Work with clinics and other patient care settings to improve their performance on Medicaid Quality Incentive Measures (QIMs). Facilitate quality improvement and practice transformation efforts through meeting with practice staff, sharing expertise in quality improvement best practices, and providing information about background of QIM measures, the specifications of QIMs, and provider incentives for improved performance. This position is grant funded through December 31, 2018. Additional funding opportunities will be evaluated prior to that date.
Quality Improvement – independent duties:
Collect or create project data:
Compliance and contracting:
Work Experience: At least five years of experience in healthcare with a strong clinical focus. Experience in quality improvement, practice facilitation, and program development.
Education, Certificates, Licenses: Clinician preferred with current Oregon license; significant in-clinic experience may substitute for a clinical license. Bachelors or equivalent degree desired.
Knowledge: Knowledge and understanding of disease prevention, medical procedures, care modalities, procedure codes, including ICD-10, CPT Codes, health insurance, and State of Oregon mandated benefits. Ability to develop, review, and evaluate utilization reports. Knowledge of quality improvement methodology. Experience giving presentations. Organizational skills with solid experience in using computers and various software applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, and audio-visual equipment. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Environment: Work inside in a general office setting with ergonomically configured equipment. Travel within the region is required approximately 50% of the time. Infrequent overnight travel.
Physical Requirements: Stoop and bend. Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time while performing core job functions. Repetitive motions to include typing, sorting and filing. Light lifting and carrying of files and business materials. Ability to read and comprehend both written and spoken English. Communicate clearly and effectively.
Disclaimer: This job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position and is subject to change. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. Employment remains AT-WILL at all times.