Reporting to the Sr. Director, the Associate Director will be responsible for leading the operational and strategic initiatives of the Measure Testing team, a department of the PCPI’s Measurement Science program. The Associate Director will assist with seamless program delivery by managing a team of highly skilled staff and directing measure testing projects that include performing analytic evaluation associated with the feasibility and scientific acceptability of measures. The Associate Director will work with the PCPI senior leadership team and PCPI membership on PCPI thought leadership efforts to advance the science of performance measure testing with an emphasis on electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs). The Associate Director will also represent the PCPI on external initiatives (eg NQF, CMS, HL7, ONC committees) and serve as the main point of contact to PCPI members and stakeholders for PCPI measure testing initiatives.
Direct program operations and provide content expertise to advance the work of the Measure Testing team by serving as project director for testing the feasibility and scientific acceptability of performance measures using claims, clinical, and registry data
Manage the development and maintenance of measure testing and analytics guidance and methodology documents and supporting resources
Manage the development and maintenance of testing tools including but not limited to feasibility assessments, face validity assessments, and data collection forms
Provide the vision to implement qualitative and quantitative testing methodologies, using testing tools and statistical analysis software
Direct the development of test plans and testing results reports
Identify and assign staff as required to fulfill awarded grant and contract engagements
Oversee the development of educational testing materials for PCPI membership, for distribution through workshops, training sessions, and webinars
Direct and motivate staff and set the tone to support and enhance the PCPI in achieving its strategic objectives.
Work collaboratively with a high-performance project team.
Maintain and cultivate relationships with PCPI members to build and retain PCPI membership.
Serve as lead staff for the program and respective PCPI committee or council, as needed
Support strategic planning for the PCPI
Team Management and Development:
Recruit, hire, oversee training and orientation of program staff
Provide ongoing supervision and mentoring for program staff
Promote collegial relationships among team members within and across the programs to 1) facilitate the sharing of expertise and 2) convey the methods, standards and leading practices for carrying out the work of the PCPI.
Evaluate staff performance and identify professional development needs of staff to establish career paths
Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in health care related field required
At least 5 years’ experience in health care analytics, clinical quality measurement or Health IT environment required
Demonstrated project management skills
Experience having worked with a high-performance, collaborative, constructive peer group
Ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically with others
Strong verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to details
Strong presentation, public speaking, and writing skills, especially the ability to conceptualize issues, synthesize a response and write/develop reports
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for PCPI initiatives
Telecommuting is allowed.
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PCPI® is a membership organization uniquely focused on improving health outcomes through the advancement of performance measurement, clinical registries and quality improvement initiatives. Since 2000, PCPI has been a leader in convening experts to develop performance measures that improve the quality of healthcare for stakeholders across all of healthcare. We have a proven commitment to quality and have developed over 300 performance measures, 90 endorsed by NQF.
PCPI offers the following critical services and resources to help healthcare organizations:
1. Develop scientifically valid performance measures.
2. Access multiple registries to drive optimal outcomes.
3. Implement quality improvement initiatives.
The core function of PCPI is to convene diverse perspectives to solve common problems. With the multiple stakeholder structure of our Board and membership, a variety of perspectives and ideas are shared to help health care organizations meet the ever-changing challenges of our industry.