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Quality Improvement Associate

Company: Portage Path Behavioral Health
Location: Akron
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

*Quality Improvement Associate*The Quality Improvement Associate is an exciting New position at Portage Path Behavioral Health as a result of a recently awarded grant. The "Here for You" project will strengthen our community's ability to provide care for indigent, low and moderate income residents, minorities, and vulnerable populations who are experiencing mental illness and addiction. This position is a full-time temporary position expected to last 2 years from the date of hire, with a strong likelihood of continuation for a candidate with exemplary performance. This project will look to establish, strengthen and sustain referral pathways and new community locations to gain and retain minority and disadvantaged clients so that they can receive high-quality patient centered outpatient services, trauma-informed screening, assessment, diagnosis and patient centered treatment services.The Quality Improvement Associate reports formally to the Director of Quality Improvement, and works on a daily basis under the direction of the Here for You Project Director. The successful candidate will work with administrative and supervisory staff in the implementation of designated responsibilities, and also acts as a consultant, when needed, to all staff in the areas of defined responsibilities. The Quality Improvement Associate may request from, and provide information to all agency staff and also provides Quality Improvement information as requested. Reports significant patterns of non-compliance or exceptionality for action or commendation.*Quality Improvement Associate- Responsibilities: *--- Assist in establishing and maintaining an effective quality assurance & improvement program for the Here for You project.--- Monitoring compliance through regular and focused audits, data gathering, and analysis, and other continuous quality improvements activities.--- Develops and maintains risk management activities and works with all staff to assure that the Here for You Project meets designated certifications and accreditation standards.--- Assist in writing policies and procedures, establishing and reporting outcomes.*Quality Improvement Associate - Requirements: *--- Candidates must have at minimum qualifications of a Bachelor's degree in a field related to mental health, or data management & analysis.--- Successful candidate will have knowledge of Quality Assurance & Improvement, principals.--- In-depth knowledge of data collection and analysis software, and the ability to use Microsoft Office applications--- Creative thinking and problem-solving skills to work with groups of staff to problem-solve and complete designated responsibilities.--- Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.*Quality Improvement Associate - Benefits: *--- Major Medical--- Dental--- Vision--- STD & LTD--- Life Ins.--- Flexible Spending Account--- Employee Assistance Program--- Flexible Schedule--- 403(b)Portage Path Behavioral Health is a dynamic organization that offers a vibrant working environment, with competitive salary and generous paid time off. Portage Path Behavioral Health also offers a rich array of benefit options, including major medical, dental, and vision, plus a variety of supplemental insurance options, including a robust retirement program. Multi-lingual applicants are encouraged to apply. For confidential consideration, please E-mail, or send resume (no phone calls please) or apply to:Portage Path Behavioral HealthAttn: Human Resources340 S. Broadway St.Akron, Oh 44308An Equal Opportunity EmployerJob Type: Full-timeJob Type: Full-timeBenefits:* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Monday to FridayEducation:* Bachelor's (Required)Experience:* Mental Health: 1 year (Required)* Data Management & Analysis: 1 year (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Portage Path Behavioral Health, Akron , Quality Improvement Associate, Other , Akron, Ohio

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