Careers

Amazing career experiences that make a difference. DVACO provides opportunities to become part of a diverse team that drives the clinical initiatives to transform healthcare in one of America’s most vibrant regions.

“In this time of my career, I can’t imagine a greater opportunity to enhance and transform the US Health Care System every day.”

Joel Port
Senior Vice President of Business & Network Development

Current Job Openings

Population Health/Claims Modeling Analyst I

Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization (DVACO), located in Radnor, PA is currently hiring for a newly created position, Population Health/Claims Modeling Analyst I.

The DVACO is a limited liability joint venture corporation comprised primarily of two major health systems: Jefferson Health and Main Line Health, serving the Greater Philadelphia region and southern New Jersey. DVACO was accepted into the Medicare Shared Savings Program for the 2014 start year, and now includes 2,000 physicians serving over 180,000 lives. DVACO contracts with four commercial payers and serves Medicare beneficiaries, making it the region’s largest Accountable Care Organization. At the core of operations, DVACO is committed to working towards the achievement of the triple aim: better outcomes, better experiences, and smarter spending. Our culture embraces innovation of healthcare delivery models through collaborative work with physician practices, health systems and employee wellness programs.

Reporting to the VP Operations the Analyst, the Population Analyst I develops dashboards and reports for the DVACO, Jefferson Health System/Main Line Health partners (JHS/MLH PODs) and independent practices. They will produce analytics used to measure and quantify DVACO and associated business partners’ experience through reporting using CMS data and other internal/external data.

ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Develops cascading dashboards of quality metrics
  • Supports DVACO and JHS/MLH PODs leadership in developing transparent and valid distribution/funds flow models based upon performance outcomes.
  • Monitors the financial performance of existing third party arrangements to ensure compliance with agreed upon contractual terms and conditions and to track contract performance and outcomes.
  • Produces system-wide analytics and reporting that promotes and supports the adoption and successful execution of population health management.
  • Develops and implements the financial, clinical, and operational analytics and reporting required to support the DVACO, JHS\MLH PODs and other population health programs and payer pay for performance programs.
  • Executes analytic processes required to support population health at DVACO and JHS\MLH PODs including but not limited to case-mix adjusted physician profiling; operational, quality, cost and utilization analytics; risk analytics; trending and forecasting; predictive modeling; program evaluation using advanced techniques; actuarial analyses; and data mining.
  • Develops data expertise needed to optimally use business and other data to support population health reporting and analytics tools and processes; includes expert data knowledge, quality control and following appropriate standards.
  • Effectively collaborates with team peers, other Enterprise Analytics team members and partners throughout the business.
  • Participates in all required meetings, educational overview sessions, product implementation and review sessions as communicated by the Manager, Actuarial Informatics.

Education/Experience:

BS required in Business, Mathematics, IT or data relevant field including. Actuarial degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 1-2 years related professional work experience in a progressive healthcare setting required.

Technical Skills\Capabilities

  • Familiarity with reporting tools (Business Objects, etc.)
  • Strong computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, statistical analysis, database, data mining tools such as SQL / SAS / SPSS )
  • Advanced programming in SAS, SQL Query Construction or other programming language
  • Understanding of relational database systems and uses.

Please apply to http://www.mainlinehealth.org/careers job id 43353. No agency calls please. Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Claims Modeling Analyst (Level III)

Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization (DVACO), located in Radnor, PA has a newly created opportunity for a Population Health, Claims Modeling Analyst (Level III).

The DVACO is a limited liability joint venture corporation comprised primarily of two major health systems: Jefferson Health and Main Line Health, serving the Greater Philadelphia region and southern New Jersey. DVACO was accepted into the Medicare Shared Savings Program for the 2014 start year, and now includes 2,000 physicians serving over 180,000 lives. DVACO contracts with four commercial payers and serves Medicare beneficiaries, making it the region’s largest Accountable Care Organization. At the core of operations, DVACO is committed to working towards the achievement of the triple aim: better outcomes, better experiences, and smarter spending. Our culture embraces innovation of healthcare delivery models through collaborative work with physician practices, health systems and employee wellness programs.

