POPULATION HEALTH SPECALIST
Company: University of California Office of the President
Posted on: November 22, 2020
POPULATION HEALTH SPECALIST
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UC OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
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University of California (UC) Health provides leadership and
strategic direction for UC s five medical Centers. UC Health
supports operational initiatives at individual campuses and
development of systemwide initiatives, promoting collaboration
among the university s health professional schools and providing
oversight on the business and financial activities of the clinical
The Population Health Specialist manages a portfolio of projects
that promote UC Health as a leader in healthcare innovation and
achieving the triple aim. Facilitation of systemwide opportunities
are in support of the UC Health Quality / Population Health Program
and its strategic plan. By exercising advanced organizational and
project management skills, you will engage with faculty,
clinicians, staff and stakeholders inside and outside of UC Health.
As a lead facilitator, you will help develop and implement
high-impact, system-wide programs that guide and support a broader
strategic direction for UC Health. An ideal candidate for this role
has demonstrated success in leading complex collaborations and
applies knowledge of population health management practices to
substantial projects of large scope and with a high degree of
Analyzes and interprets highly complex data of broad scope, and
summarizes findings. Develops corresponding reports, presentations,
and action plans. Prepares and delivers executive summaries.
Leads systemwide population health, delivery system innovation, and
alternative payment model projects with significant complexity and
Guides the implementation and standardization of selected
systemwide interventions. Develops and distributes work tools and
best practices to support performance improvement.
Partners with the UC Health Center for Data Driven Insights &
Innovation (CDI2) and Self-funded Health Plans teams to develop
benchmarks to measure short and long-term impact of innovations.
Compares performance against benchmarks; provides proposals and
plans to senior leaders to improve program.
Researches best practices and develops and implements improvements
in the data collection and reporting processes and systems.
Tracks and reports various clinical performance improvement data
and statistics to leadership. Administers surveys, conducts direct
observations, and interviews stakeholders.
Working with the Program Director and Quality and Population Health
team, develops innovative implementation plans with stakeholders,
tests assumptions and develops contingency plans.
* In-depth knowledge of population health, delivery system reform,
and accountable care standards.
* In-depth knowledge of health program / policy analysis. Advanced
ability to produce detailed analytical reports.
* Experience implementing and / or evaluating population-based
* Advanced organizational and project management skills, with the
ability to lead collaborative workgroups, prioritize tasks, and
direct projects from inception to completion.
* Advanced critical thinking and problem-solving to evaluate
highly- complex information, assess problems, and develop effective
* Advanced interpersonal skills for collaborating effectively with
clinical and professional staff.
* Advanced written and verbal communication to convey complex
information and produce high-quality reports and presentations.
* Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, and specialized
applications such as Adobe Acrobat and Visio.
* Advanced ability to influence and persuade staff, management, and
clinicians across departments.
* Advanced ability to exercise professional judgment with sensitive
and / or confidential issues.
* Master's degree in health-related field or relevant profession
* Bachelor's degree in health-related field or relevant profession,
or a combination of comparable clinical education and / or
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.
Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package
offered by the University visit: Benefits of Belonging
This is a re-posting of Job No. 20200028. Previous candidates need
HOW TO APPLY
Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your
APPLICATION REVIEW DATE
The first review date for this job is November 21, 2020.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Background Check Process: Successful completion of a background
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of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014. UC
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