Job Announcement for AAFP: PCMH Strategist

Thursday Sep 20, 2012 11:54 am EDT

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANSPOSITION OPENING ANNOUNCEMENTDATE:  September 13, 2012POSITION:  PCMH Strategist/Grade P6 (Job #46-12)                       Center for Quality Department                      Practice Advancement Division                      Supervisor:  Heather BrungardtHOURS:  Monday - Friday, 37.50 hours per week. Additional hours as necessaryTRAVEL:  5-10 days out-of-town travel annuallySUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:The PCMH Strategist will provide subject matter expertise related to care management and overall practice transformation to support the AAFP Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Initiative. The PCMH Strategist will develop tools and resources that can be used in a variety of channels (web content, articles, and editorials) necessary to effectively transform to a PCMH.The PCMH Strategist will participate in various internal committees and external groups focused on quality and PCMH including the Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) as well as providing support to the Commission on Quality and Practice.Other duties as assigned.REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience plus at least six years of directly related work experience. (Master’s preferred).  Knowledge of care management and care coordination experience preferred; primary care medical practice management and payment model redesign preferred; project management and ability to synthesize large amounts of information into meaningful tools or processes needed. Ability to write concise content that can be: 1) adapted for the web, publications, or for tool or resource development and 2) used as reports to key stakeholders. Ability to write effective grant proposals and create power point presentations; ability to apply primary care practice redesign; performance measurement and improvement; change management and improvement, and project management skills needed. Confident and effective leadership and communication skills essential to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders needed.APPLICATION:Academy employees who wish to express interest in this position are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to Irene Wrzesien, within five working days of the date of this announcement. Others interested in this position may mail, or e-mail [email protected] a resume including salary requirements to Irene Wrzesien/#46, Human Resources, AAFP, 11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway, Leawood, Kansas 66211.  For more information regarding AAFP’s culture, benefits and employee rights, please see Minorities are encouraged to apply.EEO/AAPWe thank all respondents for their interest in AAFP. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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