Company: Alpha Rae Personnel Inc
Posted on: June 12, 2021
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
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
- Utilize Microsoft Excel
to input, organize, and analyze data to guide quality improvement
- Train and educate
hospital staff and midwives on quality newborn screening
- 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
- 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.
Minimum of a bachelors degree in health sciences, healthcare
administration, public health, social work, or related field; A
masters degree is preferred.
- Required - minimum of 3
years of experience with quality improvement methods and
- Experience with project
organization and management is preferred.
- Experience with database
systems and web-based applications is strongly
- Experience working in the
healthcare field, directly with medical providers, is also
- Position requires
excellent verbal and written communication
- Ability to comprehend and
apply federal and state laws (HIPAA), rules, and regulations as
related and applicable to project tasks is
- Strong organizational
skills and time management are necessary to be successful in this
- 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
- 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
Limited travel to stakeholder meetings and national conferences may
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