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Company: Alpha Rae Personnel Inc
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The position works to lead, organize, and manage projects for quality improvement of newborn screening. The primary purpose of this position is to assess and streamline newborn screening processes as well as implement continuous quality improvement initiatives for newborn screening.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities:
This position collaborates directly with the GNBS Program Director, Newborn Screening Program Manager, Newborn Screening Laboratory contacts, Office of Public Affairs (OPA), Office of Legal Affairs (OLA), local community health leaders and healthcare providers, birthing facilities and midwives, both within and outside the state of Indiana. This position is responsible for streamlining newborn screening program processes and developing continuous quality
initiatives for newborn screening. Other responsibilities and regular tasks include, but are not limited to, the following activities:

  • Utilize Microsoft Excel to input, organize, and analyze data to guide quality improvement initiatives.
  • Train and educate hospital staff and midwives on quality newborn screening processes.
  • Evaluate newborn screening program processes; perform quality checks, develop, and revise program processes as appropriate.
  • Devise and implement projects to promote quality newborn screening.
  • Participate in intradepartmental and interdepartmental, stakeholder, and national meetings and conferences to promote quality improvement, streamlining, and collaboration opportunities for the newborn screening program.
  • Create quality improvement policies and procedures.
  • Ensure proper documentation is created and available within the timeframe set by records retention guidelines.
  • Maintain patient records according to HIPAA/PHI confidentiality laws and departmental records retention regulations.

Job Requirements:
Minimum of a bachelors degree in health sciences, healthcare administration, public health, social work, or related field; A masters degree is preferred.

Experience:
  • Required - minimum of 3 years of experience with quality improvement methods and tools.
  • Experience with project organization and management is preferred.
  • Experience with database systems and web-based applications is strongly preferred.
  • Experience working in the healthcare field, directly with medical providers, is also preferred.

Knowledge/Skills:
  • Position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to comprehend and apply federal and state laws (HIPAA), rules, and regulations as related and applicable to project tasks is required.
  • Strong organizational skills and time management are necessary to be successful in this role.
  • Knowledge of genetic disease and newborn screening is a plus.
  • Position requires the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully, in both written and verbal form, with persons of various educational and social backgrounds.
  • Additionally, this position requires the ability to communicate with and speak in front of large groups.
  • The individual should also be able to understand, assess, and take into account the complex ethical, legal, and social issues surrounding the field of genetic services.

Working Conditions:
Limited travel to stakeholder meetings and national conferences may be required.

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