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Admissions/Performance Quality Improvement Coordinator


A psychiatric residential treatment center located 15 minutes North of Emporia, Virginia seeks an Admissions/Performance Quality Improvement Coordinator.   This position schedules, coordinates, and completes new admission intakes.  The position is responsible for working with families and placing agencies to ensure that the application for admission is completed in a timely manner.  

The Admissions/PQI Coordinator coordinates the PQI function of the organization and manages the Council On Accreditation re-accreditation process.  This position chairs regularly scheduled PQI meetings.  The Admissions PQI Coordinator assists the CEO in the collection and analysis of PQI outcomes data.  This position creates outcomes reports and presentations which include charts, graphs, and executive summaries. This position provides administrative assistance to the CEO and cross trains in Utilization Review (UR).  Normal working hours are 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.  Flexibility is required to conduct emergency admissions at all times of day and night.  Travel is required to attend conferences and trainings.


A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Business Administration, or related human services or business field is required.  Two years’ experience as an administrative assistant to executive management is preferred.  Two years’ experience working in health care administration is required.  Experience working in PQI is preferred.

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point required.  Excellent public relations and interpersonal skills required.  Working knowledge of the day-to-day operations of a health care facility and working knowledge of quality improvement processes required.  Excellent written and oral communication skills required.  Must possess expert customer service skills. Diplomacy, patience, and attention to detail are required.

Competitive pay & benefits.  Compensation package includes 401(k) retirement plan & employer sponsored health, dental, vision & life insurance.  JFBHS is a Drug Free Workplace.   EOE. 

E-mail, or fax resume and cover letter by April 30, 2017 to:

Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services
Attn: Chris Thompson
Job # : 2017-2
Fax: (434) 634-6237

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Health/Disability Specialist

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The Improvement Association
Attn:  Human Resource
1750 East Atlantic Street
Emporia, VA 23847
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