Manager, Clinical Quality Programs
The American College of Physicians (ACP) is looking for a full-time Manager of Clinical Quality Programs (CQP) to work in its Center for Quality based in the Washington, DC office. ACP, a national organization of internists with headquarters in Philadelphia, is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States with more than 154,000 members worldwide.
The Manager, CQP will oversee ACP’s broad portfolio of quality improvement (QI) initiatives, including the launch and implementation of a national quality coaching program and ACP’s new QI curriculum.
QI program management responsibilities include the development and monitoring of work plans and budgets, and communications and engagement with clinician participants (primarily internal medicine physicians), program faculty, ACP state chapter leaders, ACP Committee members, health care system leaders, evaluators, consultants, and funders.
This position will have direct responsibility for managing QI programs and large-scale collaboratives in specific various programmatic areas. The Manager, CQP will contribute to dissemination of ACP’s QI programs and initiatives through development of marketing materials, maintenance of website content, authoring funder reports, developing manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication and developing proposals for conference presentations.
Qualified candidates must have an advanced degree in Public Health, Nursing, Business Administration, or other health care related field. A minimum of five years’ experience is required in managing large-scale educational programs, learning collaboratives, or QI/practice transformation initiatives.
Candidates must have strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as demonstrated experience in project management and/or grant administration. Knowledge of quality improvement, including QI methodology, performance measures, interventions, and evaluation is required, along with experience in managing budgets and contracts. Experience working with clinicians and knowledge of practice workflows is strongly preferred.
ACP offers a competitive salary, superior benefits and a supportive work environment. Find out more about ACP at: http://www.acponline.org/working_at_acp/. Interested candidates should apply online: http://www.acponline.org/working_at_acp/jobs/.
With your application, please submit two writing samples that meet the following guidelines:
- One sample should reflect a communication from you to an external stakeholder
- One sample should be a written program description or report on results of a program or initiative.