The Senior Vice President (SVP) is responsible for the strategic direction and leadership of the National Quality Forum’s quality measurement initiatives. The SVP leads and manages the quality measurement department including financial oversight, talent management/staffing, and external relations. This position is responsible for managing the growth of the department and staff, serving as a role model and providing guidance and coaching at all levels. The position is also responsible for leading new business development activities in quality measurement.
POSITION DUITIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES
Strategy & Programming
Sets strategic direction for quality measurement initiatives and identifies strategic external
opportunities to advance NQF’s prominence in quality measurement.
Manages a departmental budget of over $15
Oversees financial forecasting for quality measurement department and management of contract budgets and staff
Oversees more than 30 staff, fostering a culture of collaboration with a focus on coaching and mentoring staff to enable their
Develops a talent management strategy in consultation with the Human Resources department.
Empowers staff to generate ideas, proactively solve problems, and ensure ownership and accountability.
Business Development & External Relations
Oversees management of federal and private sector grants and
Leads quality measurement business development and manages proposal
Develops and maintains external relationships with key stakeholders including funders and quality measurement
Represents NQF at external meetings and participates in strategically driven external speaking
Serves as a member of NQF Executive
Actively guides staff and encourages participation in organization-wide efforts and
Collaborates across NQF to advance quality measurement and
Advanced degree in a clinical discipline, public health or healthcare
A minimum of ten years of progressive experience in the healthcare quality field, with a proven track record of effectiveness, and at least 15 years of management experience generally.
Extensive experience in quality measurement including developing measures, implementing quality measures in clinical settings, or serving on NQF endorsement or Measure Applications Partnership
Extensive experience managing professionals effectively, and demonstrated ability to develop staff’s talents.
Demonstrated success in strategy development and deployment, including development and communication of short and long-term goals and establishing programs to fulfill goals.
The ability to work under deadline on a complicated array of projects, meeting defined outcomes on time and within budget. Demonstrated experience in team-building through collaboration and open
Communication skills (written and verbal) equally effective with large and small audiences. The ability to communicate with persuasion, clarity, integrity and
Experience in successfully leading staff through periods of growth and change, managing expectations and providing the necessary
Experience in government contracting and working with health related federal agencies a
Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to establish strategic priorities and set individual goals and objectives.
Ability to establish a culture of accountability and motivate staff to own problems and solve independently or within work
Ability to inspire an innovative culture without fear of
Demonstrated skill in leading and fostering strong people-centric leadership
Demonstrated strategic cultivation of external relationships through regular participation in panels, committees and
Demonstrated ability to effectively oversee all resources and activities to achieve strategic and financial
Demonstrated communication skills, including writing, presentation and persuasion skills for external audiences evidenced through annual speaking engagements, showing area of expertise and thought
Demonstrated skills in problem-solving and systems
Clear track record of developing and integrating new systems and programs in a team- oriented
NQF embraces a culture of excellence through multi-stakeholder collaboration. We encourage and empower each employee to prioritize learning and growing by providing them the resources to deliver excellence. At NQF, you will find a fast-paced, challenging, inspiring and rewarding career. Maximize your talent and join a team committed to setting high standards for better healthcare efficacy and delivery.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may he made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
In the primary environment the noise level is quiet to moderate with ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 300
About National Quality Forum
National Quality Forum (NQF) is a not-for-profit membership organization conveniently located at McPherson Square in Washington, DC. National Quality Forum leads national collaboration to improve health and healthcare quality through measurement.
NQF measures and standards serve as a critically important foundation for initiatives to enhance healthcare value, make patient care safer, and achieve better outcomes. Our dedication to quality permeates all that we do, and shapes our workplace into one which fosters teamwork, professionalism, and opportunities for career growth and advancement.