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Quality Specialist / Healthcare in Harrisburg, PA at KEPRO

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

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Job Description

KEPRO is a rapidly growing national quality improvement and care management organization. We work to ensure that over 1 billion people receive the right care, at the right time, in the right setting. KEPRO is recruiting for the following excellent career opportunity:

                                                                  Quality Specialist - Healthcare

  • Responsible for monitoring, tracking and coordinating with the appropriate management staff to ensure compliance with contract deliverables, critical indicators (CI), and customer expectations for all assigned contracts. 
  • Works closely with the appropriate staff to establish and maintain a performance measurement/indicator system for Operations.
  • On a routine basis, prepares and provides data analysis of performance indicators and Executive Reports to Senior Management.
  • Oversees all IQC/CI/QIP activities conducted as assigned. Provides guidance and expertise to project teams and continuous improvement “consulting” services to internal customers.
  • Responsible for IRR studies and any other Quality Improvement studies conducted as required for assigned contracts or customers, both internal and external.
  • Responsible for monitoring compliance with KEPRO’s Comprehensive Confidentiality Plan.
  • Works directly with appropriate business analysts to identify and maximize opportunities to use data and reports to improve services, processes and products.
  • Reviews and analyzes detailed documentation to create business requirements and system(s) functionality; including workflows, program functions, and recommendations to develop or modify systems, processes, and/or applications.
  • Develops test cases, performs initial testing, supports end-user testing, documents findings, and makes recommendations/prepare business requirements accordingly. 
  • Facilitates the development and implementation of quality improvement plans, including policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Responsible for maintaining documented standards of performance and identifying all deviations from the quality improvement plan.
  • Maintains working knowledge of the current contract and deliverables to ensure compliance
  • Assists in the development of evaluation tools that will produce quantitative and qualitative data and findings to validate compliance and competence.
  • Ability to use knowledge of quality improvement models and methods (e.g. rapid cycle improvement, quality measurement and reporting, plan-do-check-act)

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3 or more years of quality management experience, with an emphasis on performance measurement systems, preferred
  • 1-2 years’ experience leading improvement teams, project management and/or continuous improvement activities, preferred
  • Exceptional communication, organizational, facilitation skills and a strong team ethic is a must; ability to support and influence a team environment. 
  • Ability to interact effectively with internal and external customers in a professional and courteous manner under hectic and changing conditions. 
  • Previous workload management experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills necessary.
  • Advanced proficiency in use of productivity tools including Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to organize, synthesize and analyze large amounts of information
  • Strong verbal and written skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with diverse audiences including physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, administrators and a wide-variety of non-technical staff.


KEPRO offers challenging careers, excellent benefits and opportunities for advancement.  Come grow with a progressive health care management leader. Only those candidates identified for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls, please.  Visit us at www.kepro.com for more information on the KEPRO Family of Companies. 

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KEPRO is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.