Management Analyst Iii - Public Health Accreditation And Quality Improvement Coordinator

Fairfax, Virginia
$69,407.31 - $115,678.37 Annually
Jul 31, 2021
Aug 14, 2021
Full Time
Job Announcement

The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader serving 1.2 million residents from diverse ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds. With more than 100 years of leadership in the field, we are committed to promoting population health, protecting public health and the environment, and ensuring residents' equitable access to health services and information.

This position provides leadership, planning, management, and coordination of complex projects and major initiatives across the Fairfax County Health Department, including quality improvement, program evaluation, local public health department reaccreditation, and other special projects, as assigned. Develops, implements, and coordinates the department-wide quality improvement initiative to assess and enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery for programs across the department. Collaborates with program managers and coordinators on program evaluation, including the development of program performance plans, performance measures, data collection tools, and the analysis of results to ensure programs are achieving intended outcomes. Leads, plans, and manages all aspects of department-wide local public health department accreditation activities, providing education, technical advice and expert guidance on reaccreditation standards to ensure departmental policies, procedures, and practices are in alignment with national best practices. Acts as the department liaison with the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) and other national, state, regional, and local partners regarding accreditation. Plans, manages, and coordinates multifaceted special projects to meet changing public health needs and to advance department and program strategic goals. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to foster collaboration and facilitate consensus in decision-making among individuals with diverse interests. Develops and monitors project plans to include activities, milestones, timelines, and metrics to drive the plan to fruition. Writes, prepares and contributes to complex documents and reports.

Note: The functional areas of this position are: project management and quality improvement.
This position is considered "Emergency Service Personnel"

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 with in the functional area.

Driver's license
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - CPR (Required within 60 days)
AED (Required within 60 days)

  • Preferred candidates will have a Master's degree in public health, public administration, social work or a related field.
  • Progressive responsibility in the field of public health and/or human services.
  • Demonstrated success in leading multidisciplinary or cross-divisional teams.
  • Experience effectively planning and managing multifaceted projects or major initiatives.
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and synthesize information from multiple sources to write and edit plans, reports, and other documents with high attention to detail.
  • Knowledge and application of the principles of program evaluation, performance measurement, quality improvement, and/or business process analysis/redesign.
  • Leadership and management of a department or program accreditation process.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills including for public speaking and group training.
  • Significant expertise in designing, using, and managing collaborative information management and IT systems, spreadsheets, and other applications.
  • Adaptability in applying a versatile skill set to an evolving portfolio or work.

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

Job is generally sedentary in nature, however, job entails walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, reaching and bending; uses hands to grasp, handle or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on computer monitor, and incumbent must be able to operate keyboard driven equipment. Employee may be required to lift up and/or carry up to 25 pounds in weight. Ability to drive a motor vehicle and travel to various locations within the community as necessary. Must be able to communicate with others both orally and in writing. Generally works in an office environment yet may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside the typical office setting or at other locations. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran 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.