Do you enjoy applying laws and regulations to government services?  Are you interested in coordinating with public service leaders to identify potential risks, creating and implementing policies and procedures to uphold laws and regulations, and monitoring adherence to those policies and procedures?  We are seeking a Compliance Officer who will be responsible for keeping the Health District’s activities within guidelines, regulations, and ethical expectations.  The Compliance Officer will monitor business operations and identify infractions, review company policies for possible risks and liabilities, and establish compliance requirements for new initiatives of the Health District.

Pay Range and Status

  • $73,759 to $92,198 per year DOQ
  • 40 hrs/wk

For full qualifications and responsibilities, please review the job description at www.healthdistrict.org/jobs.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required.  Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of job experience required, preferably in health care administration, human resources, or the legal profession, or a combination of equivalent experience and education.
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) or Compliance Management certification preferred.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification desirable.

Key Responsibilities

The Compliance Officer:

  • Serves as HIPAA Privacy Officer and understands key laws governing health care and government services including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), 42 CFR Part 2, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA).
  • Collaborates with the Executive Leadership Team to establish practices to review and maintain required compliance documentation and internal control practices in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Keeps abreast of changes in laws, regulations, and guidelines. Assists in regulatory assessments following established procedures.

How to Apply

Provide a cover letter that details your professional experiences and how your qualifications align with this position.

·       Submit your cover letter and resume to Search Coordinator,

o    Mail: Health District of Northern Larimer County, 120 Bristlecone Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80524 (Attn: Search Coordinator)

o    Fax: 970-221-7165 (Attn: Search Coordinator)

o    Email to searchcoordinator@healthdistrict.org.

Position will remain open until filled.

Join our organization and help us accomplish our goals and make a meaningful impact in our community!

Why work for us

  • Our mission is to enhance the health of our community and to achieve this we provide health services that address unmet needs and opportunities in our community.
  • We demonstrate dignity and respect for all people and focus on our employees, clients, and community.
  • Employees are encouraged to develop their skills and knowledge that result in successful performance in their roles/positions.
  • We are committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. The Health District does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state, or local law. Employment decisions at the Health District will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.
  • We provide comprehensive benefits, including (100% or prorated portion) of the cost of medical, dental, low-cost vision, 401(a) and optional 457(b) retirement plans, 12 holidays, generous flexible paid time off, and employee wellness and recognition activities.
  • The Health District is an eligible employer for those qualifying for federal loan forgiveness.
  • The Health District provides up to $2,500 annually for Continuing Education.

Infection Control Requirements

  • Category IV
  • Must comply with infection control policies for this position.
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About Health District of Northern Larimer County


The Health District is a public health agency that provides residents of northern Larimer County with dental, mental health and preventive health services, in addition to connecting people to more affordable prescription and health insurance options.

Products and services:

·         Sliding-fee and Medicaid dental services

·         Prescription Assistance

·         Sliding-fee mental health counseling and mental health referrals

·         Low-cholesterol screening

·         Quit tobacco counseling

·         Assistance with low-cost health insurance options

·         Online health information resource

Divisions and departments:

·         Advanced Care Planning Team

·         Family Dental Clinic

·         Health Promotion

·         Integrated Primary Care/Mental Health Program

·         Larimer Health Connect

·         Mental Health Connections


The Health District is viewed as a cutting-edge, model public health agency in many areas, from its collection and use of local health statistics to its commitment to collaborative community problem solving around mental health and dental care.


Joseph Jabaily Public Health Hero Award
Larimer County Department of Health and Environment

Silver Well Workplace Award
Fort Collins Well City Task Force

Spirit of Giving Award
United Way of Larimer County

National Bike Challenge (for workplaces with 100-499 employees)
League of American Bicyclists

Silver Level Bike Friendly Business designation
League of American Bicyclists

Best News/Talk Show Host or Team in a Major Market for “Community at Work” radio show
Colorado Broadcasters Association

Silver Spotlight Award for Health District Compass Newsletter
League of American Communications Professionals

Gold Level Bike Friendly Business designation
League of American Bicyclists

Nonprofit Collaboration of the Year Award (with Homeward Alliance)
BizWest Media

Future of company:

Health District strategic priorities are determined by a publicly elected board of directors based on a variety of information, including data from a triennial community health survey.


The Health District is a gap-filling agency that is not in competition with other organizations. However, it does partner with many other local entities, including the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment, Poudre Valley Hospital/University of Colorado Health, SummitStone Health Partners and others.

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