AccentCare, Inc. is a national post-acute healthcare provider with 45 years of industry experience. We thrive on providing patient-centric care and a warm and personalized experience within our local communities.
POSITION TITLE: NY Contract Administrator
The Quality Improvement Process Specialist I conducts on-site audits to evaluate and maintain Agency processes that enhance operations and improve outcomes. The Quality Improvement Process Specialist I collaborates with Agency management to track and/or monitor systems for compliance with federal, state and/or county regulations and accreditation standards
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
List up to five essential functions of the job in the space provided below, indicating the most important first, and the approximate percentage of time spent on each function over the course of a year. Similar tasks should be grouped into one category and described as such (see example). DO NOT list any duties or responsibilities that require 5% or less of the position's time.
Collaborates with Agency management to develop and implement tracking and/or monitoring systems to ensure the Agency's compliance with federal, state and/or county regulations and accreditation standards.
Performs audits to evaluate compliance with agency processes and vendor requirements by performing reviews that includes but are not limited to EVV and verification audits, operations reporting, plan of care and task reconciliation
Prepares and submits compliance reports to the Agency's QAPI Committee.
Aggregates, analyzes and reports data on a variety of Agency specific topics in verbal and/or written communications.
Provides assistance in the review and analysis of operational performance indicators as assigned.
Participates as required in process improvement responsibilities.
Establishes and maintains effective and cooperative working relationships with management and staff at each branch site
Comply with applicable legal requirements, standards, policies and procedures including, but not limited to the Compliance Program: Code of Conduct, HIPAA and Documentation Standards.
Maintains a commitment to the values and mission of AccentCare.
Additional responsibilities as assigned by one's supervisor or other manager related to the position/department.
Minimum of 3 years of experience with a concentration on data gathering, analysis and reporting.
Bachelor's degree preferred
Computer proficiency and significant working knowledge with Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point programs is required.
Knowledge of state regulations and accreditation standards for home care preferred.
Valid driver's license and current auto liability insurance.
Strong time management, prioritization and organizational skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-task environment with competing priorities
Willingness to take on new projects and initiatives
Excellent interpersonal/listening skills; able to interact and create a collaborative working environment among internal and external stakeholders.
Excellent problem solving and task analysis skills
Possess a responsible, detail-oriented, results-driven work ethic
WORK ENVIRONMENT/DEMANDS OF THE POSITION:
Travel: 20% of time
Seldom (up to 33%): standing, walking, lifting up to 15lbs.
Often (33-66%): driving.
Nearly Continuously (> 66%): computer use, typing, reading, writing
Mental Demand: Moderate to high degree of concentration due to volume, complexity, and/or "pressure" of work.
Working Conditions: Office environment. Clean working conditions with no disagreeable factors.