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Job Title: Analyst, Quality Measurement
Job Number: 200
Organization: National Quality Forum
Posted: 11/18/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 7
Location: Washington,  DC    USA
Compensation:
Position Description: POSITION SUMMARY

The Analyst is responsible for performing project work at the foundational level. The Analyst supports the execution of various NQF projects, including consensus development and measure selection projects related to healthcare performance measurement and improvement. The Analyst is specifically responsible for document development/preparation, database management, and communications regarding assigned projects.

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Analyst supports NQF projects, workshops, and other “core” organizational and administrative work/tasks with general guidance. guidance.

Technical Research and Document De Development/Preparation

•Research support for NQF projects may in include but is not limited to the following:

?provide synopses or summaries of research findings specifically relevant to the project scope; and ?conduct full environmental scans for existing measures, best practices, or clinical care guidelines; literature reviews, and data analyses.

•Prepare draft project overviews, committee materials, memos, reports and other documents as requested by the project senior staff. staff.

Project Support and Communications

•Communicate with expert committees and project stakeholders about project timelines and key milestones.

•Ensure that all deliverables and materials are provided to the committees in a timely manner. manner.

•Monitor timelines and alert senior staff as issues are identified.

•Coordinate internal communications within and across NQF departments.

•Assist with the convening and facilitation of committee meetings, webinars, and conference calls.

•Ensure that project databases (e.g., OPUS, Share SharePoint) are maintained, current and accur accurate.

Specific Contributions

•Work with senior staff on projects to evaluate performance measures and practices, as assigned.

•Work with senior staff on projects to provide input to DHHS on measures for use in federal programs, as assigned.

•Work with senior staff on projects in pursuit of implementation of the National Quality Strategy, as assigned.

•Ensure that measure submissions are c complete and identify areas where additional c clarifications/additions are needed. •Effectively interacts with colleagues w within the department and NQF, as well as e external parties. •Recommends solutions and process improvements at the task level. •Provides positive representation of NQF to external parties and promotes NQF within network. network.

Qualifications: POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Certification: •Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years of r relevant work experience required; clinical d degree is a bonus •Master’s degree preferred (i.e., MPH, MSHA, MHA MHA, MS) with at least 1 year of relevant wor work experience

Experience: •Strong knowledge of the healthcare delivery s system, public health, health policy, p performance measurement and/or quality i improvement. •Experience working in the healthcare d delivery system and/or with healthcare IT; c clinical experience a bonus. •Experience working in a non-profit membership or consensus-based organization pref preferred.

Skills/Abilities: •Demonstrated ability to simultaneously m manage multiple projects and competing p priorities •Ability to focus on assignments and strong a attention to detail are essential •Demonstrated organizational skills and time m management •Willing to assume responsibility, self-starter who can apply new skills quickly

starter who can apply new skills quickly •Strong written and oral communication and i interpersonal skills •Ability to interact effectively with a v variety of people and work well on a team •Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities

solving abilities •Demonstrated agility and willingness to a adapt to changing priorities •Proficient in use of MS Office suite •Experience with databases and SharePoint preferred

preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

Physical demands:

The physical demands and work environment ch characteristics described here are re representative of those that must be met by an an employee to successfully perform the es essential functions of this job. Reasonable ac accommodations may be made to enable in individuals with disabilities to perform the es essential functions.

•Physical demands: While performing duties of job, of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; w stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach wi reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required required by the job include close vision, distance distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust f adjust focus.

Work environment:

The work environment characteristics des described here are representative of those an an employee encounters while performing the ess essential functions of this job. Reasonable acc accommodations may he made to enable ind individuals with disabilities to perform the ess essential functions.

In the primary environment the noise level i is quiet to moderate with ambient room t temperatures, lighting and traditional o office equipment as found in a typical o office environment

Organization Description: The National Quality Forum (NQF) is a not-for for-profit membership organization in Washington, DC, whose mission is to be the trusted voice driving measurable health improvements. NQF does this by convening a diverse group of stakeholders–doctors, hospitals, patients, government agencies, insurance companies, medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, and more–to establish scientifically sound ways of measuring the quality of healthcare Americans receive. NQF is expanding its portfolio beyond measurement to identify actions that organizations can take to improve healthcare quality and to develop products which help them take those actions.

Closing Date: 2/18/2020
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Tonia Blades,  Analyst, Quality Measurement
Contact Location: 1099 14th Street, NW, Suite 500

Washington   DC  20005
United States
Contact Location: 1099 14th Street, NW, Suite 500
 
  Washington   DC  20005
  United States
Contact Phone: 2027831300 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: tblades@qualityforum.org
Web Address: www.qualityforum.org
How to Apply: http://www.qualityforum.org/about_nqf/careers _at_nqf/

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