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Performance Improvement Project Manager in Phoenix, AZ at HSAG

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Under minimal direction, conducts and/or validates quality/performance improvement projects for Managed Care Organizations (MCOs).  

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serves as a technical resource for the state, MCO staff, and external partners for performance improvement projects.

 

  • Collaborates with state, MCO, and external partners on performance improvement projects.

 

  • Validates the design, analysis and interpretation of results, and interventions/quality improvement activities and processes performed by the MCOs.

 

  • Knowledge and/or experience with quality improvement science tools and rapid-cycle improvement methods.

 

  • Facilitates technical assistance and on-site trainings on the use of quality improvement tools and methods, data mining, data analysis, and interpretation of outcomes.

 

  • Ability to translate the performance improvement projects evaluation/validation findings into written reports.

 

  • Work on multiple projects in a collaborative team environment.

 

  • Conducts research and literature reviews.

 

  • Manage day-to day MCO and state projects and activities, deliverables, timelines, and attend on-site meetings and trainings, upon request.

 

Job Requirements

  • RN, MSW, MPH, MA or BA in a health-care related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

  • Minimum of three years quality improvement experience.

 

  • Health plan experience and/or certified professional in health care quality (CPHQ), preferred. 

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Experience with the Model for Improvement developed by Associates in Process Improvement and Institute for Healthcare Improvement, preferred.

 

  • Familiarity with Windows environment.

 

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

 

ACCOUNTABILITY 

  • Accountable for the timeliness, completeness, accuracy, and quality of all assigned functions and tasks.

 

WORK CONDITONS 

  • In this position, the employee may be subject to environmental conditions related to occasional in and out-of-state travel.

 

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS/COMPETENCIES

 

  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and problem-solving abilities and use critical thinking.

 

  • Ability to utilize professional judgment and discretion.

 

  • Ability to communicate detailed ideas and instructions clearly and competently to staff and clients by written and spoken word.

 

  • Ability to analyze and address client and company issues.

 

  • Ability to coordinate numerous project activities and tasks concurrently and efficiently.

 

  • Ability to travel to presentations, meetings, and review sites statewide and out of state.

 

  • Ability to learn and use computer software programs.

 

  • Ability to adhere to established company confidentiality policies.

  

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

DISCLAIMER 

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, management reserves the right to revise the position or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs requiring non-regular work hours, or technological developments). 

HSAG is an EEO Employer of Veterans protected under Section 4212.

If you have special needs and require assistance completing our employment application process, please feel free to contact us.

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