Compliance Quality Director






Willimantic, Norwich, New London, Bristol, Hartford – Doctors Clinic, Hartford – Henderson Johnson Clinic 12-14, Hartford – Henderson Johnson Clinic 16-18, Manchester, New Britain

Quality Compliance Director

Full-Time, Exempt, Excellent Benefits Package, including a $2,000 sign-on bonus during your first year of employment!

The Root Center for Advanced Recovery, a trade name of The Hartford Dispensary, founded in 1871, is a leading behavioral healthcare provider dedicated to treating substance abuse and addiction. Accredited by CARF for its high standards of care, the Root Center seeks out passionate and talented individuals to join its staff. Regardless of the position held, each employee plays an important role in caring for patients and providing support in their recovery. Today, the Root Center is one of the largest provider of methadone treatment in the country. The agency treats over 5,600 patients per day within its network of nine statewide clinics.

Position Summary

Responsible for ensuring initial and on-going compliance with all CARF Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) accreditation standards for all clinics, programs, and the administration unit. Coordinates CARF surveys for all locations and preparation/training of all staff. Annually incorporates all new/revised CARF OTP standards into agency policy and procedures and ensures implementation of all new/revised standards.

Develops, implements, and monitors all required CARF OTP management plans to include but not limited to: Community Relations Plan, Cultural Competency and Diversity Plan, Input from Patients Served & Stakeholders Plan, Risk Management Plan, Technology and System Plan, Accessibility Plan, Performance Measurement and Management Plan, and the Diversion Control Plan. Ensures agency corporate compliance program conforms to applicable CARF OTP accreditation standards, as well as any State and Federal regulations, and facilitates regular committee meetings, and staff trainings, as well as documentation review/chart audits.

Develops outcome reports from agency data in relation to the strategic plan, and prepares both the annual Performance Improvement Report. Creates the DMHAS required Recovery Competence Plan for submission to DMHAS each January. Incorporates and updates HIPAA into agency policies and procedures and assures agency compliance. Facilitates HIPAA committee meetings on a regular basis and staff training. Seek grant opportunities and applications as applicable.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Five (5) years of full time paid managerial and performance improvement experience in the behavioral health field. At least one year of the paid experience should be of a supervisory nature. Master’s degree in a related field and grant writing experience preferred.

Employee Benefits

To continually promote health and wellness to employees, Root Center offers a generous and comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Flexibility: Great work life balance with clinics closed on Sundays, twelve paid holidays, and no current on-call responsibilities
  • Competitive salary and scheduled time off: vacation time, twelve sick days per year, and personal days
  • Insurance package offering exceptional medical, dental, prescription and vision coverage
  • Retirement plan: company matching 403B with a 5% match after 6 months of employment and an additional 5% employer non match after two years of employment.
  • Professional Growth program providing continuing education, training reimbursement, and certification and license reimbursements

The Root Center for Advanced Recovery is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

2,000 Sign-on Bonus! Apply Today!