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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The Michigan Urological Surgery Improvement Collaborative (MUSIC), established in 2011, is a physician-led quality improvement collaborative comprised of a consortium of urology practices in the state of Michigan. The collaborative is designed to evaluate and improve the quality and cost efficiency of urologic care for men in Michigan. Participating practices submit data to a clinical registry maintained by the MUSIC Coordinating Center and tri-annual consortium-wide meetings are held each year to discuss data, review risk-adjusted measures of processes of care and patient outcomes, and identify strategies and best practices for quality improvement. MUSIC is funded by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) and managed by the MUSIC Coordinating Center, which is housed at the University of Michigan. 


The MUSIC Coordinating Center is currently looking for a highly skilled individual who will serve as a Project Coordinator for the program.  Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
•    Gathers, analyzes and interprets MUSIC clinical registry data to identify opportunities to improve the cost and quality of care for men in Michigan with urologic diseases.
•    Serve as the project lead for various urologic quality improvement initiatives (current focus in prostate, kidney stones, and small renal mass)
•    Lead the day-to-day operational responsibilities for the MUSIC Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) program
•    Prepares reports based on measures of processes and outcomes of care.
•    Assist in the performance of annual site audits to ensure adherence to program procedures and the quality of the data being entered into the registry
•    Support the implementation of quality improvement activities within the participating sites
•    Build and grow relationships with MUSIC participating practices including urologists and staff across the state
•    Help to monitor the quality of the data in the registry and respond to data abstraction-related inquiries, as necessary
•    Support local data registry entry and maintenance 
•    Aid in the training and education of participants
•    Contribute to the coordination of collaborative-wide meetings
•    Maintain familiarity with the program’s web-based clinical registry and assist with data abstraction responsibilities, including data entry


Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree and three years’ experience in analyzing and interpreting processes and clinical outcomes.  

Desired Qualifications*

Experience in working with a database and project management.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral).  Ability to work in a team, motivated, and organized.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.