Quality Improvement Manager

Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers
Published
October 14, 2020
Location
Phoenix, AZ
Job Type
Category

Description

 

 

The Quality Improvement Manager has the primary responsibility of managing key quality improvement (QI) activities and projects centered on chronic disease management and preventive health across Arizona community health centers (CHCs). The QI Manager also coordinates AACHC’s Quality Improvement Peer Networking Committee and partners with quality personnel to assist CHCs with clinical workflows, process mapping and the monitoring of clinical and quality indicators to support improved patient outcomes. This position has the potential to be responsible for/assigned to multiple projects. The position is grant-funded and full time.

Responsibilities:
1. Recruit health centers to participate in assigned QI projects/initiatives
2. Coach and conduct performance assessments with organizations involved in clinical quality initiatives
3. Collaborate in the planning, coordination, facilitation and evaluation of QI learning sessions – including curriculum, agenda, and faculty
4. Arrange and facilitate learning collaborative calls as required by project deliverables
5. Prioritize, anticipate and assess QI needs of health centers by identifying educational opportunities for improvement
6. Contribute to the development of expert knowledge on quality improvement frameworks (i.e., PDSA, strategies on leading change, developing change agents)
7. Provide technical assistance to health centers to meet reporting requirements within defined timeframes for assigned projects
8. Work with health center teams participating in assigned QI projects to refine delivery system and identify best practice concepts
9. Identify teaching resources and techniques appropriate for assigned QI projects
10. Manage collection, analysis and write up of evaluation of the project deliverables
11. Collaborate with the Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) team to identify and address HIT/EHR challenges and opportunities that support QI initiatives and projects
12. Work closely with HCCN team to insure that AACHC QI objectives complement HCCN objectives
13. Facilitate monthly meetings with the QI peer networking committee
14. Participate in state-level initiatives and coalitions that align with chronic disease management and preventive health activities and foster relationships with external stakeholders
15. Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in health sciences or related field required, Master’s preferred.
2. At least four years of relevant project management and QI experience.
3. Interest and knowledge of community health centers and primary care. Experience in or with a FQHC preferred.
4. Knowledge of principles related to Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), Meaningful Use (MU) and QI (e.g., PDSA, Lean), Team Based Care.
5. Electronic health record (EHR) experience preferred.

Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers (AACHC) is an equal opportunity employer.

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