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Director Quality Improvement - Population Health

Req #:  121277
Facility:  Advocate Physician Partners
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Rolling Meadows
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Position Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in Quality Management or related field.
  • 7 years of experience in population health, quality, and project management that includes experience in developing and executing improvement strategies and building relationships with all facets of the organization.
  • Includes 3 years of management experience in managing staff, budgets, and quality functions.
  • Knowledge of quality improvement methodologies (e.g. Lean, Six Sigma, Juran, etc).
  • Advanced clinical knowledge of care processes across the continuum.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of integrated health care operations, payers, accountable care strategies, patient centered medical home models, and stratgic planning.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple projects across multiple venues and multiple geographies.
  • Excellent analytical and statistical skills along with proficiency with MS Office.
  • Excellent facilitation, verbal and written communicaton skills.
  • General knowledge of Information Systems to support quality activities.
  • Understanding of health care delivery system and dynamics within a large complex, highly matrixed environment.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in the areas of payer risk contracts and accountable care orgniazations such as Medicare Advantage and Medicare Shared Savings Programs.
  • Experience collaborating with payers and CMS.
  • High aptitude for problem solving and ability to faciliate and lead activities with passion and maintain group energy.
  • Ability to commit to continuous learning.
  • Position may require travel which may result in exposure to road and weather hazards.

The Director of Quality Improvement is responsible for designing, implementing, and monitoring the comprehensive Quality improvement plan for Enterprise Population Health (EPH) in Illinois. This position reports todirectly to the Vice President of Government and Value Based Programs, and implements programs to ensure quality and financial attainment of contract and/or program goals. Coordinates and leads the IL Quality Improvement Committee, and has direct oversight over the Manager of Quality Data and Manager of Medical Neighborhood and their respective teams.


  1. Designs and implements a dynamic and high functioning Quality Improvement Program to assure the highest quality of care is provided.
  2. Implements quality programs to achieve targets and provide measurements related to AAH Popuation Health strategy. Leads all communications and project management of quality improvement initiatives.
  3. Provides leadership, development, and coordination for system~wide resources to effectively manage and deliver care to achieve quality outcomes and meet EPH goals for assigned risk payer contracts and establishes and maintains relationships with payers to partner in improving overall quality and efficiency of care.
  4. Engages and collaborates with key leadres (including Population Health, Medical Directors, Medical Groups, Hospital Leaders) throughout the organization to positively impact and improve the delivery of high quality patient care. Assists in the ongoing development and design of appropriate reports, dashboards, and tools to drive improved clinical quality and meet assigned payer contracted population goals specifically around STARS, HEDIS, and HCC/RAFs.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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