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Clinical Quality Analyst - Honolulu, HI

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Honolulu, HI
Date:
01/16/2018
2018-01-162018-02-14
Job Code:
741540
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741540 Clinical Quality Analyst Honolulu HI

Clinical Quality Analyst - Honolulu, HI (741540)

Position Description

There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm)

 

Position is responsible for strategically developing clinically oriented provider and community based partnerships in order to increase quality scores based on state specific quality measures. This role will be responsible for ongoing management of provider practice and community education on state specific quality measures. The Clinical Quality Analyst will work closely with the Quality Director to coordinate an interdisciplinary approach to increased provider performance. Provider education regarding the quality improvement program involves analysis and review of quality outcomes at the provider level, monitoring, measuring and reporting on key metrics to assist providers in meeting quality standards, state contractual requirements and pay for performance initiatives. The Clinical Quality Analyst will focus on tasks that occur in accordance with State, CMS or other requirements as applicable. This position will also be responsible for direction and guidance on provider-focused, clinical quality improvement and management programs. This role assists contracted providers with analyzing member care, trending quality compliance at the provider level, and developing action plans and programs to support provider practices in continuous quality improvement using approved clinical practice guidelines, HEDIS, CMS, NCQA and other tools. Position reports to the Quality Leadership of the Health Plan.

 



Primary Responsibilities:
  • Supports effective deployment of program at the practice level through strategic partnerships with participating practitioners and practice staff while assessing trends in quality measures and identifying opportunities for quality improvement
  • Designs practice level quality transformation through targeted clinical education and approved materials related to HEDIS/State Specific quality measures for provider and staff education during field visits
  • Materials additionally include information from local, state, and national departments of health on key health related issues (understanding, exploring, educating and facilitating on a local level)
  • Serves as subject matter expert (SME) for assigned HEDIS/State Measures, preventive health topics, leads efforts with clinical team to research and design educational materials for use in practitioner offices; serves as liaison with key vendors supporting HEDIS/State Measures; consults with vendors to design and implement initiatives to innovate and then improve HEDIS/State Measure rates
  • Participates, coordinates, and/or represents the Health Plan at community based organization events, clinic days, health department meetings, and other outreach events focused on quality improvement, member health education, and disparity programs as assigned
  • Identifies population-based member barriers to care and works with the QMP team to identify local level strategies to overcome barriers and close clinical gaps in care
  • Reports individual member quality of care concerns or trends of concern to the Health Plan Quality Director
  • Coordinates and performs onsite clinical evaluations through medical record audits to determine appropriate coding and billing practices, compliance with quality metrics, compliance with service delivery and quality standards
  • Investigates gaps in clinical documentation where system variation has impact on rate calculation, provides feedback to appropriate team members where issues are verified, and monitors resolution to conclusion
  • Educates providers and office staff on proper clinical documentation, coding, and billing practices, state-mandated quality metrics specifications, provider profiling and pay for performance measurement, and medical record review criteria, to drive quality improvement
  • Supports continuum of member care by identifying members in need of health education and/or services (case management, etc.) and refers members to the appropriate internal departments per policy
  • Documents and refers providers' non-clinical/service issues to the appropriate internal parties, to include Provider Relations and the Plan Chief Medical Officer by analyzing provider records and maintaining database
  • Works with providers on standards of care, and advises providers on established clinical practice guidelines, and appropriate documentation and billing consistent with state specific measures and technical specifications

This position requires training in the office initially and there will be an opportunity to work-at-home after the initial training. This role will require travel up to 75% of the time and will cover the entire state.  

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in Managed Care, including regular interaction with Providers regarding Clinical Quality Improvement.
  • Proficiency using a PC in a Windows environment, including Microsoft Word
  • Ability to Travel to physician offices locally up to 75% of the time
  • Access to reliable transportation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current unrestricted RN licensure in the State of Hawaii
  • Experience working in Medicaid and/or Medicare
  • Knowledge of one or more of: clinical standards of care, preventive health standards, HEDIS, NCQA, governing and regulatory agency requirements
  • Multilingual
  • Account Management experience

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

 

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy. 

 

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

 

 

Job Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Account Manager, Account Representative, Provider Relations, Provider Relations, Clinical Quality RN, Clinical Quality Nurse, Clinical Practice Consultant, CPC, Quality Improvement, HEDIS, NCQA, JCAHO, Honolulu, HI, Hawaii, Telecommute, work from home, wfh, travel

Job Details

  • Contest Number741540
  • Job TitleClinical Quality Analyst - Honolulu, HI
  • Job FamilyNursing
  • Business SegmentCommunity and State

Job Location Information

  • Honolulu, HI
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 75 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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