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Healthcare Quality Improvement Specialist III (Nursing Homes)
TMF Health Quality Institute

Location: Remote
Work Setting: Other
Job Function:
Consultant, QA / QI / QM
Job Type:


TMF Health Quality Institute




***This position is contingent upon a contract***

**Covid vaccination required, subject to legally required accommodations**

* Some overnight travel may be required. Travel required 25% or less of the time*


Position Purpose:

Performs highly complex (journey-level) work.  Coordinates, identifies, develops, promotes, and implements projects and ensures required deadlines and deliverables are met. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains cooperative working relationships with providers, corporations and those supporting the health care industry.
  • Documents, edits, tracks, reviews, submits, and distributes reports, logs, and other related documents, databases, and/or software within required timeframe and deadlines.
  • Coordinates, implements, supports, and monitors activities needed to meet deliverables and activities for the project, including identifying issues, developing solutions, and continuously improving quality, processes, and efficiency.
  • Evaluates, updates, distributes, and maintains presentations, guides, and procedure documents, including education materials.
  • Coordinates, presents, participates in, and conducts meetings, education or trainings, seminars, events, and other related activities.
  • Analyzes, researches, coordinates, and ensures accuracy of data.
  • Researches and interprets laws, regulations, and policies to assure compliance with regulatory and contractual entities to evaluate opportunities for change and improvements.
  • May develop and maintain milestones for practices using project management principles.
  • May assist and coordinate internal staff activities and trainings, including monitoring sub-contractors, to ensure timeframes and deliverables are met.
  • May work with one or more of the following: Quality Improvement, Medicare reimbursement system, care management, care coordination, patient centeredness and engagement, Electronic Health Records/Health Information Technology, Community Outreach, quality metrics and statistical analysis.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications


  • Three (3) years relevant healthcare or project management
    • Graduate or Professional degree in a health related discipline or other related field may be substituted for up to two (2) years of experience
  • Two (2) years process improvement, quality improvement, quality assurance, or related experience
  • Two (2) years working in or with nursing homes, preferred


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Considerable Knowledge of

  • Program/project planning, development and management methodologies
  • Applicable laws, rules and regulations

 Proficient Skill in

  • Coordinating projects and program activities
  • Prioritizing and organizing work assignments
  • Coordinating labor, materials and equipment
  • Researching, analyzing and interpreting policies and state and federal laws and regulations
  • Maintaining effective working relationships with individuals and groups
  • Managing stakeholder expectations
  • Developing and giving presentations
  • The use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications and systems

 Some Skill in

  • Group and meeting facilitation
  • Analyzing issues, facts and available information to develop logical solutions; researching inconsistencies of facts or data; drawing correct inferences from information and making recommendations that support business decisions
  • Establishing plans and setting objectives and goals that support overall business strategy/results; anticipating and adjusting for problems/roadblocks
  • Analyzing complex technical and managerial problems and developing, recommending and implementing effective solutions

 Ability to

  • Prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Exercise logic and reasoning to define problems, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Make decisions that support business objectives and goals
  • Identify and resolve problems or refer issues appropriately
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Adapt to the needs of internal and external customers
  • Show integrity and ethical behavior; respect confidentiality, business ethics and organizational standards
  • Assure compliance with regulatory, contractual and accreditation entries

Work Environment

Requires working in an office/cubicle environment; sitting, standing, walking, bending, twisting and/or reaching. Requires repetitive movement; ability to lift, carry or move up to 25 lbs. when transporting work equipment or materials. May require ability to operate a motor vehicle; the ability to travel by motor vehicle and commercial airline.  May require overnight travel.

Education Qualifications

Education, License, Certification or Training

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in health related discipline or other related field OR Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) with current certification from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) OR Registered Nurse (RN) with an active license
  • Additional relevant experience in healthcare, project management, or other related areas may be substituted for Bachelor’s degree on a year per year basis. (Experience requirements may be satisfied by full-time experience or the prorated part-time equivalent.)



TMF offers an excellent benefits package, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment, and short and long-term disability insurance
  • Section 125 plan
  • 401K
  • Competitive salary
  • License/credentials reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Instructions for Resume Submission


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Posted: August 27, 2021 at 12:49 PM
Post ID: 62609

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