POSITION SUMMARY & FUNCTIONS:
Perform a wide variety of professional duties to support and guide Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and other external organizations with their efforts to pursing the quadruple aim. Use evidence-based frameworks, employ readiness assessment tools, and provide quality improvement expertise trainings, to assist FQHCs and other organizations in setting and meeting their quality improvement goals.
- Work with the tools, techniques, and paradigms of common quality improvement disciplines
- Collaborate with providers and clinical teams within FQHCs to identify and improve clinical benchmarks and incorporate Quality Improvement (QI) strategies to implement change.
- Meet with FQHC Quality Improvement teams and document progress according to program or contract guidelines.
- Assist with the analysis and presentation of data to assess organizational progress toward meeting quality improvement goals.
- Facilitate and support shared learning between organizations, including identifying best and promising practices to accelerate quality improvement.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Experience working with the tools, techniques, and paradigms (e.g. PDSA, process mapping, root cause analysis, FMEA, VOC, etc.) of common quality improvement disciplines
- Demonstrated leadership and management skills
- Ability to lead clinicians and practices through meaningful change
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the unique characteristics of non-profit health care setting
- Proficient use of computer systems and software, including MS Office Suite, and internet to research issues and monitor various government sites
- Must have excellent organizational skills; ability to multi-task, manage, and prioritize various and differing projects, as well as work effectively toward numerous deadlines.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and listening skills; must be able to form strategic alliances with all levels of individuals within various agencies, FQHC leaders, and community partners
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in multiple formats; able to make succinct and persuasive presentations in a professional setting
- Strong analytical skills and ability to translate objectives and data into action among internal and external stakeholders
- Must be able to set individual goals and work independently as well as part of a team
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Master’s degree with at least 4-5 years of related experience in a clinical quality improvement environment. Experience in lieu of degree will be considered.
The incumbent regularly performs work in an office environment. Travel (up to 50%) is often required to attend meetings and perform site visits throughout the nation.
How to Apply
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Alexandra Ocampo at email@example.com or facsimile at 203-250-0040.