Clinical Quality Director

This is a full-time exempt position which reports to the Executive Director, has direct responsibilities to the Board of Directors and requires both in-state and out-of-state travel.

Organizational Description:

The Wyoming Primary Care Association (WYPCA) is a 501(c)3 corporation whose mission is to connect the people of Wyoming with quality health care – every person, every need, every neighborhood.  It is governed by a Board of Directors made up of Wyoming Community Health Center leadership.

Position Objective:

The primary responsibilities for this position include assessing the readiness and coaching of Quality Improvement Programs in Wyoming Community Health Centers, also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).  The Clinical Quality Director will oversee all efforts related to quality assurance, risk management, corporate compliance and accreditation with The Joint Commission, National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), and meaningful use standards.

Primary Position Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and maintain relationships with clinical and quality staff at Community Health Centers as well as relevant national partner organizations.
  2. Provide direct clinical technical assistance, training, and support to Community Health Centers for the development and implementation of quality improvement policies and
  3. Promote comprehensive patient-centered care throughout the Health Centers and benchmarked processes affecting or influencing patient care, patient outcomes and data collection reporting.
  4. Promote overall clinical quality performance/improvement with the Health Centers to meet/maintain patient satisfaction.
  5. Provide resources and training regarding Patient Centered Medical Home, Meaningful Use and Integrated Behavioral and Oral
  6. Work collaboratively with the Executive Director exploring and assessing Community Health Centers’ need for support relating to enhancing health center operations through state/regional data analysis and sharing.
  7. Review population health reports for and with the Health Centers to problem solve issues/methods to improve and meet clinical objectives as outlined by Healthy People 2020 and/or national CHC grantee averages.
  8. Identify and make available to Community Health Centers quality training webinars each year along with quality training tracks at an annual conference based on Health Center needs; provide technical assistance to individual Health Centers or community partners who require additional coaching or support.
  9. Work with other WYPCA staff to identify and apply for quality and public health grants in support of the Health Centers and community partners.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Public Health or other clinical field; Master’s preferred.
  2. At least three years of experience in quality improvement, health systems management, population health management, and program development/implementation
  3. Ability to lead peer groups and inform/update Health Center leaders to meet goals.
  4. Ability to work as a team member and work effectively with diverse people.
  5. Ability to make independent decisions with minimal supervision and maximum accountability.
  6. Excellent computer skills, particularly with all software in Microsoft Office.
  7. Demonstrate flexibility with frequent travel, both in-state and out-of-state.
  8. Excellent verbal and written communications.

To apply: Please submit your resume with a cover letter to

The Wyoming Primary Care Association is an equal opportunity/affirmative employer and complies with all applicable federal and Wyoming employment laws.