Reporting to the VP Operations, the Analyst III will be responsible for interpreting data, leveraging analytical tools and making recommendations to key stakeholder at the DVACO and JHS\MLH PODs. Is seen as a subject matter expert and will lead DVACO governance committees and maintain ongoing relationships with all levels of management, key third party staff, internal constituents and external customers at participating CIN organizations to gather information, share data and effectively move projects forward. Provides supervisory guidance to less experienced analysts and proactively coaches and mentors others throughout the system.

Accountabilities to include:

  • Works with Vice Presidents, Medical Directors, Clinical Operations, Finance, Network Contracting, IT and other Jefferson departments or stakeholders.
  • Fully responsible for interpreting, organizing, executing, coordinating, evaluating, and communicating complex projects under the guidelines of leadership.
  • Produces analytics used to measure and quantify DVACO and associated business partners’ experience through reporting using CMS data and other internal/external data.
  • Works with the DVACO clinical and financial team to identify trends and patterns in these complex data sets, draw conclusions, develop summaries utilizing charts, graphs and images to appropriately display the information for presentations to stakeholders.
  • Works with and educate the POD quality leadership, the TIN and clinical practice leadership to present statistical and operational reports of the metrics including analysis of progress towards goals and benchmarks
  • Provides analytical support (consultation, design, analysis) to business units to understand and monitor performance as it relates to cost and quality.
  • Provides direction and/or consultation on analytical approach to peers and customers. Uses business knowledge to anticipate business questions and needs and proactively identify and implement solutions. Identifies gaps in business reporting and proactively identifies and implements solutions.
  • Performs all aspects of actuarial informatics analysis including; data acquisition and data management, advanced SAS or SQL programming, advanced data visualization, quantitative and qualitative data analysis.
  • Creates written narrative summaries that compliment many of the key performance indicators and metrics, or analytics outlining trends of interest, opportunities for intervention or consideration, changes or shifts in data elements from one time period to another, etc.
  • Demonstrates initiative including recommending changes for improvement opportunities.
  • Independently evaluates and selects techniques, procedures
  • Interprets and synthesizes outcomes and conclusions

Education/Experience/Licensures & Certifications:
BS required in Business, Mathematics, IT or data relevant field. Actuarial informatics a plus.
Passage of at least two (2) Society of Actuarial (SOA) exams and active in the Exam Program
with at least 4 years of relation professional work experience OR minimum of 6 years related professional work experience in a progressive healthcare setting required.

  • Experience with Value Based Purchasing
  • Strong working knowledge of Healthcare informatics, valued based purchasing, risk score management, revenue enhancement, population health and understand total cost of care and care gaps.

Technical Skills\Capabilities

  • Maintains proficiency and expertise in Health Plan data applications, state of the art business intelligence software and reporting tools that include, but are not limited to, MS SQL Server Components (Query Analyzer & coding, Analysis Server, Stored Procedures, Jobs, and Functions), Business Objects (Tableau, Qlik, Crystal Reports, Crystal Enterprise, Crystal Analysis, OLAP, and Xcelsius), SAS, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) and grouper and predictive modeling software (3M, CGI, and MEDai) to prepare complex multi-factorial analysis. Synthesizes and Interprets analyses.
  • Must possess a comprehensive understanding of clinical or payer operational processes and ability to evaluate impacts on data compilation and reporting.
  • Knowledge of healthcare coding structures and payment methodologies.
  • Advanced programming in SAS, SQL Query Construction or other programming language.
  • Advanced understanding of relational database systems and uses.

Please apply to http://www.mainlinehealth.org/careers job id 43353. No agency calls please. Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Administrative Assistant

Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization (DVACO), located in Radnor, PA is looking to hire an Administrative Assistant, full time.

The DVACO is a limited liability joint venture corporation comprised primarily of two major health systems: Jefferson Health and Main Line Health, serving the Greater Philadelphia region and southern New Jersey. DVACO was accepted into the Medicare Shared Savings Program for the 2014 start year, and now includes 2,000 physicians serving over 180,000 lives. DVACO contracts with four commercial payers and serves Medicare beneficiaries, making it the region’s largest Accountable Care Organization. At the core of operations, DVACO is committed to working towards the achievement of the triple aim: better outcomes, better experiences, and smarter spending. Our culture embraces innovation of healthcare delivery models through collaborative work with physician practices, health systems and employee wellness programs.

