The Manager, Quality and Practice 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 (Requirements)
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 (Responsibilities)
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.
Physical Requirements & Environment
Typical office setting with routine sitting and occasional standing. Routine use of basic office equipment and computer. Routine local travel is required for this position. Occasional evening and/or weekend work maybe required based on business needs. Occasional telecommuting is allowed.
SVS offers a comprehensive and competitive recognition and reward program. We believe in professional staff development. We know that our investment in employee growth provides even greater potential for them to contribute to our organization, each other, and the community at large.
SVS is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Society For Vascular Surgery
The Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS) is a not-for-profit professional medical society, composed primarily of vascular surgeons, that seeks to advance excellence and innovation in vascular health through education, advocacy, research and public awareness. SVS is the national advocate for more than 5,800 specialty-trained vascular surgeons and other medical professionals who are dedicated to the prevention and cure of vascular disease.