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AGENCY QUALITY IMPROVEMENT COORDINATOR (PSA 8N)

Company: State of Illinois
Location: Springfield
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Agency: Department of CorrectionsClosing Date/Time: 01/23/2023Salary: $7,792-$9,167/month ($93,500-$110,000/year)Job Type: Salaried Full TimeCounty: SangamonNumber of Vacancies: 1Plan/BU: Managerial Exclusion 063****A RESUME IS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB POSTING****Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for all degreesearned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY DOCUMENTS section of yourapplication. Please note that the Department of Corrections must verify proof of higher education forany degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended. You WILL NOT be considered for theposition if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document in lieu of a Resume or CV.Position OverviewThis position plans, develops, organizes, controls, and manages the IDOC quality improvement and operational strategic initiatives to deliver excellent health care in accordance with the mission of the agency. Participates in quality improvement committees at the facility and statewide level, works closely with OHS leadership including Risk Management and Infection Control Coordinators, and also with operational leadership to ensure excellence in delivery of health care to the population served by IDOC. This position participates in planning and programming IDOC quality management efforts, participates in the integrating of plans and projections of related organizational units, scheduling projected work programs, and encompassing, on a regular basis, questions of allocation and determination of resources, program definition, interpretation and implementation, and accountability.We are looking for someone that demonstrates, by actions, commitment to the mission and the behavioral standards of IDOC. The ideal candidate will provide excellent service to both internal and external customers through collaboration and partnership and has compassion, respect, integrity, and accountability. The ideal candidate will strive for diversity and inclusion, as well as continuous learning and improvement. The candidate must have executive presence and ability to work and communicate effectively internally and externally, be a strategic thinker with excellent problem solving and organizational skills as well as a visionary and forward thinker. The candidate should be able to demonstrate intelligence, flexibility, creativity, and "quickness" in the understanding (analysis and synthesis) of complex concepts and models and have the ability to be progressive and proactive in planning and organizing major initiativesWe invite all interested, qualified candidates to apply.Job ResponsibilitiesServes as the Agency Quality Improvement Coordinator.Serves as an internal consultant to IDOC health care administration, staff, and physicians in the areas of regulatory, process improvement, performance monitoring, and statistical analysis.Prepares timely/periodic reports of program progress and data relative to effectiveness.Coordinates Quality Improvement program activities which includes determination of program priorities and assesses need for utilization of other health resources.Designs, coordinates and maintains various aspects of the patient safety and risk management programs for the IDOC and its affiliated clinics.Leads in the development of training standards for quality processes and procedures.Manages and leads internal and external audit program, ensuring that all processes meet established standards.Manages and supports physician peer review processes by ensuring the collection and analysis of data for provider scorecards, quality metrics, etc.Plans and directs program budget; monitors budgetary expenditures for authorized funds; assists with budget projections for program area; meets with agency management to determine program needs.Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.Minimum QualificationsRequires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four (4) years college with coursework in nursing, industrial/organizational psychology, or business or health care quality management, planning and program implementation.Requires three (3) years of progressively responsible professional nursing experience.Preferred Qualifications (In Order of Significance)Prefers at least five (5) years of experience with an academic medical school, university, health care, state government, or related organization.Prefers at least five (5) years of experience with quality management, risk management, external auditors, internal controls and compliance- related issues.Prefers at least three (3) years of experience with significant systems or program design, development, implementation, transformation or transition (IT, human resources, program development, etc.).Prefers at least three (3) years of experience with the development, initiation, implementation and review of operational policies, procedures, workflows and processes and growing the efficiency of capacity.Prefers at least three (3) years of experience in strategic planning, project management, performance management, and/or program development in a health care, university or state agency setting.Prefers at least three (3) years of experience with valid and reliable data collection, analysis and utilization, aggregating and analyzing data, developing and maintaining Quality Management policies, procedures and reporting.Prefers at least two (2) years of experience at a senior level in health care quality management programming.Prefers at least two (2) years of experience developing and understanding legal documents, contracts, and consulting agreements.Prefers at least one (1) year of experience in institutional operations, financial and budget administration, planning, and/or other institutional or governmental management.Prefers at least one (1) year of professional experience working with underrepresented and minority populations.Conditions of EmploymentRequires valid, appropriate driver's license and the ability to travel.Requires ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check.Ability to pass a drug screen. On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act made it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Departments zero tolerance Drug Testing policy. The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited.About the AgencyThe Illinois Department of Corrections is a multicultural agency deeply committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion. This commitment is at the forefront of our operations, hiring, policies and procedures, and training. We recognize the benefit of workplace empowerment, the importance of diversity and fully support an environment where ALL employees are treated fairly, respectfully, and have equal access to opportunities and resources necessary to thrive and contribute to the agencys success. IDOC genuinely values the differences of individuals in our custody and is committed to ensuring a healthy living environment where they feel valued, respected, and included.Through our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we shall establish and uphold agency policies and practices conducive to eliminating all forms of exclusion including, but not limited to, racism, ageism, ableism, sexism, discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender, and religious oppression.The IDOC team works to serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in behavior of individuals in custody, operating successful reentry programs, and reducing victimization.Employees enjoy excellent benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; retirement plan and deferred compensation; state holidays and other benefit time off; tuition reimbursement; and pre-tax benefit programs. The department also offers extensive training and career advancement opportunities.The Illinois Department of Corrections is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am -4:30pmWork Location: 1301 Concordia Ct Springfield, IL 62702-5643Agency Contact:Demetria JoinerEmail: Demetria.Joiner2@illinois.govPhone #:217-557-6010 x 4435Job Family: Health ServicesTerm Appointment:Candidates hired into a term position shall be appointed for a term of 4 years and are subject to aprobationary period. The term may be renewed for successive four-year terms at the Director of theDepartment of Correctionss discretion.The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your junk mail, spam, or other folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:donotreply@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.comsystems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com

Keywords: State of Illinois, Springfield , AGENCY QUALITY IMPROVEMENT COORDINATOR (PSA 8N), Accounting, Auditing , Springfield, Illinois

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