Digital Quality Measure Developer
Fully Remote East Thetford, VT
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Company: Lantana Consulting Group provides services and software for standards-based health information exchange. We have built our expertise through nearly two decades of development and deployment of technical specifications and interoperability solutions. As a distributed company with no single brick and mortar office, Lantana can hire the best available talent and offer a flexible work schedule. We are a rapidly growing Employee-Owned organization who takes pride in improving public health, quality of care, and research. 


Primary purpose:  


Collaborates in the development, testing, and maintenance of digital clinical quality measures specifications, including modeling of clinical concepts in Clinical Quality Language (CQL) and using available digital information models such as the Quality Data Model (QDM) and Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR). 


A successful candidate will: 

  • Develop digital measure specifications, requiring understanding clinical information models, HL7 standards including CQL, value set concepts and standard vocabularies, and logical scenarios for inclusion/exclusion in measure populations 
  • Gather and translate measure requirements into formal metadata and logic
  • Create test scenarios, evaluate logic using online authoring and testing tools to verify measure intent and to identify and resolve issues
  • Perform environmental scans and literature reviews 
  • Convene/facilitate expert workgroup and/or technical expert panel as needed  
  • Lead the endorsement process for assigned measures, if applicable 
  • Prepare education and outreach materials  
  • Respond to questions submitted through JIRA tickets for assigned measures 


Requirements
  • Experience with quality measure development including electronic quality measures (eCQMs) and/or implementation  
  • Experience in computer programming/coding (e.g., query languages or other general-purpose languages) 
  • Familiarity with standard terminologies, including, but not limited to, SNOMED CT, LOINC, RxNorm 
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in health informatics, computer science, engineering, information technology, or related field
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in a U.S.-based clinical practice including clinical workflow and clinical best practices
  • Clinical informatics experience or education  
  • Experience with HL7 standards including Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR) and Clinical Quality Language (CQL) 
  • Clinical license  
  • Experience with Consensus Based Entity (CBE) endorsement

Additional Job Information:

  • This position is 100% work-from-home/remote apart from the annual company meeting, held as conditions allow.
  •  Lantana is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for current openings will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability. 
  • For this position, we are not accepting applicants outside of the United States.


Salary Description
$75,000 - $100,000