Madison, WI
Jun 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 89341-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: SMPH/OB-GYN/OB-GYN

Location: Madison

Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 89341-AS

Working Title: Maternal-Child Health Quality Improvement Specialist


Hiring Department: A532800-MEDICAL SCHOOL/OB-GYN/OB-GYN

FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 24, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $48,333 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

This position requires minimum of a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in a relevant field such as public health, nursing, business or policy. Master's degree in related fields or including quality improvement focus preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum of two years of experience required, five preferred, in developing and implementing quality improvement activities in Maternal and Child Health or other public health programs.

Knowledge of public health theory and functions.

Knowledge of quality improvement, change management, Adult Learning Theory and organizational behavior.

Skills in planning, designing and evaluating public health quality improvement initiatives using LEAN, Six Sigma, and other quality improvement methodologies.

Skills in diagnostic techniques, data collection and administration of assessment tools.
Excellent leadership and management skills, organizational and analytical capabilities, critical thinking skills, and problem solving ability and experience.

Skills in oral and written communication to include strong presentation skills.

Skills in group facilitation, training and development, and individual and team coaching.

Ability to evaluate plans, policies and procedures and recommend revisions as necessary to internal and external stakeholders.

Ability to prepare policy analysis, including interpreting statistics and evaluating research studies.

Ability to prepare comprehensive reports related to public health issues.

Ability to establish and maintain effective and productive working relationships with public and private organizations, practices, partnerships, and programs.

Position Summary:

The Maternal and Child Health Quality Improvement Specialist collaborates with public health partners statewide to develop, implement, coordinate and facilitate QI process activities which have a positive and measureable impact on maternal and child health in local communities and statewide.


Brandon Dietz
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Instructions to applicants:

Click the "Apply Now" button to begin the application process. Please upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter describing your qualifications.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 14 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 19 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time