Population Health Performance Specialist

University of Colorado Medicine, 13199 E MONTVIEW BLVD, AURORA, Colorado, United States of America ● Virtual Req #666
Monday, October 24, 2022

University of Colorado Medicine (CU Medicine) is the region’s largest and most comprehensive multi-specialty physician group practice. The CU Medicine team delivers business operations, revenue cycle and administrative services to support the patients of over 3,500 University of Colorado School of Medicine physicians and advanced practice providers. These providers bring their unparalleled expertise at the forefront of medicine to deliver trusted, compassionate health care services at primary and specialty care clinics as well as facilities operated by affiliate hospitals of the University of Colorado.


PLEASE NOTE: The individual hired for this position will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or furnish proof of an approved medical or religious exemption. In the event you are contacted by CU Medicine regarding your candidacy, please direct any questions around vaccination status to the recruiter at that time.


Due to the nature of this role, we will only consider candidates who currently reside in Colorado or those with tentative plans to relocate to Colorado.


We are seeking a highly motivated Population Health Performance Specialist to join our team.


The Population Health Performance Specialist will work within the Office of Value Based Performance and is directly responsible for supporting providers and clinical practice sites in achievement of quality improvement outcomes.  The individual in this position will be responsible for maximizing quality and ROI across numerous payer programs through education and delivery of quality improvement best practices.


The Population Health Performance Specialist will:

  • Monitor practice and provider progress with value-based contracts and analyze performance reports and data to inform decision-making, process, and program implementation, as well as the development of process interventions based on practice-level data, trends and identified opportunities
  • Deliver relevant data and recommendations to senior clinical leadership, inclusive of OVBP Directors, Practice Directors, and CU Medicine executive leadership
  • Serve as OVBP liaison with external program partners (e.g. payer partners)
  • Oversee development of provider education and support resources necessary for practice transformation to improve quality and meet the quadruple aim
  • Develop strategies and advise on clinical workflows to position the practice to realize quality-based incentives and to protect against fee schedule penalties
  • Provide feedback to and collaborate with EHR and analytics teams to ensure reports are accurate, meaningful and actionable
  • Provide assistance to providers in the use of population health management tools (e.g. Epic Reporting workbench, Quality Dashboards, HCC BPA & SlicerDicer)
  • Perform other duties and assist with special projects as assigned


Requires a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration (or related field) coupled with 2-3 years relevant work history.  Advanced degree in healthcare administration or public health is highly desirable.  Must have experience in gathering information and understanding context from several sources, combined with the ability to analyze this information, draw conclusions and make recommendations.  Prior clinical education experience and the ability to affect change is required.  Must demonstrate a strong competency to comprehend clinical informatics and EHR technology.  The ideal candidate will successfully interact with providers and establish oneself as a subject matter expert within a clinical setting.  Must have intermediate-level proficiency in Microsoft Excel.  Strong PowerPoint and executive-level presentation skills are essential to success.  Must demonstrate strong project management skills to ensure sensitive timelines are met.  The ability to work cohesively in a team environment to achieve goals is key.  Must be flexible and maintain positive working relationships.


TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please visit our website at www.cumedicine.us. All applications MUST be submitted via our website.


CU Medicine is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our staff and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees prior to their employment. We are an equal opportunity employer.


The listed pay range (or hiring rate) represents CU Medicine’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting and is based on evaluation of competitive market data.

A variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, and education will be considered when determining the final offer.


CU Medicine provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions which take your total compensation beyond the number on your paycheck.  Find information about our benefits here


CU Medicine supports a Tobacco Free Workplace Environment which prohibits smoking and the use of tobacco products on CU Medicine property, Anschutz Medical Campus and adjacent business locations





Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $68,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $78,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • University of Colorado Medicine, 13199 E MONTVIEW BLVD, AURORA, Colorado, United States of America
  • Virtual