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Job Title: Director, Quality Measurement
Job Number: 201
Organization: National Quality Forum
Posted: 11/18/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Washington,  DC    USA
Position Description: POSITION SUMMARY

The Director is responsible for managing and executing the implementation of projects across measure endorsement, measure alignment, public and private partnerships, and/or emerging quality measurement areas. The Director will manage the day-to-day ope operations of those projects including man managing project teams, ensuring projects are are on time and within budget in con consultation with the Managing Director, and mon monitoring project direction and milestones. The The Director will provide content expertise to to staff and will contribute to business dev development activities in emerging quality are areas and the strategic direction of NQF

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES •Supervises multiple project managers and o other project staff. •Manages project teams and provides content e expertise (e.g. methodological, clinical and i implementation) to help advance projects. •Mentors and coaches direct reports and o other colleagues and serves as a positive r role model •Empowers staff to generate ideas, p proactively solve problems, and ensure o ownership and accountability. •Actively guides staff and encourages participation in organization-wide efforts a and activities. •Oversees project budgets including c collaborating with the Managing Director, F Finance department to develop initial b budgets, monitor utilization, and work with t team leads to keep project within budget. •Assists in leading project planning and d development, tying project goals to NQF s strategic objectives and ensuring milestones a are met. •Ensures good relationships with funders and a addresses issues in a timely manner, in c consultation with the Managing Director. •Briefs senior leadership on status of p projects, emerging trends, and opportunities f for future development. •Proactively identifies, communicates and e escalates risks to leadership and proposes s solutions. •Contributes to the strategic direction of N NQF, as well as process improvements at the p project and organizational level. •Effectively manages project resources, s scope, and risks to deliver outstanding q quality. •Sets clear, realistic priorities for team a and manages expectations accordingly. •Leads and facilitates project c committees/expert panels, and provides o oversight and technical guidance to project t teams. •Engages in communication to promote NQF’s m mission and engages with external s stakeholders to build relationships and r represent NQF as an external speaker, c committee representative or liaison. •Actively assists in securing funding for p projects and generating potential new p project ideas and strategy •Collaborates across NQF to advance quality mea measurement and alignment.



Education/Certification: •Advanced degree in a clinical discipline, pub public health or healthcare management.

Experience: •Minimum of 8 years of experience managing p people, budgets, and projects. •Minimum of 3 years of experience leading, m managing, coaching and mentoring individuals a and/or teams and holding staff accountable f for results. •The incumbent should have experience in h healthcare quality, including measurement, a alignment, and improvement. •Demonstrated success at leading multiple l large projects and managing competing p priorities to achieve optimal results. •Demonstrated experience working with b budgets and forecasts for projects and m managing utilization targets. •Demonstrated expertise and leadership p presenting and writing on behalf of an o organization. •Strong knowledge of healthcare performance m measurement, policy or public health. •Experience working in the healthcare deli delivery system is a plus.

Skills/Abilities: •Excellent interpersonal skills. •Proven track record in working c collaboratively with internal staff and e external stakeholders is essential. •Demonstrated strategic planning ability. •Demonstrated strategic cultivation of e external relationships through regular p participation in panels, committees and n networks. •Demonstrated excellent communication s skills, including writing, presentation and p persuasion skills for external audiences e evidenced through annual speaking e engagements, showing area of expertise and t thought leadership.

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,  Director, 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 
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Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: _at_nqf/

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