Corporate Compliance Officer (Part-Time)

The Compliance Officer establishes and implements an effective compliance program to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct. The Compliance Officer acts as staff to the Associate Executive Director of Home Care and Governing Board by monitoring and reporting results of the compliance and ethics efforts of the company and in providing guidance for the Board and senior management team on matters relating to compliance. 

The compliance officer is the focal point for the required provider’s compliance program and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the compliance program. 


  • Maintains and revises policies and procedures for the general operation of the compliance program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct, managing day-to-day operation of the program.
  • Drafts, implements, and updates no less frequently than annually or, as otherwise necessary, to conform to changes to Federal and State law reviews and updates Standards of Conduct to ensure continuing currency and relevance in providing guidance to management and employees. 
  • Consults with outside counsel as needed to resolve difficult legal compliance issues including NYS self-disclosure requirements. 
  • Responds to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and Standards of Conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures. 
  • Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk and implements and updates a compliance workplan annually having approvals from the Governing Board. 
  • Provides reports as needed, reporting directly, on a regular basis, but no less frequently than quarterly, to the required provider’s governing body, chief executive, and compliance committee on the progress of adopting, implementing, and maintaining the compliance program. Keeping the Compliance Committee of the Board and senior management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts. 
  • Ensures proper reporting of violations or potential violations to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate or required. Assisting the required provider in establishing methods to improve the required provider’s efficiency, quality of services, and reducing the required provider’s vulnerability to fraud, waste, and abuse. 
  • Institutes and maintains an effective compliance communication program for the organization, including promoting: (a) use of the compliance hotline; (b) heightened awareness of Standards of Conduct, and (c) understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures. 
  • Works with the others as appropriate to develop an effective compliance training program, including appropriate introductory training for new employees and ongoing training for all employees and managers
  • Participates with home care staff in annual verification organization audits and other program audits as deemed necessary. 
  • Serves as point person and ensure timely submission of document requests for Office of Medicaid Inspector General.
  • Monitors the performance of the Compliance Program and relates activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness. 
  • The compliance officer shall be responsible for coordinating the implementation of the fraud, waste, and abuse prevention program. 
  • The compliance officer is responsible for submitting the OMIG annual certification Provides a copy of the certification, required under the preceding paragraph, to each MMCO for which they are a participating provider upon signing the provider agreement with the MMCO, and annually thereafter. 


  • Background in Home Care.
  • At least five years’ experience in conducting investigations. 
  • Demonstrated administrative and management skills including experience with large-scale programs that have multiple funding streams, contractual requirements, and performance outcomes. 
  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as ability to follow through independently on assigned tasks. 
  • Excellent computer and communication skills – strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills. 
  • Experience with DOH, OMIG, OIG regulations. 
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.  

Schedule: Part-Time; 10-15 hours per week during business hours
Reports to: Associate Executive Director of Home Care 
Classification: Non -Exempt 
Compensation: $25.00 -$30.00 per hour 

SCS offers an Excellent Benefits Package: 

403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution
pre-tax transit benefit 
Employee Assistance Program 
Pro-rated PTO 
Hybrid Schedule 

How to Apply
If you would like to join our team, please forward a cover letter, and resume with subject line “Corporate Compliance Officer” to, Melissa Vitale, Director of Human Resources. 

Sunnyside Community Services’ strength lies in its ability to collaborate with people at every stage in their lives and in their own communities. We pride ourselves in an approach that is comprehensive, caring and community based. 

All positions at Sunnyside Community Services are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply. 

Sunnyside Community Services strives to address, explore, and educate all our stakeholders about the diversity of human experience and to advance and integrate racial equity and social justice into all organizational policies and programs. We believe that everyone, regardless of who they are or what they do for the organization, should feel equally involved and supported. 

Sunnyside Community Services represents a commitment to considering the whole person and how systemic barriers and access to opportunities can affect their well-being.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer