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CCME is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment activities based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, or marital status.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. We have offices in Cary, NC, and Columbia, SC.

Many members of CCME’s staff have been with the organization for more than a decade. As an employer, CCME offers a competitive benefits package, which includes a broad array of insurance coverage, holidays and time off, and a generous retirement plan. Employees work in a team environment and have the opportunity to broaden their skills and knowledge through participation in cross-functional teams.

Summary of Benefits

CCME is proud to offer a generous benefits package to our employees. The benefits are designed to enhance our employees’ lives, both at work and at home. They address health and social needs, such as insurance and retirement security, and family and personal needs, such as time off to relax, bond with a new baby, or take care of errands. Employees who work 30 or more hours a week are covered on all of CCME’s insurance plans.

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Holidays - 10 per year
  • Vacation - 12 days per year
  • Sick Leave - 6 days per year
  • Personal Leave - 2 hours per month for non-exempt employees
  • Retirement Benefits - CCME provides a generous company-funded 401(k) plan with no matching requirements. Employees may contribute voluntarily if they wish.
  • Flexible Reimbursement Plan - Reduces taxable income for certain eligible expenses.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - The EAP is available to assist employees with personal and work related problems.

For more information on our benefits, please view the Your Benefits AT CCME.

Positions Available

View a list of all available positions. Please note:  To apply online, our job applicant website will open in a new browser.

If you are an individual with a disability and require an accommodation, please contact our Human Resources Representative at 919-461-5510.

EOE, M/F

Equal opportunity employer of protected veterans

Equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.


SC Program Director

We are seeking a Program Director for the South Carolina Quality Innovation Network–Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contract for CCME/Atlantic Quality Improvement Network. This is the federally-designated QIN-QIO for SC. The SC Program Director is a senior leader position, responsible for overseeing and managing the state-based program working under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CMS’ national QIN-QIO initiative to improve the quality and efficiency of health care for Medicare beneficiaries. The role includes direct supervision of a state-based team of professionals to achieve required outcomes.

The SC Program Director position is home-based, requiring extensive travel throughout SC, with occasional travel outside SC. For this reason, the preference is for a candidate located in the state; however, we are willing to relocate the right candidate to SC.

Additionally, the successful candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • Knowledge of SC hospitals and health care delivery systems and Medicare programs required
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with using comprehensive quality improvement methodologies in achieving measurable clinical outcomes
  • Proven ability to manage projects at a strategic level as well as fiduciary responsibility
  • Bachelor’s degree in a clinical or health-related field (BSN, public health, etc.)
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Excellent leadership and relationship building skills
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Minimum of 5 – 7 years of management and supervisory experience in health care-related area

CCME offers a competitive salary and generous benefit package.

To apply, please click the following link:

Apply Online at http://thecarolinascenter.applicantstack.com/x/openings

Equal opportunity employer of protected veterans

Equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law

Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.


NC Director of Review Programs and Services

We are seeking a Director of Review Programs and Services.  The Director is a senior leader position, responsible for overseeing and managing the state agency contracts for utilization and quality review, program integrity, and related grants and funding sources. The role includes direct supervision of a team of professionals, who are located in several states, to achieve required outcomes.

The Director position is based in Raleigh, NC, and requires occasional travel within and outside of NC.

Additionally, the successful candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • Knowledge of hospitals and health care delivery systems and Medicaid programs required, including Medicaid managed care
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with using comprehensive quality improvement methodologies in achieving measurable clinical outcomes. CPHQ desired.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a clinical or health-related field (BSN, public health, etc.)
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Excellent leadership and relationship building skills
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Minimum of 5 – 7 years of management and supervisory experience in health care-related area

CCME offers a competitive salary and generous benefit package.

To apply, please click the following link:

Apply Online at http://thecarolinascenter.applicantstack.com/x/openings

Equal opportunity employer of protected veterans

Equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

 


MS External Quality Review (EQR) Project Manager

The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence (CCME) seeks an EQR Project Manager to be responsible for the Mississippi Medicaid EQR service area, and ensuring accuracy, integrity, and compliance. Duties include monitoring contract deliverables, performing review activities as required by contract; interpreting and analyzing clinical information to support determinations; and responding to inquiries regarding the review process and/or review results.

The role serves as the primary liaison for CCME with the MS Division of Medicaid (DOM). The successful incumbent will maintain professional working relationships with health plans, Medicaid agency contract staff and program leaders; proactively assist with the development of plans and activities to increase EQR contract opportunities; and provide maximum value to the customer.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred, from an accredited college or university specific to the contract

• Prefer clinical license and/or certification

• Five (5) years of management experience and in offsite and onsite EQR activities

• Experience in each of the following:

  • Medicaid recipients, policies, data systems and processes
  • Managed care delivery systems, organizations and financing
  • Quality assessment and improvement methods
  • Development of quality improvement projects
  • Research design and methodology, including qualitative and quantitative analysis

• Ability to function independently and coordinate review activities

• Superior written and oral communication skills

To apply, please click the following link:

Apply Online at http://thecarolinascenter.applicantstack.com/x/openings

Equal opportunity employer of protected veterans

Equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law

Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.


NC Quality Improvement Specialist

We are seeking a Quality Improvement (QI) Specialist to serve as a coach for hospital leadership and staff. The QI Specialist will be responsible for engaging and educating hospitals as part of a national learning collaborative to share best practices for the reduction of patient harm. Duties include assessing hospital systems and processes, conducting root cause analyses and providing resources for resolutions and other QI methodologies. This position requires a strong background in hospital quality improvement and solid knowledge of quality improvement methodologies.
 
This is a home-based position with regional travel required.
Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Social Sciences or Clinical
  • RN and CPHQ certification preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience with hospital quality improvement
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with coaching on QI methodologies

To apply, please visit our website at:

Apply Online at http://thecarolinascenter.applicantstack.com/x/openings

Equal opportunity employer of protected veterans

Equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical handicap, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, ancestry, limited English proficiency, or any other considerations made unlawful by Federal, State, or local laws, except where it relates to a bona fide occupational qualification or requirement.


SC Quality Specialist

The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence, a health care quality improvement organization, is seeking high performing health care professional with extensive background in healthcare quality programs, practice transformation and workflow redesign. The candidate must have in-depth knowledge of Meaningful Use, Physician Quality Reporting System, Value-Based Modifier, Alternative Payment Models and Patient Centered Medical Homes along with the ability to educate and guide healthcare providers in these initiatives.  This is a virtual-based position with minimal travel required.

Successful specialists meet the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health related field or three to five years healthcare related experience
  • Extensive experience in PQRS, Meaningful Use, Value Modifier, PCMH, APMs
  • Possess superior communication and interpersonal skills in order to interact with health care providers
  • Ability to prepare for and make professional presentations
  • Willing to travel on an as needed basis
  • Must have home office and provide own internet service

To apply, click the following link:

Apply Online at http://thecarolinascenter.applicantstack.com/x/openings

Equal opportunity employer of protected veterans

Equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law

Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.


NC Quality Specialist, External Quality Review (EQR)

CCME seeks three (3) full-time Quality Review Specialists to conduct quality activities as determined by health care quality improvement contracts. The Specialists are responsible for interpreting and analyzing provided information to support contract compliance, and maintaining professional working relationships with contract staff, program leaders and health care providers. The duties include assisting with development of methodologies and data collection tools and protocol; developing and providing educational materials and programs; assisting with identifying and developing systems and processes to enhance contract requirements; and providing technical expertise based on assessment and contract requirement.

These are virtual positions, with travel required throughout the state of North Carolina. Only candidates located in NC will be considered. Positions are contingent upon contract award.

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in related field with at least 3 years of related experience
  • Registered Nurse preferred
  • Knowledge of MCO and/or PIHP delivery systems and current trends
  • Experience with Medicaid populations, programs and policies
  • Experience with Medicaid managed care compliance
  • Excellent communication skills to include composing materials for health plan  education, website postings and newsletter outlines
  • Experience in quality assessment and improvement methodologies
  • Knowledge of URAC or NCQA accreditation standards and/or HEDIS certification a plus
  • CPHQ a plus

Equal opportunity employer of protected veterans

Equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law

Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees

Apply Online at http://thecarolinascenter.applicantstack.com/x/openings


NC Health Data Analyst

The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence seeks a Health Data Analyst to assist with research and study design, methodology and statistical analysis in support of health care quality improvement and research activities.  This role serves as consultant to managers and directors regarding study design and consults on and leads heath care quality improvement initiatives.  Duties include determining requirements for data collection used for surveys and quality studies and analyzing results; reviewing health plans; and validating projects and performance measures.

This position requires a strong background in health data analysis. Position is contingent upon contract award.

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Master’s degree in public health, statistics, epidemiology or related field with 3 – 5  years of experience; biostatistician preferred
  • Working knowledge of HEDIS technical specification highly preferred
  • Knowledge of SAS or comparable analytic software
  • Experience validating projects, surveys and performance measures
  • Familiarity with CMS protocols related to External Quality Review
  • Experience reviewing SQL code highly preferred
  • Ability to write analytic plans and conduct program evaluations
  • Ability to assess pros and cons of research methods (literature reviews)
  • Ability to implement complex analytic techniques
  • Ability to develop analytic reports, charts, and tables
  • Ability to conduct analyses with SAS or similar analytic software

To apply, please click the following link:

Apply Online at http://thecarolinascenter.applicantstack.com/x/openings

Equal opportunity employer of protected veterans

Equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law

Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.


