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Molina Healthcare
Job ID 2025551

JOB TITLE: Sr. Specialist, Quality Improvement RN (REGISTERED NURSE)

For this position we prefer someone with 5 – 7 years clinical experience and prior managed care. It will be very important to have excellent professional writing skills, and solid critical thinking skills.  Must have RN licensure, unrestricted. 

WORK SCHEDULE: Normal business hours in your local time zone ( 8:00AM to 5:00PM) availability to flex to accommodate projects / meetings in other time zones. Some holidays and weekends may be required. Please consider these parameters before applying to this position.

This is a remote based position, and you can work from home.


Job Summary

Molina’s Quality Improvement function oversees, plans, and implements new and existing healthcare quality improvement initiatives and education programs; ensures maintenance of programs for members in accordance with prescribed quality standards; conducts data collection, reporting and monitoring for key performance measurement activities; and provides direction and implementation of NCQA accreditation surveys and federal/state QI compliance activities.


The Senior Specialist, Quality Improvement (Registered Nurse) contributes to one or more of these quality improvements functions: Quality Interventions, Quality Improvement Compliance, HEDIS, and / or Quality Reporting.

Quality Intervention / QI Compliance

  • Acts as a lead specialist to provide project-, program-, and / or initiative-related direction and guidance for other specialists within the department and/or collaboratively with other departments.
  • Implements key quality strategies that require a component of near real-time clinical decision-making. These activities may include initiation and management of interventions (e.g., removing barriers to care); preparation for Quality Improvement Compliance surveys; preparation and review of potential quality of care and critical incident cases; review of medical record documentation for credentialing and model of care oversight; and any other federal and state required quality activities.
  • Monitors and ensures that key quality activities that involve clinical decision-making are completed on time and accurately in order to present results to key departmental management and other Molina departments as needed.
  • Writes narrative reports to interpret regulatory specifications, explain programs and results of programs, and document findings and limitations of department interventions.
  • Creates, manages, and/or compiles the required documentation to maintain critical quality improvement functions that have a component of clinical decision-making.
  • Leads quality improvement activities, meetings, and discussions with and between other departments within the organization. Often the Senior Specialist will be assigned activities where clinical expertise is important to the activity.
  • Surfaces to Manager and Director any gaps in processes that may require remediation. In particular, the Senior Specialist may be asked to focus on parts of the process where a clinician’s perspective would be valuable to uncover process gaps or limitations.


Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in nursing or higher

Required Experience

Min. 3 years’ experience in healthcare with minimum 2 years’ experience in health plan quality improvement, managed care, or equivalent experience.

Required License, Certification, Association

Active and unrestricted RN license for the State(s) of employment

Preferred Education

Preferred field: Clinical Quality, Public Health or Healthcare. Nursing: Master’s or higher

Preferred Experience

  • 2 years coding and medical record abstraction experience.
  • 1-year managed care experience.
  • Basic knowledge of HEDIS and NCQA.

Preferred License, Certification, Association

  • Certified Professional in Health Quality (CPHQ)

To all current Molina employees: If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply through the intranet job listing.

Molina Healthcare offers a competitive benefits and compensation package. Molina Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(EOE) M/F/D/V.

Pay Range: $49,430.25 – $107,098.87 / ANNUAL
*Actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level.

About Us

Molina Healthcare is a nationwide fortune 500 organization with a mission to provide quality healthcare to people receiving government assistance. If you are seeking a meaningful opportunity in a team-oriented environment, come be a part of a highly engaged workforce dedicated to our mission. Bring your passion and talents and together we can make a difference in the lives of others. Molina Healthcare offers a competitive benefits and compensation package. Molina Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/D/V.

Job Type: Full TimePosting Date: 04/15/2024