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Job Summary

The Michigan Oncology Quality Consortium (MOQC) is a quality coordinating center established in response to a targeted request for proposals (RFP) from (and is funded by) Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM).  The objective of MOQC is to enable multidisciplinary teams to improve the quality of cancer care for patients and caregivers across the state of Michigan.

The Program Manager leads the day-to-day operations, focusing on project implementation and management. The Program Manager takes direction from and works closely with the Program Director and Program Co-Director.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  •  Retirement Savings Opportunities

Responsibilities*

Executes and leads the implementation of the vision and strategy of the collaborative.

Works with participating physician practices to ensure that project issues are addressed and to promote effective relationships among all parties. 

Manages all internal business functions including budgeting, accounting, human resources, and maintaining necessary office space and equipment.

Develops, implements, and monitors contracts, working with U-M Procurement as needed. 

Oversees the development and implementation of all quality projects. 

  • Monitors the effectiveness of MOQC QI activities at participating physician practices and at the overall collaborative level.
  • Oversees data abstraction efforts at participating practices
  •  Promotes and evaluates physician engagement in quality projects; informs BCBSM of participation concerns; oversees the development and adherence to agreed-upon participation expectations. Oversees data abstraction efforts at participating practice units.

Promotes and evaluates physician engagement in quality projects; informs BCBSM of participation concerns; oversees the development and adherence to agreed-upon participation expectations. 

Responds to BCBSM’s requests for information and assistance on a variety of CQI issues. Prepares annual SOW and budget, progress reports, and other BCBSM-required deliverables.

Works in partnership with BCBSM to develop and implement CQI Value Based Reimbursement (VBR) for participating physician practices.

Oversees planning, execution, and follow-up of consortium meetings including development of agendas, presentations, and other meeting materials

Oversees communications through various channels, e.g., print, digital (social media, website, podcasts, videos). 

Required Qualifications*

  • Master’s degree in health services administration or the equivalent
  • Clinical experience (i.e. nursing, mid-level provider)
  • Five years’ experience as a supervisor/manager
  • Experience in clinical operations and operations leadership
  • Quality improvement training in healthcare, experience leading quality improvement teams, and a background in conceptualizing, developing and implementing quality improvement initiatives
  • Facile in data analysis and familiarity with strategic planning constructs
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills needed to develop relationships with provider organizations and practice leaders

Desired Qualifications*

  • Clinical experience (i.e. nursing, mid-level provider)
  • Familiarity with oncology 

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System 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.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job 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.