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BJC HealthCare

Regulatory Compliance Specialist


Clinical Care Specialist/Staff Nurse


Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Additional Information About the Role

St. Louis Children's Hospital has an opportunity for a Regulatory Compliance Specialist. This role will have an integral part of ensuring that laws and regulations are being followed.

Candidates should be comfortable interacting with leadership at all levels and have strong communication skills.

Hybrid position, and will require onsite visits weekly.


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St. Louis Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health and lives of children. As one of the top-ranked children’s hospitals in the country, St. Louis Children’s provides care in more than 50 specialty areas through a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, staff and volunteers. Along with inpatient and outpatient medical care, the hospital offers education, wellness and injury-prevention programs to fulfill its mission to “do what’s right for kids.”

Providing comprehensive, high-quality care and serving as an advocate for children has been St. Louis Children’s commitment since its inception in 1879. Today, the hospital serves patients and families across a 300-mile service area, and has seen patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

St. Louis Children’s consistently ranks among America’s Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report in all surveyed categories. In 2021, St. Louis Children’s was one of eight children’s hospitals to rank in the top 25 of all 10 specialties. The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is one of the top-ranked medical schools in the United States. Since 2005, St. Louis Children’s has been designated as a Magnet® hospital for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center® (ANCC).

Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

This position facilitates accreditation and regulatory compliance activities within assigned facilities and provides interfacility readiness support to other facilities across BJC HealthCare. Partners with system leaders to ensure execution of standard survey program components, use of standardized tools and processes, including active participation in interfacility survey activities. Proactively assists in reviewing new or revised services and spaces to ensure compliance and facilitates performance activities to gain or restore compliance when needed. Serves as liaison for communications with federal and state regulatory bodies as well as applicable accrediting organizations. This role requires the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) Certification within two years of hire.


Facilitates onsite survey management and comprehensive post-survey follow-up, including written responses and assurance of comprehensive actions plans to correct deficiencies.Supports the development, implementation and sustainment of evidence-based practice standards, policies, and procedures.Develops and implements strategies that ensure the organization maintains a state of perpetual readiness for any and all reviews by regulatory agencies and to achieve a level of quality and services that exceed regulatory requirements.Provides education, coaching and assistance to project leaders through the regulatory and accreditation processes, methodologies and tools.Assists departments in identifying and correcting regulatory compliance issues and participates in preparatory activities for regulatory agencies.BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Minimum Requirements


Bachelor's Degree


2-5 years

Supervisor Experience

No Experience

Preferred Requirements

Licenses & Certifications

Benefits and Legal Statement

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At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
  • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
  • 401(k) plan with BJC match
  • Tuition Assistance available on first day
  • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • Adoption assistance

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The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer