political Science or Journalism.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Legal and Compliance

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD06355