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The Michigan Oncology Quality Consortium (MOQC) is a Collaborative Quality Initiative (CQI) statewide quality improvement project funded by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan/Blue Care Network. The objective of MOQC is to enable multidisciplinary teams to improve the quality of cancer care for patients and caregivers across the state of Michigan.
MOQC is seeking a detail-oriented self-starter to join the team in the role of Project Manager. Working with the Program Director and Co-Directors and the Program Manager the Project Manager will work to achieve the goals of the MOQC Collaborative. This position will operate in their role with minimal supervision and will be expected to think critically, exercise independent judgement, and contribute significantly to the operations of the MOQC Coordinating Center. This position is with the MOQC Coordinating Center team, housed at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor North Campus Research Complex (NCRC), but currently working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Project Manager must be independent and self-motivated, possessing a high level of determination and creativity. The person will organize and marshal the available resources to achieve objectives set by the leadership of MOQC. This will be done by using formal project management techniques including detailed timelines, milestones and critical pathway methods. The position requires the ability to travel, mainly within the state of Michigan. Under FLSA, Project Managers in this position meet the criteria for exempt status.
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What Benefits can you Look Forward to?
Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
Retirement Savings Opportunities
Will develop and lead the day-to-day operations of several clinically-focused collaborative-wide and regional quality projects, facilitating improved performance at participating physician practices. Responsibilities will be to :
Execute the strategy of the collaborative, ensuring that the work of MOQC aligns with the core values of the collaborative.
Facilitate process improvements in participating oncology practices through use of Lean and other quality improvement methods, measurement science, and major concepts of practice management and oncology care.
Establish and foster relationships with participating physician practices including practice administrators, medical directors, clinicians, and staff to increase participant engagement.
Lead or assist with recruitment and on-boarding of participating practices.
Develop and host webinars and workshops for physicians, nurses and other practice staff on pertinent quality topics. Develop content aimed at developing the capability of participants to use improvement activity/skill in practice to improve performance. Share best practices and highlight QI successes across participating practices
Develop and disseminate education materials and resources for participating physician practices.
Assist with planning and convening of MOQC meetings such as agenda planning, coordinating speakers, preparing presentations, and conducting QI activities
Work with other members of the Coordinating Center to produce the MOQC newsletter
Bachelors degree or Master's degree.
More than four years of experience ,
Experience and/or knowledge in oncology clinical outpatient care, particularly with surgical oncology, including gyn oncology.
Experience with implementing the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion with underserved populations.
Demonstrated strong analytical skills and group leadership and/or facilitation skills.
Ability to create and edit podcasts and newsletters.
Ability to facilitate on-line and in-person meetings of physicians, administrators, including technical aspects of leading meetings such as audiovisual and recording equipment.
Experience with working with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, including familiarity with the grants reporting system, eGrams.
Experience leading a group of community members, specifically patients with cancer and their caregivers.
Proficient with all basic Microsoft products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Demonstrated capability to construct well developed emails, memos, reports and presentations.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience in dentistry, pharmacy, or wellness programs, familiarity with private practice and/or academic clinic operations, ambulatory medical groups
Demonstrated efficient organizational skills and ability to effectively problem solve and prioritize work
Knowledge of quality improvement techniques or experience (e.g. Lean JIT, or Six Sigma techniques)
This position may be filled using an FLSA exempt or non-exempt designation.
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Senior Project Manager
Project Senior Manager
Ann Arbor, MI
MM CC-MOQC-BCBSM Project
5/04/2021 - 5/11/2021
University Of Michigan