Health, Other, Project Management/Program Development
4 Year Degree
The Manager, Quality Improvement 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 will staff the Quality Improvement, Health Technology Committees and the certification of vascular services program that support quality improvement initiatives. This position facilitates the management of the engagement of members in quality improvement through education, benchmarking and sharing best practices, methodologies and resources that best fit member needs and practice. The position will work closely with the Director of Quality Practice to support the vision and direction of the Society promoting improved patient health outcomes.
What you’ll own (Responsibilities)
Staff liaison will develop and maintain knowledge of the committee’s area of expertise and work effectively and cooperatively with volunteers.
Work with the committee members to develop agenda and to assure the business of the committee is accurately recorded.
Work with the Committee members to Increase awareness and education about best practices, appropriateness, and opportunities for improvement by leveraging data. Manage timelines, design and coordinate communication and dissemination plan to engage members in QI activities. Develop tools and resources for vascular surgeons.
Oversee and create quality improvement programs communication on the SVS website and work with the program specialist to ensure timely updates; review, analyze and improve member usage rates.
Provide staff support for the Quality Improvement Committee, Health Technology Committee. certification subcommittee and other quality practice committees as assigned.
Other duties as new quality projects are externally funded such as pilot project evaluating team-based care and patient oriented vascular care.
Additional projects as assigned.
What you’ll 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.
Periodic travel required to staff writing group and other national meetings.
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.
About the Society for Vascular Surgery
The Society for Vascular Surgery advances the care and knowledge of vascular disease, which affects the veins and arteries of the body, to improve lives everywhere. It counts more than 6,000 medical professionals worldwide as members, including surgeons, physicians, and nurses. For more information about vascular health and the society, please visit www.vascular.org.
The Society for Vascular Surgery 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. http://www.vascular.org/