Under general supervision of the Compliance Manager, the Compliance Specialist will assist with and support the compliance program activities of Denver Health (DH). This position supports the assessment, development, execution, monitoring and ongoing maintenance of compliance activities such as policies and procedures, education and training, compliance hotline reports and investigations, conflicts of interest, and sanction screenings. The Compliance Specialist conducts research and provides guidance related to state and federal laws and regulations which may include giving specific guidance to management, operational leadership, and departments. This position also assists in the development and rollout of compliance trainings and initiatives and monitor and report the status of completion. They are expected to work with external customers and vendors, as well as internal departments and staff throughout Denver Health to complete assigned duties and tasks.
1. Draft, and/or revise and support implementation of healthcare and compliance - related policies.2. Collaborate with colleagues, providing strategic guidance on programs, initiatives and processes that have healthcare compliance-related implications to facilitate proactive compliance.3. 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.4. Assist with the development and maintenance of forms, notices, and associated materials to reflect organizational processes as well as compliance.5. Proactively identify potential issues, support risk assessments and audits, and develop work plans to monitor and address identified risks6. Assist with monitoring activities for compliance with applicable laws and regulations and internal policies and procedures.7. Assess compliance-related educational needs and develop, implement, maintain and oversee training programs for compliance issues for the organization, including, for example, new employee orientation, annual online training, department or issue specific training8. Monitor communication avenues (e.g., compliance hotline, emails). 9. Assist with investigation processes and documentation, provide follow up and maintain logs.10. Active participation, input, and support in the daily functional requirements of the organization's Compliance Program.11. Build, develop, and maintain strong business relationships with colleagues on team and business and technology partners.12. Support corrective action plan development and management 13. Assist with other departmental projects and tasks, as required14. Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities1. Strong business acumen and ability to navigate effectively in a dynamic and matrixed organization2. Knowledge of laws (Federal and State Anti-kickback Statutes, Sunshine transparency reporting laws, False Claims Act), regulations, industry guidance and best practices regarding compliant 3. Excellent organizational and project management skills, highly analytical with attention to detail and accuracy4. Able to follow directions and work independently.5. Concurrently handle multiple projects and tasks.6. Perform detailed work accurately and take initiative to learn new tasks.7. Strong analytic, critical thinking, interpersonal, and technical skills.8. Strong problem solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve problems of moderate complexity.9. Consistently demonstrate a high standard of personal and professional conduct, ethics, objectivity, judgment, and discretion.10. Communicate clearly, concisely and effectively; experience in business presentations and public speaking.Computers and Technology1. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, experience with electronic medical record or health plan claims processing systems
* Bachelor's Degree (Required) One year of experience in a compliance or legal function preferably in the hospital, provider or health plan setting.
Location Administrative Offices
Work Type Full time
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
Internal Number: 3179
About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.