TMF Health Quality Institute Health Services Consultant III in Austin, Texas

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: TMF Health Quality Institutewww.tmf.orgPLEASE VISIT OUR CAREER CENTER TO APPLY! Overview:CPC+ is a national program aimed to strengthen primary care in the US. TMF is responsible for creating the Regional Learning Network for CPC+ with a goal of supporting the 3,000 participating practices and 50+ partner payers to achieve better care, smarter spending and healthier people. The ideal candidate for this position will: - Have experience working in healthcare - Have excellent project management skills - Be professional and able to communicate well verbally and in writingPosition Purpose:Performs highly complex (senior-level) work. Develops, coordinates, and implements projects and ensures required deadlines and deliverable are met. Works under limited supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.Essential Responsibilities:Analyzes, researches, coordinates, and ensures accuracy of data.Creates, edits, tracks, reviews, submits, and distributes reports, logs, and other related documents, databases, and/or software within required timeframe and deadlines.Develops, consults, coordinates, implements, supports, and monitors activities needed to meet deliverables and activities for the project, including identifying and resolving issues.Develops, evaluates, updates, and maintains presentations, guides, and procedure documents.Plans, organizes, participates in, and conducts meetings, trainings, seminars, events, and other related activities.Researches and interprets laws, regulations, and policies to assure compliance with regulatory and contractual entities to evaluate opportunities for change and improvements. May assist and coordinate internal staff activities and trainings, including monitoring sub-contractors, to ensure timeframes and deliverables are met.May work with one or more of the following: Medicare reimbursement system, care management, care coordination, patient centeredness and engagement, Electronic Health Records/Health Information Technology, quality metrics and statistical analysis.Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications Education, License, Certification or TrainingBachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in health related discipline or other related field OR Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) with current certification from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) OR Registered Nurse (RN) with an active license oAdditional relevant experience in healthcare, project management, or other related areas may be substituted for Bachelor's degree on a year per year basis. (Experience requirements may be satisfied by full-time experience or the prorated part-time equivalent.)CPHQ, CHC, PMP, or relevant certification (External Candidates Only: Have or obtain within 1 (one) year of employment)16 hours Lean or other relevant trainingExperience Five (5) years relevant healthcare or project managementKnowledge, Skills and AbilitiesThorough Knowledge ofProgram/project planning, development and management methodologiesApplicable laws, rules and regulationsProficient Skill in Planning and coordinating projects and program activitiesGroup and meeting facilitationPrioritizing and organizing work assignmentsCoordinating labor, materials and equipmentEstablishing plans and setting objectives and goals that support overall business strategy/results; anticipating and adjusting for problems/roadblocksResearching, analyzing and interpreting policies and state and federal laws and regulationsAnalyzing complex technical and managerial problems and developing, recommending and implementing effective solutionsMaintaining effe ctive working relationships with individuals and groupsManaging stakeholder expectationsDeveloping and giving presentationsThe use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications and systemsAbility toMultitask and meet deadlinesExercise logic and reasoning to define problems, establish facts and draw valid conclusionsMake decisions that support business objectives and goalsIdentify and resolve problems or refer issues appropriatelyCommunicate effectively verbally and in writingAdapt to the needs of internal and external customersShow integrity and ethical behavior; respect confidentiality, business ethics and organizational standardsAssure compliance with regulatory, contractual and accreditation entriesWork Environment Requires working in an office/cubicle environment; sitting, standing, walking, bending, twisting and/or reaching. Requires repetitive movement; lift, carry or move up to 25 lbs. when transporting work equipment or materials. May require ability to operate a motor vehicle; the ability to travel by motor vehicle and commercial airline. May require overnight travel.BenefitsTMF offers an excellent benefits package, including:Medical, dental, vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment, and short and long-term disab