Centene Corporation Director, Quality Improvement in Des Moines, Iowa

ProfessionalPosition Purpose: Lead and direct process improvement activities that provide more efficient and streamlined workflow.

Responsible for leading and collaborating with others on National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Accreditation and/or Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) performance

Responsible for quality improvement aspects of risk adjustment processes for all products

Collaborate with Medicare STARS team to improve overall STARS ratings for Medicare products (including HEDIS, CAHPS, HOS)

Oversee provider satisfaction surveys and implement action plans for improvements

Research and incorporate best practices into operations

Organize and control activities, methods, and procedures to achieve business objectives

Review and implement new technological tools and processes and fosters team concept with internal and external constituencies

Present results of improvement efforts and ongoing performance measures to senior management

Formulate and establish policies, operating procedures, and goals in compliance with internal and external guidelines

Bachelor's degree in Nursing, related clinical degree or equivalent experience. 7+ years of quality management, quality improvement or healthcare operations experience. Masters’ degree preferred.

License/Certificates: Certain states may require a formal certification in quality improvement, risk management, or another parallel field. Current state’s RN license preferred. Certified Professional in Health Care Quality preferred.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

TITLE: Director, Quality Improvement

LOCATION: Des Moines, Iowa

REQNUMBER: 1115856

COMPANY: Quality Assurance, Leadership

POSITION TYPE: Professional