The Provider Quality Consultant will function as a provider-facing expert in the field of quality- based activities and supporting Provider Engagement programs. The incumbent is accountable for effective implementation and evaluation of quality programs and functions as an expert regarding program management, HEDIS and external stakeholder strategies. This position develops and delivers education and consultation to providers' and provider practice sites in regards to varying quality measures, such as the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) HEDIS measures.Job Description:Job Responsibilities+ Interfaces with provider quality programs, as well as with other cross-functional programs across the Enterprise functioning as consultant on provider quality performance and improvement initiatives.+ Works closely in collaboration with multi-disciplinary member and provider facing teams to execute provider pay for quality programs which align goals to achieve high quality care.+ Conducts frequent face-to-face provider office visits and functions as subject-matter consultant on provider performance quality measures, reporting, and data.+ Drives and directs recommendations for action designed to achieve quality and productivity improvement goals.+ Provides education to internal as well as external stakeholders on best practices in delivering high quality care and functions as a liaison regarding quality support tools provided to stakeholders; looking beyond the purely "medical" issues confronting families.+ Must be able to travel up to 60% of the time.Job Qualifications_Education+ Bachelor's Degree in a Health Related Discipline (Nursing, Dietetics, Exercise Science, Counseling, Social work, Healthcare Administration, Public Health, or Health Education), or equivalent work experience required._Experience+ 3 years -Clinical experience or prior experience in public health,healthcare administration, or community health / outreach required.+ 3 years - Experience directly related HEDIS and/or Quality Improvement, with experience in data analysis and providing consultation and education to providers and provider staff required._Skills\Certifications_+ Demonstrated presentation and team facilitation skills+ Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint)+ Excellent oral and written communication skills+ Be organized, reliable, and able to manage multiple tasks with exceptional work ethic.+ Knowledge of Provider quality strategies, programs, and servicesJob Specific Requirements:Employees who are required to operate either a BCBST-owned vehicle or a personal or rental vehicle for company business on a routine basis* will be automatically enrolled into the BCBST Driver Safety Program. The employee will also be required to adhere to the guidelines set forth through the program. This includes, maintaining a valid driver's license, auto insurance compliance with minimum liability requirements; as defined in the "Use of Non BCBST-Owned Vehicle" Policy (for employees driving personal or rental vehicles only); and maintaining an acceptable motor vehicle record (MVR).*The definition for "routine basis" is defined as daily, weekly or at regularly schedule times.Number of Openings Available:2Worker Type:EmployeeWorker Sub-Type:RegularCompany:VSHP Volunteer State Health Plan, IncApplying for this job indicates your acknowledgement and understanding of the following statement:BCBST is an Equal Opportunity employer (EEO), and all employees and applicants will be entitled to equal employment opportunities when employment decisions are made. 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