Value Based Care Consultant - Des Moines, IA

The Iowa Primary Care Association is hiring a Value Based Care Consultant in Des Moines, IA. 

The Iowa Primary Care Association’s (Iowa PCA’s) vision is health equity for all.  Our mission is enhancing community health centers’ capacity to care. All employees of the Iowa PCA are expected to represent the company vision and mission.

The Value-Based Care Consultant will be primarily responsible for providing support to the strategic initiatives and value-based contracts of IowaHealth+, a clinically and financially integrated network of Federally Qualified Health Centers in Iowa. This position will be responsible for working in partnership with key staff at member health centers to take actions to propel success and ensure that annual performance targets are met.

The following duties are normal for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Work with the Director of Value-Based Care and the Senior Director of Transformation to understand, precisely document, and prioritize all value-based contract requirements, and then organize these requirements into a coherent roadmap that outlines key activities and milestones.
  • Monitor and maintain roadmap and progress against key activities and compliance with all contract requirements.
  • Lead the planning, facilitation, and follow-up for the IowaHealth+ Clinical Quality Committee (CQC), Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC), IH+ Finance Committee and Value-Based Care Task Force (VBCTF).
  • Use available data and best practices to develop creative and innovative strategies, interventions, and other performance improvement strategies in collaboration with health center members.
  • Assist IowaHealth+ member health centers in developing Models of Care to drive to meet identified performance outcomes.
  • Work with the Data and Technology team to help member health center care teams access and understand data and reports to define and implement new population health management actions or interventions.
  • Provide thorough written summaries, status updates, assessments, and scorecards in collaboration with data team members as needed.
  • Provide organizational support for IowaHealth+ including: Ensuring documents and other collateral are stored, and that reporting requirements are met; Assists with data gathering & collateral development for quarterly IH+ participation standard scorecard. Lead the coordination, providing content, and facilitating in-person Transformation Collaborative events, which occur tri-annually, as needed.
  • Track payer payments and escalate issues as necessary to the Director.
  • Prepare and present progress against goals monthly to Boards, Members, Committees, or health center executive teams as directed.
  • Assist with the monitoring of and strategy creation for contract agreements with payers in conjunction with the Director of Value Based Care.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned, exhibiting willingness to adapt when requested to get the job done.

Expected Values and Behaviors:
The person in this position will be expected to model our workplace values which are:

  • Collaborative – We are one team. Celebrate success together. Learn from failure together. Willing to embrace change and responsive to each other. We can and should depend on each other. Share your work and ask questions. Offer to help, offer to learn, and offer solutions to problems.
  • Accountable – We work for health centers and we work with each other. Tell the truth, keep your word, listen, and make it better. Expect excellence from yourself and others.
  • Respectful – Approach every interaction with thoughts of equity, inclusion, and humility. We are one organization, and we are many people. We understand our differences and are better for it. Welcome feedback of all kinds. We are all learning something.
  • Deliberate – Always understand the problem before trying to solve it. Nothing should be done without a purpose. Unite around common goals, visions, and strategies.
  • Proactive – We seek opportunities to learn and prepare for future challenges. Everyone is responsible, expected and empowered to prepare us for the future. Train and plan for what comes next and who comes after us.
  • Transformative – We empower systems change with a lens of excellent healthcare, health equity and compassion. Or health centers lead the way; we will clear the way. Adapt to changing circumstances and improve through adversity.

Telecommuting and Travel:
This position is required to be on-site at least two days per work week. Some travel may be required to community health centers via vehicle or conferences via air travel.

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Degree in health care administration, nursing, business management, public health, or another health-related field preferred. A person not possessing a bachelor's degree may be considered if their combination of education and experience matches what is needed for this role.
  • At least three years of professional experience working in a health care setting or organization.
  • Experience working in an accountable care organization preferred.
  • Experience working with health care analytics and performance reporting.
  • Experience with healthcare transformation, process improvement, workflow redesign, and continuous quality improvement methodologies preferred.
  • Excellent administrative skills required to manage work on a variety of programs with varying deadlines and program responsibilities.
  • Must possess strong communication skills – including public speaking, meeting facilitation, and writing reports and other documents.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with health center staff, clinicians, community leaders, and government officials.
  • Ability to work at a fast pace, take initiative, problem-solve, and develop high-quality content.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Must be flexible, self-motivated and a team-player.

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Additional Info

  • Specialty: Iowa Primary Care Association
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Location: Des Moines

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