The Policy Writer will support the agency’s formalization of policies, procedures and manuals.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
All of the responsibilities listed below are considered essential functions of this position. Additionally, this position is expected to ensure that the core operating values and the strategic direction of the agency are adhered to.
The policy writer is expected to meet with program managers to acquire thorough knowledge of each program and/or department operations and procedures.
Assist in the technical writing of agency policies and procedures, including as needed routing and revising policies through existing protocol.
Revise existing manuals, as needed and maintain records of any policy changes
Complete writing of policies and manuals in line with standards for accreditation, agency contract needs, and ongoing continuous quality improvement.
As needed research best practices for policies, procedures and manuals.
Keep accurate drafts of policies in existing organizational method.
Ensure employees understand TVFS rules and regulations. Update and organize as needed online policies and procedures on the agency’s intranet website
As needed assist with other Administration Department and/or Compliance Office Duties.
Adhere to all legal parameters including HIPAA, County, State, and Federal laws.
REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Detail oriented and excellent communication skills, including use of MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
Must possess a valid California Driver’s License.
Statement of sound physical health from a licensed physician, including tuberculin skin test.
Fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice, FBI and Child Abuse Index.
Must meet all requirements set by Community Care Licensing pertaining to the hiring of employees by a licensed community care facility.
Previous experience with industry standards and methods a plus.
Flexibility to travel to other agency locations if/when needed.
Conduct all functions in accordance with The Village Family Services guidelines, policies, procedures and ethical standards
Attend staff meetings, agency wide meetings, training, and other meetings as assigned
Expert relationship building skills with all levels of team members from entry level workers to senior management.
Strict attention to detail.
Strong time management and organizational skills.
Strong research skills.
Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.
Human Resources Department