Director of Performance and Quality Improvement


The Village for Families and Children


Posted Under: New Britain, Connecticut jobs in Executive; Executive jobs in zipcode 06053
Posted On: 2020-02-15

Job Description: JOB SUMMARY The Director of Performance and Quality Improvement is responsible for the oversight and management of quality improvement initiatives and oversees the management information systems at The Village. The manager must be able to develop strong, collaborative relationships with staff and colleagues. In addition, the Director will have oversight over the data collection process, performance improvement projects/activities, and intervention strategies. RESPONSIBILITIES Design and implement a Performance & Quality Improvement Program at the agency that aligns with Medicaid and HIPAA compliance requirements. Leads multiple complex initiatives that impact the quality or effectiveness of service care delivery Researches best practices, national and regional benchmarks, industry trends/standards for enterprise-wide adoption to assure quality and effectiveness of health care delivery and/or healthcare services provided to members. Provides an assessment of programs, initiatives and interventions to determine the effectiveness of activities and makes recommendations to improve outcomes. Monitors and analyzes outcomes to ensure goals, objectives, outcomes, accreditation and regulatory requirements are met. Communicates programs, interventions and results to external entities in accordance with applicable program objectives, policies and procedures. Leads, facilitates or participates in relevant committees and work groups; makes presentations; prepares reports, data or other materials for committee presentation. Represents Plan at external work groups and committees. May lead and/or participate in external activities, work groups or committees when applicable. Provide oversite to management information systems unit Act as lead liaison between agency and EHR vendor Performs all other duties as assigned. Experience and Skills: Advanced degree in a social science or educational field with curriculum focus on research and evaluation + 5 years related experience, Knowledge of Medicaid and HIPAA regulations. Demonstrated project leadership and ability to supervise staff; Knowledge of topics relevant to the Villages mission; Knowledge of key statistical analyses, ranging from simple descriptive to multivariate statistics; Proficient with word processing and spreadsheet applications. Possess solid general computer skills, including ability to work in a Windows XP environment. Familiarity with specific applications used by the Village a plus; experience using statistical software programs such as SPSS; Ability to write and orally present findings, tailoring the presentation to the audiences level of technical expertise and interest; Ability to work in a team environment; Ability to work with minimal supervision; Cultural competency to work with diverse populations; Physically able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations. ABOUT THE VILLAGE The Village was one of the first agencies in the country to provide homes for neglected children. Today, we continue to achieve our mission "to build a community of strong, healthy families who protect and nurture children" by providing a full range of behavioral health, early childhood and youth development, substance abuse treatment, and support services for children, families and adults in the Greater Hartford region. Our staff are energetic, enthusiastic, mission-driven and open to learning. If youd like to grow your career in a diverse and supportive environment rich with learning opportunities, join us! Job Benefits: EMPLOYEE BENEFITS The Village offers a comprehensive flexible benefits package designed to aid in the health and well-being of our employees and their dependents, including: Good Health Aetna Medical and Prescription Coverage Health Savings Account (HSA), with employer contribution of up to $1,000 per year Dental and Vision Insurance Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Annual on-site flu clinics Secured Future Employer paid Life and AD&D Insurance Employer paid Dependent Life Insurance Employer paid Long-Term Disability Insurance Employer Paid Business Travel Insurance Retirement 403(b) Plan with Employer Contribution and Match Advancement in your Career Annual Professional License Reimbursement Clinical Supervision toward Licensure Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Student Loan Forgiveness Program National Health Service Corp (NHSC) Tuition Reimbursement Work/Life Balance Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Employer paid and confidential counseling services Paid Holidays Paid time off; including 15 days of vacation, 12 days of sick and bereavement leave

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