The Quality Improvement (QI) Coordinator reports to the Community Health Center (CHC) Programs Manager and the Director of the Indiana Quality Improvement Network. The QI Coordinator provides coordination and direct support to Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) participating health centers (PHCs) and other IPHCA members for quality improvement (QI) and Health Information Technology (HIT) activities. Primary responsibilities include participating in user/peer group meetings regarding QI and HIT activities; coaching and conducting performance assessments with PHCs related to HCCN QI projects and initiatives; assisting IPHCA Federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) and other health center members with Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition; assisting other IPHCA staff with planning, coordination, and evaluation of QI training for PHCs and other IPHCA members, including identification of training consultants as needed; and staying current with QI research and serving as a QI resource.
Bachelor’s degree in health sciences or related field is required along with a minimum of two years QI experience. The position also requires strong facilitation skills, knowledge of principles related to PCMH, Meaningful Use (MU) and QI; interest in and knowledge of community health care and primary care; ability to effectively communicate with a diverse customer group in a complex environment; strong team building and collaboration skills; creative thinking; and excellent, high-level proficiency in all Microsoft Office software. FQHC and electronic health record (EHR) experience is preferred.
IPHCA is a 501-c-3 membership association that provides technical assistance, training, support, and advocacy for community health centers that serve an under and uninsured patient population state wide. Visit us on the web at www.indianapca.org