National Quality Forum (NQF) is a not-for-profit membership organization conveniently located at McPherson Square in Washington, DC. National Quality Forum leads national collaboration to improve health and healthcare quality through measurement. We are currently seeking a Project Analyst to join our Quality Measurement team.
The Project Analyst is responsible for supporting the execution of various NQF projects, including consensus development and measure selection projects related to healthcare performance measurement and improvement. The Project Analyst is specifically responsible for document development/preparation, database management, and communications regarding assigned projects.
POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES
The Project Analyst supports NQF projects, workshops, and other “core” organizational and administrative work/tasks.
Technical Research and Document Development/Preparation
Research support for NQF projects may include but is not limited to the following:
provide synopses or summaries of research findings specifically relevant to the project scope; and
conduct full environmental scans for existing measures, best practices, or clinical care guidelines; literature reviews, and data analyses.
Prepare draft project overviews, committee materials, memos, reports and other documents as requested by the project senior staff.
Project Support and Communications
Communicate with expert committees and project stakeholders about project timelines and key milestones.
Ensure that all deliverables and materials are provided to the committees in a timely manner.
Monitor timelines and alert senior staff as issues are identified.
Coordinate internal communications within and across NQF departments.
Assist with the convening and facilitation of committee meetings, webinars, and conference calls.
Ensure that project databases (e.g., OPUS, SharePoint) are maintained, current and accurate
Bachelor’s degree with at least 1 year of relevant work experience required; clinical degree is a bonus.
Strong knowledge of the healthcare delivery system, public health, health policy, performance measurement and/or quality improvement.
Experience working in the healthcare delivery system and/or with healthcare IT; clinical experience a bonus.
Experience working in a non-profit membership or consensus-based organization preferred.
Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and competing priorities
Ability to focus on assignments and strong attention to detail are essential
Demonstrated organizational skills and time management
Willing to assume responsibility, self-starter who can apply new skills quickly
Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to interact effectively with a variety of people and work well on a team
Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
Proficient in use of MS Office suite
Experience with databases and SharePoint preferred
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may he made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
In the primary environment the noise level is quiet to moderate with ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.
National Quality Forum offers competitive salaries and an outstanding benefits package that includes health and life insurance, 401(k), transit reimbursement, and on-site fitness facilities. To learn more about National Quality Forum visit our website at www.qualityforum.org.
NQF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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5 openings. Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 003
About National Quality Forum
National Quality Forum (NQF) is a not-for-profit membership organization conveniently located at McPherson Square in Washington, DC. National Quality Forum leads national collaboration to improve health and healthcare quality through measurement.
NQF measures and standards serve as a critically important foundation for initiatives to enhance healthcare value, make patient care safer, and achieve better outcomes. Our dedication to quality permeates all that we do, and shapes our workplace into one which fosters teamwork, professionalism, and opportunities for career growth and advancement.