The American Dental Association is dedicated to promoting the public's health through its initiatives in research, education, advocacy, public awareness and the development of standards. We have an exciting opportunity for a Manager, Quality Assessment & Improvement.
This position will plan, manage, and coordinate the Association's initiatives in quality improvement within both public (e.g. Medicaid) and private sectors (i.e. commercial). To serve as the lead staff for the Dental Quality Alliance Implementation and Evaluation Committee. To manage the Association's activities regarding managed care programs within Medicaid and Medicare as payers of dental services. To guide and support the Association's policy development and advocacy efforts in those areas and to educate and assist members and the dental community in those areas.
Requirements: This position has the following minimum requirements:
A minimum of 7 years of work experience in program administration and/or policy in the quality measurement Improvement arena including experience in project planning, writing reports, facilitating volunteer groups and working across teams
Previous experience in the dental arena; and leading groups to achieve consensus
Knowledge and/or prior experience working on healthcare quality measurement and improvement
Knowledge of dental payment and delivery systems
Excellent organizational, oral & written communications, planning and public speaking skills
Ability to independently initiate and complete projects and also in teams with multiple internal and external collaborators
Highly desirable skills include:
Previous experience working with Medicaid programs or within the quality arena.