Job no: 226889-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance, Other

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Director of Population Health, the Associate Director of Quality, Evaluation, and Assessment leads UHS efforts to identify, measure and report results on organization priorities and quality improvement efforts. This position manages a team who works with clinical and population health leadership to ensure compliance with relevant regulatory agencies, continuous quality improvement efforts, and process and outcome measurement.

This position will also work with clinical and population health leadership and other teams across the organization to communicate and demonstrate the value of our products.
Responsible for identifying, analyzing and interpreting trends and patterns in complex data sets to help determine clinical priorities and initiatives and to measure the effectiveness of these initiatives

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree or advanced degree in health or social sciences required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum 5 years professional experience. Experience in a multi-function team environment and ability to motivate while providing guidance to direct reports and team members. Experience in developing, administering, analyzing and reporting on surveys of patients and/or populations

Work requires the ability
- to analyze and solve data management problems and to analyze and interpret clinical data;
- to work well in a team environment and to be self-motivated, while providing guidance to team members;
- to communicate clearly and accurately in both verbal and written mode concisely describing problems, solutions, specifications and plans. .

Experience with clinical and/or operational performance improvement initiatives.

Experience in a health care environment

Analytic skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.

Experience leading large-scale projects and providing guidance to the technical resources as assigned.

Experience communicating and presenting to diverse audiences including senior level management.

Understanding of standard clinical models

Proficient in business intelligence solutions (data warehouses, data marts, dashboards and scorecards) using Microsoft, Tableau or other prominent BI technology tools and able to lead others in the effective use of these tools.

Strong knowledge of and practical experience with reporting packages and databases (SQL/TSQL and SQL Server Management Studios) as well as experience with multiple health care data sources and key performance indicators.

Experience analyzing and solving data management problems and interpreting clinical data.

Demonstrates familiarity with accrediting standards, including AAAHC

Additional Information:

Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Click on the button at the top or bottom of the listing to begin the process. You will be required to login to an existing account or create an account. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter and provide contact information for three professional references.


Liz Valentine
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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Applications Open: Sep 2 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Sep 16 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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