Apicha Community Health Center

Position Title: Clinical Quality Improvement & Risk Manager
Position Location:
400 Broadway, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10013
United States

County: New York (Manhattan)

Contact Name: Juliana Senior HR Generalist
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 6467445376

CHCANYS Member Info: Non Member

Position Description:

Apicha Community Health Center


Position Title: Clinical Quality Improvement and Risk Manager

Reports to: Chief Medical Officer

FSLA:  Exempt

Position Summary: Responsible for developing and implementing quality improvement train, including principles of QI and methodology used by Apicha CHC. In collaboration with and under the direction of CMO, the Clinical Quality Improvement and Risk Manager assists in defining opportunities for improvement and collaborates with multidisciplinary staff to improve patient experience, satisfaction, and sustainable outcomes.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Develops and documents the Quality and Risk Management Plan for the health
  2. Preparers and submits QI abstracts at a state and national level.
  3. Leads QI initiatives utilizing QI processes and assists health center teams in developing appropriate tracking metrics to monitor performance to ensure compliance with the center's QM Plan.
  4. Performs root cause analyses and recommends appropriate actions to improve clinical and non-clinical
  5. Works with clinicians to conduct peer review to meet various reporting requirements including HIVQUAL, UDS and RSR
  6. Develops Quality Assurance (QA) chart review check list and conducts QA activities
  7. Responsible for creating a system for population management and conducting population management activities
  8. Oversees and coordinates the health insurances' Quality Incentive Program initiatives and tracks progress towards goals.
  9. Manages the adverse event/serious reportable event along with CMO participations in monthly QI meeting and maintains
  10. Performs other duties and/or special projects as
  11. Develop visual presentations of current PI projects/accomplishments.
  12. Oversees regulatory readiness, quality management, public reporting, pay for performance programs and initiatives.
  13. Oversees reporting & communication of QI initiatives and patient safety awareness.  



  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Health Care Administration, or related field required. A masters' degree, such as MBA, MPH, or MHCA, is strongly
  • Experience working with Medicaid population strongly
  • Experience with NCQA accreditation standards strongly
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required; ability to interact within all levels of the organization.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products  
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully plan, organize and manage
  • Detail oriented, excellent proof reading and editing
  • Experience working with medical Software; eClinicalWorks strongly

Special Instructions:

To apply please send cover letter and resume to JAlives@apicha.org with subject line "Clinical Quality Improvement & Risk Manager".

Compensation Range: 400 Broadway, 2nd Floor

Compensation Type: Salary

Job Type: Other

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