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Quality Improvement Specialist (Nursing Home)

Company: IPRO
Location: Albany
Posted on: January 9, 2021

Job Description:

This individual is responsible for identifying, implementing, and managing cross-setting quality improvement strategies within hospital, nursing home, home health, hospice, dialysis and physician practice settings. The Quality Improvement Specialist works with the senior leadership, direct care and performance improvement professionals in these settings to ensure the implementation and ongoing internal monitoring of evidence-based interventions in a timely and effective manner. The Quality Improvement Specialist also works with professional health care organizations and community-based organizations to enlist their support as partners in improving transitions of care across the health care continuum.QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Superior communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to communicate quality improvement data and methods to health care providers and community stakeholders with varying technical and clinical backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of health care quality improvement and community organizing. Experience with quality improvement research techniques and knowledge of disparities in the care of underserved populations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a proven record of developing productive relationships with health care provider staff, consumers and community stakeholders including business and political leaders.
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Proven record of success in promoting improvement in community health quality and efficiency.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as in a team environment.
  • Computer proficiency with a developed knowledge of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Ability to provide formal and informal presentations to internal staff and external customers.
  • Ability to travel to provider sites and conferences as required.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
    • Bachelor's degree in education, nursing, public administration, public policy, public health or related field, required. Master's degree, preferred.
    • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in health care quality improvement, required.
    • Prior experience in community coalition building and project management, preferred.
    • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) or other quality certification, preferred.IPRO offers a comprehensive benefits package.IPRO is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

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