Coastal Medical
  • 20-Sep-2021 to 19-Nov-2021 (EST)
  • Quality
  • Providence, RI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Coastal Medical offers a full compensation package including paid holidays, earned time, 401K match and health and life insurance benefits.

Clinical Quality Assurance Specialist

The Company: A member of the Lifespan health system, Coastal Medical is Rhode Island's largest physician governed medical group, whose primary goal is to offer patients better health and better care with minimal cost to patients. An equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Coastal employs over 600 professionals in a variety of roles.

  • Coastal Medical offers competitive wages and values work/life balance.
  • Our comprehensive benefit package includes health, dental & vision benefits, a free life insurance policy, earned time, paid holidays and 401K match.
  • Employee input is essential to our operations. All employees are encouraged to join and participate in committees, trainings, and workgroups.
  • Lifespan has joined other healthcare leaders and systems around the country in requiring all employees, regardless of their role, to be vaccinated against COVID-19. In addition, the Rhode Island Department of Health has now issued a new emergency regulation requiring all healthcare workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • All new employees must at least have 1 dose of the COVID vaccine by October 1st and be fully vaccinated by October 31st.
  • Compliance with the Lifespan Seasonal Influenza Policy is required by October 31st for all employees and physicians.

The Position: We are currently in search of a Clinical Quality Assurance Specialist. The Clinical Quality Assurance Specialist's main responsibility includes providing support, develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate the work associated with Pay for Performance and other continuous quality improvement initiatives within Coastal Medical.

  • This is a salaried, full time position with a schedule of 40 weekly hours, Monday through Friday.
  • This position is located at our Corporate Office in Providence, RI.
  • Employee parking is provided.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide guidance and leadership of process improvement initiatives for NCQA, Meaningful Use, MACRA, Coastal Core and other clinical quality programs
  • Support the Clinical Quality Team by assisting in the development of strategies for clinical quality programs such as NCQA recognition
  • Establish performance indicators to evaluate success criteria and measure practice competency for Meaningful Use
  • Auditing of clinical elements for compliance with Coastal Policy, examples- Lab and DI tracking, referral tracking, pre-visit planning, patient access, etc.
  • Work with IT to optimize the use of the EMR to improve clinical performance and strategize for improving patient care
  • Coordination of clinician, staff and manager training for Quality Measure Performance, Patient Satisfaction and Meaningful Use/MIPS


  • Bachelor's in healthcare related field or Nursing
  • If nursing current RN license in good standing
  • At least 3 years' experience in healthcare related position
  • At least one years' experience in the implementation of Quality Improvement initiatives

Why You Should Apply:

  • We operate in a collaborative environment and strongly encourage and promote employee growth and development.
  • Coastal offers a wide range of training opportunities including our own Leadership Academies as well as other well-known programs such as Crucial Conversations and Clifton Strengths.

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