The Primary Care Quality Project Coordinator is responsible for maintaining National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and Patient-Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH) certification across all Primary Care Practices (OHSU Primary Care includes General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health; Westside Pediatrics, Center for Women\u2019s Health Primary Care; General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics; and Family Medicine and multi-disciplinary practices). Communicates baseline standards and changes over time. The Project Coordinator also regularly reviews system-wide quality metrics, keeping Primary Care Leaders aware of performance and helps teams develop corrective action plans and associated processes to foster improved performance. This includes logistical, analytical and technical support, and reporting on milestones. Provides assistance to clinics to meet requirements of enhanced payment programs. The Quality Project Coordinator is a knowledge expert on PCMH, Primary Care Quality standards, and Alternative Payment Models; his/her areas of responsibility include staff support to clinical and operational leaders with annual quality planning and execution, improvement initiative milestones and reporting, gap closure, and the development of standard quality related policies and procedures for the primary care departments. As a part of the Office of Primary Care, the Project Coordinator reports to the Director, Primary Care Integration and works closely with the Director, Population Health and Primary Care Leaders at all levels.
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