The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) is the national membership organization for the nation’s federally qualified health centers (also known as FQHCs or Community Health Centers). Health centers are nonprofit, community-directed health clinics that provide access to high-quality, culturally competent, and comprehensive care to people living in medically underserved areas. NACHC strengthens the health center movement through advocacy, training, and technical assistance, clinical and operations support. NACHC is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workplace.
The Director, Value-Based Care will direct, oversee, and strategically coordinate national level initiatives focused on value-based care programs, trainings, reporting, and deliverables. The individual will work as part of a team to lead a portfolio of value-based care programs and activities to support health centers advancement toward the Quintuple Aim goals of improved health outcomes, improved patient experiences, improved staff experiences, reduced costs, and equity.
Direct the day-to-day operations of NACHC’s value-based care (VBC) and transformation programs and activities.
Direct development of education, reporting, tools, and transformation related work plans supporting health centers transition to value-based care.
Oversee creation of best practice workflows and process mapping tools to support health center value-based care trainings and resources.
Lead development of financial risk models for health center analysis of payer proposals, shared savings/shared risk, capitation, and percent of premium contracts.
Develop tools to support health center assessment of risk exposure, and potential upside and downside opportunities.
Develop templates for health center management reporting systems and dashboards to measure, track, and monitor performance within value-based contracts.
Oversee NACHC’s internal value-based care (VBC) cross-divisional workgroup and alignment around VBC training, programs, and deliverables.
Oversee NACHC’s VBC educational content and work cross-functionally to maximize impact across divisions and meet educational needs by audience/segment.
Contribute to development of innovative health center care models and value-based care programming and contracting.
Develop VBC education and resources for NACHC staff and Health Center Program partners.
Prepare reports and presentations on value-based care and transformation research, policy, evidence, and trends.
Coordinate activities using the Value Transformation Framework and its efforts to support health centers in practice transformation and participation in value-based care and other sustainable business models.
Support partnerships with primary care associations (PCAs) and health center controlled networks (HCCNs) and alignment in support of systems transformation and population health.
Lead coordination and collaboration of NACHC divisions on VBC priorities and initiatives.
Represent NACHC with other organizations and agencies around VBC projects and priorities.
Lead meetings with key external partners, including Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI).
Oversee adherence to funder expectations on deliverables, reports, and budgets.
Oversee grant writing, reports, collecting and documenting deliverables, and monitoring invoices.
Supervise staff, as assigned.
Ensure products are delivered on time and of high quality.
Other duties as assigned.
Master’s or advanced degree preferred.
At least 5 years’ work experience in value-based models and managing implementation activities and performance outcomes.
Knowledge of value-based program strategies, cost of care initiatives, and performance analytics.
Experience with VBC contract negotiations and contract management.
Ability to read and interpret managed care value-based contracts and experience in managing value-based reimbursement initiatives.
Demonstrated project management skills; project management certification a plus.
Experience with NCQA HEDIS, CAHPS Measures, and CMS Value-Based Care programs desired.
Excellent Microsoft Office skills.
Advanced analytic skills.
Experience with software to support project management, such as Asana or other tools.
Experience in development and use of learning management systems a plus.
Experience in organizing and displaying data using such programs as Salesforce, Tableau, and Microsoft Power BI.
High degree of independence, flexibility, initiative and commitment.
Proactive, motivated, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, self-manages multiple priorities simultaneously under deadlines.
Accuracy with work, strong organizational skills, and attention to detail.
Experience with health centers, a plus.
Ability to self-manage multiple priorities, simultaneously, under tight deadlines.
Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
Willing and able to travel approximately 10% of the time.
Works well with others as well as independently.
Strong customer service skills (internal and external).
Demonstrated awareness and value of cultural competence.
About National Association of Community Health Center
he National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) was founded in 1971 to “promote efficient, high quality, comprehensive health care that is accessible, culturally and linguistically competent, community directed, and patient centered for all.”
What We Do
Serves as the leading national advocacy organization in support of community-based health centers and the expansion of health care access for the medically underserved and uninsured.
Conducts research and analysis that informs both the public and private sectors about the work of health centers, their value to the American health care system and the overall health of the nation’s people and communities – both in terms of costs and health care outcomes.
Provides training, leadership development and technical assistance to support and strengthen health center operations and governance.
Develops alliances and partnerships with the public and private sectors to build stronger and healthier communities.
NACHC also works closely with chartered State and Regional Primary Care Associations (PCAs) to fulfill their shared health care mission and support the growth and development of community-based health center programs. Read more about the Primary Care Association in your state/region.