DDD Compliance Officer

Feb 26 2024
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Developmental Disabilities Division (DDD)

Downtown, Oahu


DDD Compliance Officer

$6,949 - $9,892 monthly, salary commensurate with training and experience


Exempt, Non-Civil Service, Temporary, Fulltime appointment.  Developmental Disabilities Division assures there is a comprehensive system of supports and services for persons with developmental disabilities or intellectual disabilities (DD/ID), based upon the principles of self-determination incorporating individualized funding, person-centered planning and community based services. This position will ensure the development and organization-wide implementation of operational plans to address the requirements of federal regulations, state policies, court settlement agreements and/or court orders and the Divisions’ strategic and quality management plans.  Other functions of the position are to assist the Division with formal appeals, recommend policy changes designed to assure ongoing compliance with law or regulations and achievement of evidence based outcomes.




Minimum Qualification


EDUCATION:  A master’s level or higher degree from an accredited college or university in health, human services, business, or legal fields.  A JD, MD or other health related doctorate is preferred.


EXPERIENCE:  Ten (10) years of professional or other responsible work which involved gathering, evaluating and analyzing data, facts, and information to resolve service system challenges and to determine and recommend appropriate courses of action.  Experience with implementing federally funded health or Medicaid programs including utilization review, clinical service quality management systems with senior management level experience and oversight of health care delivery systems is highly preferred.  The experience must have demonstrated the ability to elicit and concisely report information orally and in writing.  The experience should demonstrate ability to utilize computers in information research and program development, apply problem-solving techniques, identify alternatives, use judgment in determining alternatives for action, and prepare concise analysis reports.  Of the ten years, seven must have involved professional work in public health or human service administration, demonstrating knowledge of work operations, compliance systems and quality improvement processes.  Planning, compliance, appeal hearings and system implementation experience is highly desired.


LICENSE:  A valid license to drive a vehicle in the State of Hawaii or the ability to utilize alternative methods of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions is preferred.


Who May Apply


LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.


How to Apply


Mail cover letter, completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment with original signature, three (3) references, salary requirement and detailed resume to:


Developmental Disabilities Division

Human Resources Section

2201 Waimano Home Road

Pearl City, Hawaii  96782


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #121432.


Application packet at:  https://health.hawaii.gov/employme​nt/job-opportunities/


Other Information


This position is exempt from the civil service.  Employment in such positions is considered to be “at will.” 


For additional information, you may contact:

Ms. Watanabe, Personnel Management Specialist at (808) 453-6335 


An Equal Opportunity Employer