Quality Improvement Coordinator
WellCare - Columbia, SC

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Quality Improvement Coordinator - 1300308
      About WellCare: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, focusing on Medicaid and Medicare. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, WellCare offers a variety of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind, and disabled, as well as prescription drug plans. For more information about WellCare, please visit the Company's website at www.wellcare.com.

      Our History: Founded in 1985 with three associates, WellCare grew to more than 800 associates and 467,000 members in Florida, New York and Connecticut by 2002. In 2004, the company acquired Harmony to enter the Midwest and became publicly traded. By 2006, WellCare served 2.2 million members as it became a national prescription drug plan provider and the largest Medicaid plan in Georgia. WellCare expanded its services when it began offering Medicaid managed care plans in Ohio and Missouri in 2007, and Medicare managed care plans in Texas and New Jersey in 2008. Additional growth followed when the company was chosen to serve Hawaii's Medicaid program for the aged, blind or disabled in 2009, and in 2011 when it was selected to serve Kentucky's Medicaid program. Today, WellCare has more than 3,900 associates and approximately 2.4 million members nationwide.

      EOE: All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age forty (40) and over, disability, veteran status, or national origin.
      The Quality Improvement Coordinator provides support and project coordination for the Quality Improvement functional area.

      Essential Functions:
      • Provides support for the Quality Improvement functional area.
      • Completes special projects or assignments as needed to meet initiatives and/or objectives of department.
      • Assists and coordinates QI projects as needed.
      • Maintains all department files in an organized, accurate manner.
      • Assists with preparations for meetings by typing agendas, attachments and minutes.
      • Maintains supply levels, equipment maintenance, communications, and records.
      • Maintains and secures files of QI activities.
      • Directs communication to the appropriate staff.

      Education: A High School Diploma

      • 2-3 years experience in medical office HMO or hospital environment performing administrative duties with a clinical focus.
      • Experience with medical terminology.

      Special Skills (e.g. 2 nd language):
      • Excellent communication skills required.
      • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels.
      • Ability to manage work day.
      • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment.

      Technical Skills/Requirements: Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.

      Primary Location SC-Columbia

      Is a relocation package available? No

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