Tucson, Arizona

Medical Quality Improvement Associate

St Elizabeth Health Center -- Tucson, Arizona

1- or 2-year term
Ages 20+
Mennonite Voluntary Service



Job Duties:

  • Work with health center Director of Quality Improvement and Medical Director and other members of the leadership team on ongoing quality improvement initiatives
  • Areas of focus to include:
    1. Assist in program monitoring for Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) initiatives
    2. Assist in monitoring data and process improvement related to Meaningful Use Electronic Health Record incentive program
    3. Assist in data collection/analysis and process improvement for clinical quality of care measures
  • Specific tasks may include:
    1. Provide internal quality reports to providers and other staff groups to encourage continuous improvement
    2. Use the electronic medical record to develop efficient systems to track quality measures and identify patients who are not meeting quality targets
    3. Perform data analysis on quality measure reports and reconcile with clinical data in the electronic health record (EHR)
    4. Periodically "shadow" providers to gain better understanding of clinical workflows and assist with workflow redesign where needed
    5. Learn how to run periodic data reports from EHR
    6. Communicate with patients by phone or in person at office visits regarding status of quality measures where no clinical decision-making is required (e.g. confirming appointments for testing, encouraging follow-up office visits, encouraging new patients register with clinic, etc.)
    7. Other administrative duties as requested


  • B.A. or equivalent level of education
  • Excellent computer skills
    1. Ability to learn use of electronic medical record software, including advanced functions
    2. Experienced with use of Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Ability to think creatively, good problem-solver
  • Flexible, willing to take on a variety of tasks depending on the need
  • Excellent communication skills - in person and by phone
  • Self-motivated/self-directed - able to work independently to develop processes to meet project goals
  • English/Spanish bilingual is preferred, but not required

 Program info



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 Program site



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