KY/TN Quality Improvement Specialist, Part-time

Kentucky/Tennessee

We are seeking a Quality Improvement (QI) Specialist to serve as a coach for hospital leadership and staff. The QI Specialist will be responsible for engaging and educating hospitals as part of a national learning collaborative to share best practices for the reduction of patient harm. Duties include assessing hospital systems and processes, conducting root cause analyses and providing resources for resolutions and other QI methodologies. This position requires a strong background in hospital quality improvement and solid knowledge of quality improvement methodologies.

This is a home-based, Part-time position with regional travel required.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Social Sciences or Clinical
  • RN and CPHQ certification preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience with hospital quality improvement
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with coaching on QI methodologies

To apply, please click the following link:

Apply Online at http://thecarolinascenter.applicantstack.com/x/openings

Equal opportunity employer of protected veterans

Equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law

Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.


NC Quality Improvement Specialist, Part-time

NC, Part-time

We are seeking a Quality Improvement (QI) Specialist to serve as a coach for hospital leadership and staff. The QI Specialist will be responsible for engaging and educating hospitals as part of a national learning collaborative to share best practices for the reduction of patient harm. Duties include assessing hospital systems and processes, conducting root cause analyses and providing resources for resolutions and other QI methodologies. This position requires a strong background in hospital quality improvement and solid knowledge of quality improvement methodologies.

This is a home-based, Part-time position with regional travel required.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Social Sciences or Clinical
  • RN and CPHQ certification preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience with hospital quality improvement
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with coaching on QI methodologies

To apply, please click the following link:

Apply Online at http://thecarolinascenter.applicantstack.com/x/openings

Equal opportunity employer of protected veterans

Equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law

Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.


SC Community Health Workers, Temp/PT (several positions)

The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence, a health care quality improvement organization, is seeking health care professionals with quality improvement experience. Internally entitled “Care Improvement Specialists”, these positions are Certified Community Health Workers (CHW), Certified Diabetic Educators (CDE), Certified Faith Community Nurses, and other health care and community advocates who will assist with coordinating and teaching Diabetic Self-Management Education. Our specialists are knowledgeable of the implementation and application of quality improvement methodologies in order to help health care providers implement improvements in quality and patient safety. They have the ability to assess and solve problems, develop innovative approaches, and convene and lead groups in planning and goal setting.  These positions are home-based, temporary, PRNs.

Successful candidates meet the following qualifications:

  • Community Health Worker or Certified Faith Community Nurse preferred
  • Must have interest in improving the health and welfare of Medicare diabetic beneficiaries in SC
  • Must attend company provided four day Stanford Lay Leader Training
  • Possess superior communication and interpersonal skills in order to interact with health care providers and coworkers
  • Must have home office that can be locked
  • Employee to provide own internet service
  • Must be located in SC and willing to travel on an as needed basis

We encourage health care professionals with a passion for health care quality improvement and patient outcomes to send us your resume for consideration as we move forward on our quality journey.

Equal opportunity employer of protected veterans

Equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law

Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

Apply Online at http://thecarolinascenter.applicantstack.com/x/openings


NC Freelance Proposal/Technical Writer

The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence seeks a Freelance Proposal Writer, experienced with grant/proposal writing in the health care field. This position will assist with proposal development, research and writing. The proposal writer collaborates closely with Business Relations staff, subject matter experts and team members to develop and write original content for compelling health care proposals, to ensure the successful acquisition and/or retention of business. The proposal writer will work on an as needed basis, from home, in most cases.

Only local candidates  will be given consideration, as occasional meetings at our corporate headquarters in Cary are required.

The proposal writer’s duties will include, but is not limited to: reviewing Requests For Proposals (RFPs) and assisting with proposal planning; assisting in defining winning strategies; working with Business Relations team to develop content; meeting established proposal deadlines to write, review, and submit proposals; communicating proposal and status updates; ensuring proposal submission criteria for each proposal is followed; assisting with printing, assembly and binding of proposals; and ensuring consistency within proposals by following established methods and procedures and/or creating new methods and procedures.

The successful candidate's qualifications include:

  • Experience in the health care or related field, required
  • Health care grant/proposal writing preferred
  • Must have own computing equipment and access to internet
  • MS Office experience required

To apply, click the following link:

Apply Online at http://thecarolinascenter.applicantstack.com/x/openings

Equal opportunity employer of protected veterans

Equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law

Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.


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