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Compliance, Performance and Quality Improvement CPQI Coordinator

at Arizona's Children Association

Posted: 5/15/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2474

Job Description

Would you like to work for an agency making a difference right in your own community? As a Compliance, Performance and Quality Improvement (CPQI) Coordinator for Child Welfare you will have the opportunity to provide support to program staff for all DES contracted services and is involved in licensing, accreditation, performance and quality improvement (PQI), case review activities, corporate compliance and contract deliverables. The CPQI Coordinator for Child Welfare is in a supervisory role and oversees the Resource Home Licensing Investigator.

Founded in 1912, Arizona’s Children Association is one of the oldest and largest statewide comprehensive child welfare and behavioral health not-for-profit agencies in Arizona. Located in all 15 Arizona counties, we provide a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth and families each year. When working with AzCA, you’ll be surrounded by highly talented and dedicated individuals who are committed to our mission of protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families.

At Arizona's Children Association, our employees are our most valuable asset; and as such we offer a wide range of benefits to aid your health and wellness including:
* Medical, Dental, and Vision plans effective on the first of the month after 30 days of employment
* Employee Assistance Program
* Flexible Schedule
* Generous paid time off, paid sick leave, and 8 paid holidays
* 403B Retirement Savings Plan
* Tuition Reimbursement and Discounts

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Essential Job Functions:
* Adheres to policies and procedures in keeping with federal and state regulations and accreditation standards.
* Helps assure representation from all stakeholder groups, including persons served, in the performance and quality improvement process.
* Coordinates case review process in assigned program and/or regions in keeping with federal and state regulations and accreditation standards. Prepares reports of findings and makes recommendations for needed improvements to assist in identifying training and CPQI opportunities.
* Provides assistance to assigned Child Welfare program staff, and directors, in the DES licensing and renewal process, prepares and implements Corrective Action Plans (CAP), and prepares and submits all contract renewal and extension paperwork for assigned DES contracts.
* Acts as an agency liaison with state licensing personnel.
* Prepares routine programmatic compliance reports as assigned and ad hoc reports as requested by the Chief Compliance Officer and Director of Quality.
* Provides support to assigned Child Welfare program staff and directors for CQI activities.
* Serves as a member of the Performance and Quality Improvement Committee.
* Tracks Performance Improvement activities in assigned areas and provides updates to the Chief Compliance Officer and Director of Quality and implements Process Improvement Plans or Corrective Action Plans when required.
* Helps assure compliance with specific Child Welfare contract deliverables and represents the agency at external quality improvement meetings as assigned.
* Provides orientation and technical assistance to assigned Child Welfare staff and directors regarding contract compliance requirements per program.
* Ensures assigned Child Welfare staff and directors are informed of any issues relative to licensing, accreditation, CPQI, case reviews, contract deliverables, and collection of outcomes data.
* Provides oversight of the Resource Family licensing Investigator and continuous project development for all components of licensing investigation processes.

Minimum Education & Experience:
* Bachelor’s Degree in social services; Master’s Degree in Social Work, Business, or related field from accredited college or university preferred.
* Minimum of 5 years of experience in the child welfare field.
* Experience working in child welfare settings and quality assurance, licensing and accreditation compliance.
* Or, Equivalent combination of education and experience to be able to perform the essential functions is required.

Minimum Qualification & Requirements:
* Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
* Possess a valid Arizona driver’s license and be insurable under the agency’s automobile policy.
* Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.
* Must be able to meet training and agency compliance requirements for the position.
* An individual may qualify for this position if the individual is able to "perform safely" the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

AzCA is an EEO/Veterans/Disabled/LGBTQ employer


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