Senior Clinical Quality Management Analyst

Job ID: J111263
Company: Gateway Health Plan
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Mar 19, 2018

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GENERAL OVERVIEW:  

Responsible for working with appropriate departments in the areas of compliance, process improvement and member/provider satisfaction for all product lines (e.g. Medicaid and Medicare Special Needs Plan).  Identify/ implement best practices and/or interventions that have potential to improve health outcomes for members and improve quality scores. Recommends and/or implements process improvements related to the potential of quality medical care and service.  Serves as a resource regarding accreditation standards including NCQA standards and continuous quality improvement principles.  May coordinate accreditation activities on behalf of the organization.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

1. Develops, manages process improvement initiatives from member/providers to include detailed data analysis, process analysis, report generation and documentation.   

2. Conduct, collect and analyze data from office site and/or medical record reviews to continually improve the care and service to members and coordination with the credentialing and quality improvement programs to achieve and maintain accreditation.

3. Monitor changes, corrections and clarifications in applicable regulatory/accrediting body requirements and make adjustments to the compliance plan.

4. Conduct annual audits, identify gaps, communicate results and re-audit

5. Other duties as assigned or requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Healthcare-related field or 6 years of progressive medical coding related experience.
  • 5-10 years of relevant, progressive experience in the area of specialization

    Preferred

    • Master’s Degree in a healthcare-related field
    • An understanding of Total Quality Management (TQM) concepts, techniques, process and outcome measurements ( 1-2 years)
    • An understanding of statistics is also preferred in order to analyze various reports and validate study methodologies (1-2 years)
    • Prior vendor management experience preferred (1-3 years)
    • An understanding of HEDIS, Stars, and provider pay-for-performance initiatives
    • Experience using statistical methods to analyze various reports and validate study methodologies
    • Experience utilizing data to design and implement solutions for problems based off of identified trends
    • Prior project management experience preferred (1-3 years)
    • Excellent verbal communication skills and professional manner, excellent written communication skills and a familiarity with a variety of writing styles.   Must be able to communicate with medical administrators, including Medical Directors and Physician Advisors related to problem identification, action plan implementation, ongoing monitoring and problem resolution. (1-2 years)
    • Demonstrated computer literacy and knowledge of information systems and comparative data bases.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.) (1-3 years)
    • Well-developed, analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to understand and interpret clinical data.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  

    • Excellent verbal communication skills and professional manner, excellent written communication skills and a familiarity with a variety of writing styles.   Must be able to communicate with medical administrators, including Medical Directors and Physician Advisors related to problem identification, action plan implementation, ongoing monitoring and problem resolution. (1-2 years)
    • Demonstrated computer literacy and knowledge of information systems and comparative data bases.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.) (1-3 years)
    • Well-developed, analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to understand and interpret clinical data.
    • Prior project management experience preferred (1-3 years)

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