Continuous Quality Improvement (cqi) Coordinator (management Analyst Iii)

Fairfax, Virginia
$68,720.08 - $114,533.12 Annually
Nov 02, 2019
Nov 24, 2019
Full Time
Job Announcement

Under the general supervision of the Children, Youth & Families (CYF) Quality Manager, designs, develops, implements, and integrates a formal and structured continuous quality improvement system for all program areas in CYF. CYF provides child welfare services for Fairfax County, including prevention, protection, preservation, placement and permanency services. Leads CYF internal and external case review activities and CYF efforts to create and maintain policies and procedures. Leads and supports CYF efforts to implement new initiatives and practice improvement strategies. Facilitates workgroups. Uses implementation science and project management principles in this work. Promotes the use of child welfare best practices throughout CYF. Supervises Quality Assurance (QA) consultants.

Position requires the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Considerable knowledge of child welfare practice;
  • Knowledge of implementation science;
  • Knowledge of process improvement strategies;
  • Knowledge of continuous quality improvement principles and strategies;
  • Ability to design and carry out qualitative case reviews;
  • Ability to make oral presentations;
  • Ability to lead assigned staff, including delegating and reviewing work assignments, providing coaching and guidance, monitoring and evaluating performance, and supporting training and development;
  • Ability to write detailed, accurate reports and other communication products;
  • Ability to effectively manage projects;
  • Ability to effectively facilitate groups.
Realistic Job Preview (RJP): The Department of Family Services will host a Realistic Job Preview (RJP) on Friday, November 15, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in room 601 of the Pennino Building located at 12011 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035. The RJP is an opportunity to hear an overview of the position, learn important aspects of the work, ask questions, and receive an overview of the recruitment process. Attendance is not required to be considered for this position. To register for the RJP, please click here. (Link: )

Functional areas include: child welfare, strategic planning, quality improvement, case reviews, project management, group facilitation, and supervision.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in field related to the assigned functional area; plus four years of professional work experience within the functional area.

Not applicable.

  • Extensive knowledge of human services processes, policies and programs focusing on child welfare.
  • Experience assisting organizations with practice improvement and project implementation.
  • Knowledge of best practices in social work, specifically in child welfare.
  • Supervisory, project management, and case review experience.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills.

The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer.


Sufficiently mobile to conduct site reviews and attend meetings off-site. Ability to use automated technology. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview; may include exercise.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314 . EEO/AA/TTY.

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