Performance Improvement Specialist - CMS TCPI Grant (Limited Duration)
January 9, 2018
PeaceHealth is seeking a Performance Improvement Specialist - CMS TCPI Grant (Limited Duration) for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours .
Req ID: 156891
*This position is grant funded by TCPi and is a limited duration role ending no later than September 28, 2019. The position can be seated in Eugene, Oregon or Vancouver, Washington.
Using system standards, lead the design of high value, highly reliable, and standardized work processes. Facilitate clinical and operational redesign, including new models of management, practice, and care delivery. Lead operational root cause analysis. Manage assigned improvement projects.
Provide leadership and coaching of performance improvement initiatives. Contribute to the adaptation and adoption of system-standard mindset, management systems, and methods to enable the organization to accelerate improvement.
Develop strong working relationships with leaders and other stakeholders to foster improvement. Work with leaders and caregivers to develop, align, and implement strategic and operational improvements. Collaborate with counterparts and colleagues from across the system to develop and implement system-standard work processes.
Work closely with Enterprise Intelligence to select and analyze data required for sustained improvement. Educate leadership and caregivers in the interpretation of data. Select and support improvement-tracking metrics required.
Use system-standard methodologies, techniques, and language. Educate leaders and caregivers in these standards.
Contribute to the design and delivery of instructional programs. Provide education and coaching to develop leaders' and caregivers' improvement capabilities
Ensure Performance Improvement activities integrate seamlessly with other Performance Excellence departments and Quality to maximize continuous and sustainable improvement.
Create and support an environment that fosters and supports teamwork.
Perform other duties as assigned.
A bachelor's degree in Engineering, Nursing or related clinical area, Business Administration, or a combination of education and professional experience that provides the incumbent with the requisite knowledge, skills and ability to successfully perform the job.
Minimum of three years' experience applying improvement methodology to healthcare or other industries required.
Lean Black Belt certification from PeaceHealth or equivalent required within two years from date of hire.
Recognized certificates in improvement methodologies preferred.
Ability to champion the importance of striving to improve the cost, quality, safety, and accessibility of healthcare services, with a focus on creating value.
Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple concurrent projects.
Excellent communication, facilitation and interpersonal relationship skills.
Strong technical, computer and presentation skills.
Able to maintain flexibility and composure under pressure.
Ability to travel as required.
Work requires fairly light physical exertion up to 33% of the time
Ability to lift objects weighing 10 lbs. or less
Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation
Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time)
Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.
We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers .
Location: Vancouver , SW Administration Building (151) Job Category: Business, Administrative & Facilities Shift: Day Shift Length: 8 Hours FTE: 1.0 Work Type: Full Time Hourly compensation starts at: $ DOE , more depending on experience Required Certifications/Licensure:
PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.
The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Vancouver || Business, Administrative & Facilities || Risk Management & Quality || Full Time || GRANT SVCS
PeaceHealth Physicians are as diverse as the communities they serve, but have the following in common:Dedication to carrying on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering and treating each person in a loving and caring way.A shared vision of every patient receiving exceptional, compassionate evidence-based care, every time, every touch.