Director of Population Health

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The Director of Population Health recommends, implements and evaluates healthcare improvement strategies that align with the Evergreen Association’s strategic initiatives, and are in accordance with appropriate accreditation and regulatory requirements. They work in concert with leadership to identify clinical and service data trends and recommend opportunities for improvement. As part of the Essential Functions for this role, the Director of Population Health:

· Facilitates appropriate implementation, administration and evaluation of programs designed to improve health outcomes and reduce costs for the Association’s entire patient populations

· Works collaboratively with leadership across the Association to risk stratify patient populations

· Monitors the progress of ongoing projects including but not limited to Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program and Value Based Payment (VBP)

· Assists with the identification of clinical and service data trends, identifying variations in evidence-based interventions targeted at improved health outcomes and reductions in ED utilization

· Participates in collaborative meetings such as Safety Net Association of Primary Care Affiliated Providers (SNAPCAP) as a representative of the Association

· Collaborates with Primary & Specialty Care leadership to create and amend workflow to improve the documentation of patient health status

· Assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures related to population health management

Qualified Candidate will have Master’s degree and five (5) years of experience working in health care, preferably primary and/or specialty care, and managing projects in health care quality improvement, performance improvement, and/or practice transformation, or related. Experience with programs and care models for high risk individuals and underserved populations as well as Medicaid and uninsured populations a plus. Candidate must be able to communicate clearly and professionally in writing and verbally (in person and via phone), have accurate typing and editing/proofreading skills, and proficiency with MS Office software (Outlook, Word and Excel). Candidate must demonstrate excellent organizational and time management skills, sound judgment in decision-making, keen attention to detail, and be able to work independently. Ability to multitask and attention to detail very important. Sensitivity to HIV/AIDS and lifestyle issues is essential. Candidate must have a valid NYS Driver’s License and an insured, dependable car.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education: Master’s

Required experience: Health care, Primary and/or specialty care, Health care quality  (1 year)

Additional Requirement(s): Valid NYS Driver’s License and an insured, dependable car

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