Health, Project Management/Program Development, Research and Information
4 Year Degree
The Quality and Practice Manager is responsible for managing quality improvement practice projects that demonstrate the value of vascular services and developing tools to support members in practice. This position staffs quality practice and advisory committees that support quality practice initiatives. This position oversees the management of the valuation of vascular services project, staffing and support for the appropriateness of vascular care project, coordination and application of practice management surveys, development of tools and resources for practice management and co-management of the certification of vascular services task force program and subcommittees.
What you bring to the job
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred (public health, health sciences, epidemiology, healthcare administration or clinical areas such as nursing).
A minimum of 5 years’ experience with quality improvement project management and implementation
Experience working in or with medical societies, associations or healthcare
Project and people management skills including demonstrated ability to coordinate and complete multiple large projects simultaneously with minimal supervision
Highly motivated, results-oriented, and able to prioritize efforts to use limited resources efficiently
Demonstrated skills to apply effective oral, electronic, and written communication methods with colleagues and volunteers
Ability to work effectively with all multi-disciplinary team members, both internal and external
Knowledge of healthcare quality improvement, outcomes and accreditation.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel required; ability to learn new technology as required
What you own
Manage the valuation of vascular surgery project including selection and management of consultants and project deliverables, development of budgets and timelines and design and coordination of communication and dissemination plan,
Facilitate practice management surveys and the application of findings including MGMA survey; oversee development of programs in coordination with the Education department; select and disseminate tools and resources for vascular surgeons in practice
Co-manage the certification task force project - focusing on the outpatient subcommittee
Provide staff support for the Appropriateness Committee, the outpatient certification subcommittee and other quality practice committees as assigned
Work with the Director of Quality Practice and CPG manager to coordinate appropriateness and certification activities with the VQI.
Oversee quality practice communications including the QP section of the website and work with the program specialist to ensure timely updates; review, analyze and improve member usage rates.
Other duties as new quality projects are externally funded such as pilot project evaluating team-based care and patient oriented vascular care.
Respect: We will treat each other with politeness, courtesy, and kindness and will operate under the ‘treat others who you would want to be treated’ mantra. We will encourage each other to share their ideas and opinions in an open environment.
Communication: Communication should flow not only from the top down but also from the bottom up and side-to-side. With the goal of transparency, we all are responsible for sharing updates which impact the organization’s ability to service its members on all levels.
Collaboration and teamwork: We are One. We embrace collaboration and teamwork, where employees will actively listen to each other’s ideas and analyze opportunities with a view of reaching solutions.
Positive and fun work environment: We are Fun. We strive to create an optimal work environment that encourages positivity and camaraderie and celebrate successes. We approach situations assuming good intent.
Trust: We are most effective when we leverage the resources and talent within the organization, relying on each other to perform their job to the best of their abilities. We empower and trust each other to make sound decisions. We value each individual, and leverage their talents, skills and contributions to the organization. We do what we say.
Passion: We are fully committed to serving the needs of our employees, members and constituents through our words and actions. We deliver on our mission in all we do.
Introspection: Staff will seek continuous self-improvement through self-awareness, self-assessment, and professional development.
About Society for Vascular Surgery
Professional member association for those interested in vascular health.