Quality Assurance Manager

Greenbelt, MD
Feb 06, 2019
Mar 26, 2019
Full Time
Lourie Center - Early Head Start Program

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Work Schedule:

The Quality Assurance Manager:

  • Assures through ongoing monitoring and review of program data that service delivery is in compliance with all regulatory standards. Works with program managers, coordinators and other program staff to develop systems that ensure ongoing monitoring and continuous quality improvement practices.
  • Work in conjunction with Program Director, Managers, Coordinators, and other program staff on planning, development, and implementation of the program's yearly Community Assessment and Self- Assessment process.
  • Organize and lead the continuous quality improvement planning meetings to include program data from all services areas, review of ChildPlus, and PIR reporting.
  • Write and/or revise plans, policies, procedures related to quality assurance, data review, ongoing monitoring, or any other activities that require staff involvement with activities that produce data, and review service area plans, policies, and procedures to ensure data compliance where needed.
  • Develop the program compliance calendar in partnership with Program Director, Managers, Coordinators, and other program staff that tracks OCC licensing, OHS HSPPS, and other regulatory requirements for each program year and takes responsibility for making certain that all renewals/updates are submitted in a timely manner.
  • Keep abreast of Head Start regulations and updates and distributes to program staff and Governing body.
  • Develops ongoing monitoring/quality assurance systems pertaining to compliance and quality with Head Start regulations, identified program goals, objections, and action plans as well as the Office of Child Care/MD EXCELS requirements.
  • Provides leadership and direction to ensure ongoing compliance and regulatory requirements pertaining to the Head Start Program Performance Standards, Office of Child Care and Adventist Healthcare/ The Lourie Center.
  • Create systems and procedures to ensure timely follow up with Program Director, Managers, Coordinators, and other program staff on monitoring concerns, identifying areas of risk requiring immediate attention and program improvements using continuous any program changes qualitative and quantitative measurements impacting compliance and quality.
  • Responsible for leading the AHC DMAIC projects, identifying a team to participate in the project, report to the AHC committee, and share DMAIC project and findings with the LCHS All staff, community partners, and Policy Council.
  • Responsible for leading continuous quality improvement efforts based on program data and quality initiatives, and share monthly Quality Assurance reports with the LCHS All staff, community partners, and Policy Council.
  • Stay abreast of current research and information related to quality initiatives, implementation science, and other quality initiatives that inform best practices and system improvements to be implemented by the program.
  • Analyze the Community Assessment information to facilitate planning of recruitments efforts and enrollment guidelines in conjunction with stakeholders.
  • Provide input and solutions to develop or revise ERSEA systems, policies or procedures.
  • Provide on-going monitoring of all areas of ERSEA to ensure compliance with HSPPS.
  • Work with ERSEA team to create and implement action plans when areas of risk are identified.
  • Ensure that ERSEA reporting deadlines are met to avoid financial penalties and other program sanctions by funding and government agencies.
  • Provides the training and technical assistance necessary to conduct quality self-assessment of each program performance standard area; provides training and technical assistance to staff and teams as necessary in conducting self-assessment and on-going monitoring activities;
  • Provides input to the Director based on program data reports regarding the Annual Training and Technical Assistance plan for program staff and families.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Schedule: M-F day shift

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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