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Quality Assurance Specialist

Job ID REQ-2023-2578 Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Develops, coordinates, and monitors procedures to ensure compliance with accreditation, licensing, Medicaid, certification, and contractual standards for programs at assigned location.


Participates in the development, coordination, and monitoring of procedures to ensure Site compliance.

  • Coordinates, oversees, and monitors the development of quality assurance systems and activities.

  • Prepares Site-specific protocols to ensure compliance with regulatory standards and coordinates the review and approval process.

  • Provides updates and training to staff on new regulatory, contractual, and accreditation standards and ensures new standards are incorporated into current quality assurance activities.

  • Assists in the coordination of activities and awareness of staff engaged in preparation for licensing, contractual, certification, and accreditation audits.

  • Provides program and facility reviews to judge and make recommendations for ongoing compliance, increasing internal reviews as needed to ensure compliance.

  • Coordinates and assists with development of compliance systems for financial and personnel areas.

  • Follows up on areas of non-compliance and assists with recommendations and implementation for appropriate changes.

  • Maintains regulatory, contractual, certification, and accreditation information and materials.

  • Provides leadership and assistance to continuous quality improvement committees and a reporting mechanism of committee findings and recommendations to Site management team.

  • Conducts data analysis and prepares reports.

  • Collaborates with administrative staff in setting and achieving Site goals, strategic planning, and delivery of training.

  • Maintains a pulse on political arena and legislative trends, with the potential to effect programs.

Assists with preparation, negotiation, and management of Site contracts and grants.

  • Checks with contract agencies and websites for the availability of new or continued funding for program maintenance or growth. Assists with grant contract negotiations and presentation preparation, pulling of information specific to proposal development.

  • Reviews Requests for Proposals (RFP's) for Site fit and summarizes review.

  • Provides assistance in the development of a Pro Forma as required or needed to help determine strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.

  • Provides coordination and leadership on proposal development and submission to the funding source in a timely manner, meeting RFP requirements for development and submission.

  • Cultivates relationships and partnerships with funding sources; attends meetings held by contracting or grant agencies.

  • Develops and maintains a systematic process for the oversight and administration of site program contracts, grants, and other purchase of service agreements for site programs; develops and submits performance outcomes as required.

  • Prepares and submits licensing applications and renewals to ensure regulatory compliance including accreditation, licensing, and contractual requirements.


  • Knowledge of the Boys Town Model and the ability to explain the program to individuals and other agencies.

  • Ability to communicate at all levels in the organization and with external contacts in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.

  • High level of professionalism and interpersonal skills. Excellent critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Education, Psychology, related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience including coordinating and managing human services activities required.


  • Master's Degree in Social Work, Education, Psychology, related field preferred.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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