The Administrative Assistant will provide a variety of administrative and secretarial services to assist in the professional and effective operation of the department. They will assist with general office duties to support the functions of the department including, but not limited to handling phone calls, typing and distributing correspondence, scheduling meetings and locations, coordinating audio visual requests, recording and processing minutes, sorting and prioritizing mail, filing, data entry, and ordering office supplies.

  • Composes and types correspondence, memos, reports, policies, forms, etc. including confidential material.
  • Orders and maintains adequate office supplies, keeping within the department’s budget.
  • Schedules meetings and coordinates conference rooms. Maintains appointment calendars. Ensures an accurate and efficient filing system for the department.
  • Sorts and distributes incoming mail. Sends out letters and educational material to clients. May be responsible for opening mail and responding to correspondences.
  • Answers telephone, screens and directs calls appropriately, and takes and relays accurate messages in a timely manner. Makes outgoing calls to clients to schedule or reschedule appointments.
  • Processes check requests and maintain records.
  • Assists with special projects and duties as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent required.
  • Associate degree or graduate of secretarial/business school preferred.

Experience:

  • Three – five years recent Administrative Assistant experience required.
  • Experience in confidential environment preferred.
  • Excellent secretarial and organization skills
  • Strong phone skills required.
  • Medical Terminology preferred
  • Proven ability to use PC, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Windows applications, Data management systems.
  • Excellent typing and grammar skills; familiarity with business correspondence formats; ability to communicate effectively with physicians, administration, employees and vendors. Ability to type a minimum of 60wpm required.
  • Careful attention to detail; accurate proofreading skills mandatory.
  • Ability to manage projects independently, think creatively, problem-solve; willingness to help achieve team goals.

Please apply to http://www.mainlinehealth.org/careers Job id 43388. No agency calls please. Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Care Coordinator

Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization (DVACO), located in Radnor, PA

The DVACO is a limited liability joint venture corporation comprised primarily of two major health systems: Jefferson Health and Main Line Health, serving the Greater Philadelphia region and southern New Jersey. DVACO was accepted into the Medicare Shared Savings Program for the 2014 start year, and now includes 2,000 physicians serving over 180,000 lives. DVACO contracts with four commercial payers and serves Medicare beneficiaries, making it the region’s largest Accountable Care Organization. At the core of operations, DVACO is committed to working towards the achievement of the triple aim: better outcomes, better experiences, and smarter spending. Our culture embraces innovation of healthcare delivery models through collaborative work with physician practices, health systems and employee wellness programs.

Care Coordinator Opportunity immediately available.

The RN Care Coordinator facilitates patient continuity of care with the healthcare team and coordinates care for high risk/complex patients by collaborating with the patient, family, physician, nurses and other members of the healthcare team under the clinical direction and oversight of the Primary Care Physician.

This position requires occasional travel within a 25 mile radius of Philadelphia and working approximately 70% from home and 30% in the office or travel to member sites. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in the development of the patient’s care plan
  • Collaborating with the Primary Care Physician to provide leadership in issues of outcome management, disease management and prevention
  • Serve as the patient’s primary conduit to the primary care provider
  • Engage and encourage patients to take an active role in their health by providing them with the tools necessary to make healthy lifestyle choices

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Valid PA RN required, MSN preferred
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Case Manager certification preferred
  • Five years of experience in clinical utilization management, home care, discharge planning, and/or case management required
  • 3 years of experience in a managed care environment preferred
  • Ability to interact with physicians and other health care professional in a professional manner
  • Computer proficiency, knowledge of NCQA (PCMH) guidelines for care management and knowledge of managed care models financial reimbursement systems, management processes and utilization management issues.
  • Applicant must have a private and confidential workspace at their home

Please apply to http://www.mainlinehealth.org/careers, Care Coordinator, DVACO, job id 43441 Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing. Please, no agency calls. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Health Coach

Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization (DVACO), located in Radnor, PA is a limited liability joint venture corporation comprised primarily of two major health systems: Jefferson Health and Main Line Health, serving the Greater Philadelphia region and southern New Jersey. DVACO was accepted into the Medicare Shared Savings Program for the 2014 start year, and now includes 2,000 physicians serving over 180,000 lives. DVACO contracts with four commercial payers and serves Medicare beneficiaries, making it the region’s largest Accountable Care Organization. At the core of operations, DVACO is committed to working towards the achievement of the triple aim: better outcomes, better experiences, and smarter spending. Our culture embraces innovation of healthcare delivery models through collaborative work with physician practices, health systems and employee wellness programs.

