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People's Community Clinic Director of Population Health in Austin, Texas

Lead efforts to develop a population health program to include managing and implementing value-based contracts, closing population health care gaps, developing processes to reduce unnecessary ER and hospital visits, and achieving quality performance goals that improve patient care.

  • Develop a strategic plan for fully implementing an evidence-based population health model of care;

  • Develop a documented evidence based risk stratification and patient empanelment process to better align services with patient needs;

  • Oversee development of and execution on select clinical performance metrics, particularly those tied to pay-for-performance contracts;

  • Engage staff in quality improvement efforts that address specific clinical performance metrics to improve outcomes for those metrics;

  • Create and facilitate a set of complex care/chronic disease multi-disciplinary case conferences leading to improved outcomes on key metrics;

  • Create documented workflows and metrics related to ER and hospital utilization data with the goal of reducing unnecessary ER and hospital utilization rates;

  • Manage value-based contracts and guide/oversee value-based-related grants and activities;

  • Communicate with major payers (eg, health care plans) regarding current value-based contracts and identify opportunities for improvement in contracts and performance;

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Education:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • BSN, MHI, MPH, or equivalent degree in healthcare field preferred

Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in health care leadership activities, including identifying and addressing care gaps in the patient population, especially in communities with chronic illnesses and diseases.

  • Experience employing continuous quality improvement processes such as PDSA, Lean, or Six Sigma

  • Experience managing value-based contracts and/or programs

  • Experience managing diverse teams and leading without direct supervisory authority

  • Experience with program management

Certificate/License: None

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Understand the current health care industry and value-based care

  • Familiarity with preventative strategies, population health, and quality of care frameworks

  • Familiarity with electronic health records and other healthcare IT systems

  • Highly organized and self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously

  • Collaborative working style with the ability to work with staff across different departments, teams and roles

  • Proficiency in data collection and management, analytics and reporting

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven problem solving ability and able to juggle multiple priorities

  • Strong program management skills

  • Ability to interact successfully with people from a variety of backgrounds and abilities

People’s Community Clinic is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, language, disability, pregnancy, gender identity or sex stereotyping.

ID: 2020-1380

Street: 1101 Camino La Costa

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