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Improvement Coordinator - Virginia


Fulltime: Yes


Primary Responsibilities:

HQI is a health quality consulting company that serves as the Medicare Quality Innovation Network – Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for Maryland and Virginia.  In addition, we are the Practice Transformation Network (PTN) for a mid-Atlantic region, including Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia and Washington D.C., the only QIN-QIO in the nation to hold both contracts.”  Since 1984, we have been leading the way to better healthcare by working with providers, patients and partners to improve health quality across the region.  Through the PTN, we help independent practices to maximize efficiencies, manage population health and improve care coordination.  HQI has helped improve patient care and safety for thousands of people over the years.

We are currently seeking an Improvement Coordinator to work with hospitals, physician practices and other care settings participating in one of the nation’s largest healthcare quality improvement programs. In this role, you will to support healthcare providers on target areas of improvement that could include:

  • Antibiotic Stewardship
  • Cardiac Health
  • Diabetes Management
  • Community Awareness & Organization

The Improvement Coordinator is responsible for initiating, planning, organizing, and communicating implementation projects in relation to stated improvement objectives and outcomes.  Will also monitor progress against timelines and milestones.  Supports activities included but not limited to data analysis, facilitation of recommendations for improvement, action plan development and implementation.

Potentially have the freedom to work from home, while being part of the region’s most experienced and respected healthcare quality improvement organization. Must demonstrate the ability to work independently and be part of cross-functional teams, develop strong consultative relationships, manage multiple priorities, interpret data, and implement quality improvement processes.  Familiarity with hospital, ambulatory or nursing home quality management and electronic health records highly desirable.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in a healthcare field or related area. Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience required. Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in healthcare administration, public health or quality improvement. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including experience conducting training and writing reports. Ability to travel if needed l between healthcare provider locations within the state and/or region.

Competitive salary and benefit package. Benefit information available online. HQI maintains a drug free workplace and is a M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.