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Cambia Health Solutions Quality Consultant or Senior in Tacoma, Washington

Quality Consultant or SeniorPortland, OR; Seattle, WA; Burlington, WA: Tacoma, WA; Medford, OR; Salem, OR; Lewiston, ID; Boise, ID; Salt Lake City, UT; Remote from WA, OR, UT, or ID.The Quality Consultant is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring quality improvement programs related to chronic disease, prevention, or early detection. This includes monitoring and management of one vendor program that supports quality program goals. It will be responsible for managing the QI cycle for these projects. Assists in identifying and resolving deficiencies that may impact plan compliance with regulatory accreditation standards. Ensures activities meet regulatory requirements of the state or federal government, and ensures projects support Cambia's quality strategies, approaches and work plans.Responsibilities* Supports maintaining required/applicable quality program documents, including a standardized quality management plan and program to ensure compliance with external regulatory and accreditation and/or performance measurement requirements.* Serves as a point of contact, coordinating and collaborating with accreditation entities and business partners to ensure compliance with accreditation and/or performance measurement requirements. Helps prepare enterprise for accreditation and/or performance measurement submissions and reviews.* Manages vendor supporting quality campaigns, including acting as main liaison to vendor, supplying lists of targets to vendor, and monitoring reports from the vendor to monitor and analyze results of campaigns.* Compiles information related to quality improvement projects for internal use and external audits and maintains relevant records.* Responsible for reporting certain activities to the quality committee and management.* Responsible for managing and coordinating QI workgroups, including scheduling, workflows, production of contemporaneous committee minutes, reporting and processes in support of the Quality Program.* Responsibility for identifying, reviewing and getting approval for clinical practice guidelines that support specific quality projects.* Works with clinical and operational areas to develop performance metrics for monitoring program objectives. Identifies areas for improvement and implements interventions or corrective action plans as needed.* Establishes and maintains tracking and monitoring systems for health quality improvement activities according to regulatory requirements, accreditation standards, policies and procedures and contractual agreements.* Effectively keeps leaders informed through regular written and verbal project status communications.Minimum Requirements* Knowledge of quality improvement processes and performance measurement. Ability to identify and monitor clinical quality measures and manage program activities.* Demonstrated ability to identify problems, develop solutions and implement a chosen course of action.* Leadership skills with the ability to direct activities of others both individually and within a project team .* Ability to organize, plan, prioritize and develop multiple projects within time constraints.* Strong knowledge and understanding of data integrity/validity standards and significance.* Ability to perform sound basic quantitative and qualitative analyses and interpretation.* Knowledge of the healthcare industry, preferably in the managed care market.* Excellent verbal and written communication skills including ability to communicate effectively across multiple areas and levels.* Familiarity with NCQA Standards, particularly the Population Health Management standard set.* Experience managing QI activities associated with chronic disease, early detection and / or prevention preferr