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Coordinator III - Quality Management Ryan White - IDB

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Boston Public Health Commission


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Job Description

Overview:

The Ryan White Services Division (RWSD) serves as the grantee for the Ryan White Part A grant. The Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency

(CARE) Act, of 1990, as amended in 1996 and 2000, was replaced by the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2006. The legislation was extended in

2009 under President Obama as the Ryan White Treatment Extension Act. Funds from Part A provide direct financial assistance to Eligible Metropolitan Areas (EMA)

and Transitional Grant Areas (TGA) that have been the most severely affected by the HIV epidemic. The funds are intended to develop or to enhance access to a

comprehensive continuum of high quality, community-based care for low-income individuals and families with HIV disease.

The Boston EMA's Quality Management Program began in 1999, prior to the legislative requirement of such a program, with the purpose of establishing a means of

measuring client outcomes and documenting clinical improvements. Presently, the Quality Management Program continues to serve the Boston EMA through an array

of activities. These activities include the analysis of client-level outcome and clinical data, monitoring epidemiological trends, enforcing established standards of care

among our funded providers, and conducting special projects as service needs and stakeholder input dictate. The Quality Management Program holds itself to the

highest standards in supporting a service delivery system that provides the highest quality of care.

DUTIES:

In addition to all duties in Program Coordinator I, Program Coordinator II, and III will perform these duties:

Under supervision of the Director, will be responsible for developing and implementing a quality management system for funded services and provide direction to

additional quality management staff.

Takes a leadership role in ensuring that direct service medical providers funded through the Ryan White program adhere to established HIV clinical practice standards and

Public Health Services (PHS) guidelines; implements strategies for improvements to quality medical care including vital health related supportive services to achieve appropriate

access and adherence with HIV medical care; utilizes available demographic, clinical and health care utilization information to monitor the spectrum of HIV related illnesses and

trends in the local epidemic. Collaborates with others in the ID Bureau to develop additional epidemiologic data to assess local HIV epidemiology.

Responsible for developing and updating the EMA Quality Management Plan.

In collaboration with senior leadership and the HIV Services Planning Council develops and implements annual quality management and evaluation studies including

subcontracted projects.

Convene the Quality Management Advisory Committee and coordinate quality improvement efforts with other Ryan White grantees.

Develops and implements plans for using service utilization, epidemiologic, and outcome data to analyze impact of Ryan White funded and related services.

Develops and implements strategies to increase the rates of HIV viral suppression through continuous quality improvement activities.

Develops, plans, and enhances monitoring and reporting systems for program performance for funded programs.

Develops procedures for continuous quality assurance monitoring activities including program site visits.

Provides technical assistance to funded community based organizations in the implementation of quality assurance mechanisms and quality improvement activities.

Prepares quarterly program reports and annual reports for HRSA. Creates program summaries on program performance as needed. Carries out other written assignments as

necessary, including preparing sections of grant applications as directed.

Performs other duties as required.

May be required to perform any and all duties and responsibilities of a Program Coordinator III, as set forth in the BPHC Program Coordinator Series. This

job description is based on the Program Coordinator Series.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's Degree in Public Health, Health Policy Administration, or a related discipline, such as sociology, organizational

psychology, public health nursing, or health communications required; OR BA/BS plus 5 years of equivalent experience in

public health program coordination, management and/or community organizing.

Experience designing and implementing public health or health related programs and initiatives.

Knowledge and experience in coalition building, community organizing, health education & health promotion strategies.

Demonstrated experience coordinating and implementing complex projects in the area of position.

Ability to write clear, concise reports, & to follow & give written and oral instructions in a precise, understandable manner.

Demonstrated experience collaborating with providers serving a variety of populations, including msm, communities of color, substance abuse populations, women and youth.

Demonstrated ability to establish effective communications and working relationships with community providers.

Exceptional organizational skills with the ability of developing time lines and meeting deadlines.

Demonstrated cultural competence with the diverse ethnic, cultural and socio-economic groups.

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively.

Prior experience in data base management and data analysis preferred.

Knowledge of public health, and epidemiological, outreach and educational models related to HIV and AIDS.

Bilingual and/or bicultural preferred.

Additional Information

City of Boston Residency Required, Any position that requires an advanced degree will be subject to education verification, This is a grant funded position,

The Boston Public Health Commission is an EEO Employer and all applicants meeting the minimum requirements are eligible to apply

Union Status

Union

Grade

18

Pay Range

$1,117.99 - $1,336.11

Shift

FT 35 hours/ week 9-5

Job Description

Overview:

The Ryan White Services Division (RWSD) serves as the grantee for the Ryan White Part A grant. The Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency

(CARE) Act, of 1990, as amended in 1996 and 2000, was replaced by the Ryan…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Location

1010 Mass Ave 6th floor, Boston, MA 02118

How to Apply

To apply online please go to http://www.bphc.org/careers and search for requisition number: 1266.

To apply online please go to http://www.bphc.org/careers and search for requisition number: 1266.

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