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Compliance Generalist, Denver, CO

Organization: Mental Health Center of Denver
Category: Professional
Location: Denver, CO
Date Job Posted: November 19, 2021
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Mental Health Center of Denver

Our work enables adults to live more fulfilling and productive lives, children to be more resilient, and families to be happier and healthier.

Through multiple community sites, mental health providers in several Denver public schools, collaborations with community partnerships and home-based outreach, we provide treatment, prevention, outreach and crisis services to children, families and adults.

Top Workplace

The Mental Health Center of Denver has been named a Top Workplace by the Denver Post nine years in a row! We believe that people are resilient - they can and do recover from mental illness. At the Mental Health Center of Denver, we hire people dedicated to working toward that goal.

Our benefits

Our generous benefits package starts at 30 hours per week. Some of the benefits include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Retirement match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Free RTD EcoPass (bus/light rail)

We are currently recruiting the following key position

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Compliance Generalist

EMPLOYMENT VALUE PROPOSITION: Mental Health Center of Denver provides you with the support you need to help you develop a career in helping others succeed. We innovate, adapt, and leverage the diverse perspectives of the people on our team and the people we serve in everything we do.

STARTING SALARY: $58,000 - $75,000/year

POSITION SUMMARY: This position will assist the Director of Compliance in the ongoing progression and maintenance of Mental Health Center of Denver’s compliance operations and initiatives. Under general supervision, the Compliance Generalist will perform a variety of duties centered on compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations; internal policies and procedures; accepted business practices; ethical standards; and contractual obligations.


  • Help create, maintain, and revise compliance policies and procedures. Work with other departments to keep their policies and procedures up to date. Draft or recommend updates to policies and procedures.
  • Assist with the process of standardizing policies and procedures. Develop and maintain a system for managing and tracking policies and procedures.
  • Conduct internal audits. May include audits of electronic medical records. Determine scope, objectives, approach, and time budget. Identify risks and areas for improvement. Analyze audit findings. Communicate audit results and recommendations in a clear and concise written report.
  • Oversee external audits. Coordinate with external agencies and internal departments on documentation requests and submissions, preparation for onsite visits, and corrective action plan responses. Circulate feedback to stakeholders.
  • Coordinate implementation of internal and external corrective action plans. Monitor progress and completion. Conduct re-audits to verify corrective actions were fully implemented and effective.
  • Manage annual facility licensing process. Review licensing regulations. Gather necessary information and documentation, and enter/upload into State software application.
  • Assist in the development of educational and training presentations/modules. Coordinate training needs and objectives with the Training department.
  • Maintain logs of compliance inquiries and activities. Track research and disposition of compliance issues. May be asked to research and respond to routine compliance questions.
  • Assist with monitoring activities for compliance with applicable laws and regulations and internal policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, though experience and certification in healthcare compliance or auditing will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in healthcare, including experience in behavioral health, compliance, auditing, or quality.
  • Experience writing, reviewing, and editing policies and procedures is a plus.
  • Medical and/or clinical professionals encouraged to apply.


  • Superior writing skills.
  • Able to follow directions and work independently.
  • Concurrently handle multiple projects and tasks.
  • Perform detailed work accurately and take initiative to learn new tasks.
  • Strong analytic, critical thinking, interpersonal, and technical skills.
  • Consistently demonstrate a high standard of personal and professional conduct, ethics, objectivity, judgment, and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle highly sensitive information with discretion.
  • Act as a team leader for small projects or work groups.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, tactfully, and professionally both orally and in writing.


TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to sit, stand, bend and reach, operate standard office equipment such as phone, computer, facsimile, copier/printer, and other business machines. Occasional lifting up to 40 lbs.

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Standard office business machines such as phone, computer, facsimile, copier, printer and others as needed.

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