Job Summary: This position is responsible for supporting the director of quality improvement (DQI) efforts by compiling and coordinating clinical outcomes data.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
Assists the DQI in conducting a comprehensive, continuous quality improvement (CQI) program throughout the medical practice, including helping to develop annual plans and outcome goals and analyze results on an ongoing basis.
Reviews charts to gather data for OPPEs, EQUAL, and MIPS.
Helps clinical teams to gather outcomes information following regulatory and accreditation standards.
Compiles data into reports for the DQI, site directors, and the senior management team, including an analysis of trends and patterns.
Fulfills internal and external requests for data, including developing special reports.
Participates in presentations to educate staff on outcomes management principles and systems.
Meets with clinical teams about outcomes data to discuss implications for clinical practices. Identifies areas needing improvement.
Collaborates with clinical teams to use outcomes data in patient education and clinical practice applications including the development of new condition-specific protocols and clinical documentation procedures.
Maintains daily dashboards.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Experience: Minimum three years of experience using EMR and Excel, preferably in medical practice setting. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office systems.
Working Hours: Usual work hours are from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Work schedule must be flexible dependent upon needs of the organization. Opportunity to work from home possible.
Internal Number: 1121
About BlueWater Emergency Partners
BlueWater Emergency Partners (BW) is a physician owned private group of emergency medicine providers. We were founded with the purpose of providing high quality Emergency Medicine services to hospitals in the northeast. It is the mission of BW to provide outstanding emergency care with thoughtfulness, respect, and compassion; to provide leadership and innovation to create hospital-based healthcare solutions; and to support individual autonomy, professional growth and satisfaction. We place premium value on providing high quality, cost effective and progressive care focused on the patient and community. We all strive to work as a team with colleagues, nursing and administration. We have developed a culture of introspection and supportive communication to enable continuous quality improvement that expects everyone to operate with honesty, integrity, and respect.
BlueWater Emergency Partners is the only Maine based physician owned emergency medicine practice in the state. BW staffs and manages three (soon to be four) emergency departments and a busy walk-in clinic and helps with staffing in other emergency departments for a total of almost 85,000 visits expected in 2018. Our ...employees, including 22 physicians and 15 advanced practice providers enjoy excellent compensation and the best benefits package in the region and a culture that promotes autonomy, purpose and mastery. This has led to a physician retention rate of greater than 97% since 2009.
BlueWater is now looking for a Director of Quality in a full time position to help us meet our mission of providing the highest quality care and processes with our partnering health systems.