The Health Coach will support clients with achieving health improvement goals, reducing lifestyle related risk factors, and effectively managing any health conditions. They will be responsible for developing a strong rapport with each client using motivational interviewing techniques, and a participant centered approach. Coaches will use a holistic approach to consider all aspects of health behaviors, which could impact the success of the client. Coaches must be passionate about helping others achieve optimal health and wellbeing. They should be knowledgeable, professional, personable, and be able to connect with and inspire a wide variety of client personalities and temperaments.

This is a full time position with possible Saturday rotation from 11-3pm one or two times a month. Position will initially work from home but must be able to travel to Radnor and other local DVACO facilities as needed.

Education and Training:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Health Education, Exercise Science, Nutrition, or other health related field.
  • Certification in Health / Wellness Coaching preferred

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Three years of experience in health coaching, nutritional counseling, nursing, health education or similar role.
  • Broad knowledge of the causes of chronic illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, obesity/metabolic syndrome, etc.
  • Experience in applying lifestyle factors and behavior change to accomplish disease prevention and risk reduction.
  • Expertise in behavior change concepts and theories including motivational interviewing, readiness to changes, health belief model, etc.

Licensure and/or Certification:
Certifications in Coaching, Dietetics, Health Education, Counseling, etc. preferred.
Skills:

  • Adept at motivating clients to take action to improve their health habits, including exercise, healthy eating habits, weight management, tobacco cessation, stress reduction, etc.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to inspire clients who have low confidence in their ability to change behaviors and accomplish personal health goals.
  • Must be patient centered and have excellent problem solving skills.
  • Broad knowledge of online and community resources a plus.
  • Must have good computer skills and experience working in CRM databases

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Schedules periodic telephonic (or in person) coaching session to meet the needs of each participant.
  • Conducts appropriate assessments to identify health risk profile of participant.
  • Facilitates identification of client’s health improvement goals.
  • Develops action plan with client to address barriers to goal achievement.
  • Appropriately adapts coaching and education methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychosocial, cultural, age-specific needs of each client
  • Demonstrate established customer service skills
  • Utilize software to effectively record session data and communicate with client
  • Strive to develop and support the member’s ability to self-manage their condition(s).
  • Contacts members’ physician when needed especially in more complex medical situations requiring higher level case management intervention.
  • Monitors the quality of service
  • Identifies on-line, telephonic and community based resources that can assist the member in achieving and maintaining their personal health goals. Assist the member in accessing those services.
  • Assist participants in maximizing the use of member’s medical benefits and ensuring coordination of services and outcomes.
  • Ensures all activities are documented and conducted in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements and accreditation standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Please apply to http://www.mainlinehealth.org/careers job id 43389. No agency calls please. Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Apply for a Position

DVACO employment benefits are administered through Main Line Health. If interested, please apply online with a current resume at http://www.mainlinehealth.org/careers

Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the Delaware Valley ACO to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer/employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation or disability; to select, develop and promote employees based on the individual’s, qualifications, experience, and job performance; to maintain a working environment free of all forms of discrimination, harassment, and intimidation.

Who is DVACO?

We are the area’s largest Accountable Care Organization, leading the way in health improvement by streamlining provider participation to enhance the quality and personalization of patient care. Learn More

Contact Info

Address
PO Box 356,
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone 610-225-6295
Toll Free Number 855-761-9345
TTY# 610-225-6275
Toll Free Number 855-761-9345
Compliance Line 610-225-6211
Email dvacomail@dvaco.org
Business Hours 9-5pm