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Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pediatrics Allergy Immunology Pulmonary Medicine . This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Facilitates and coaches designated clinical practices in the implementation of quality improvement strategies to implement evidence-based practices to improve patient outcomes, and participates in evaluation of implementation efforts.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provides direct QI coaching support to practice teams, with ultimate goal of developing QI capacity of practice team to make improvement in practice operations and/or clinical quality.
- Assist practices in adopting process improvement capabilities such as the PDSA rapid-cycle improvement and creating work flows to optimize care delivery. Assists practices in evaluating outcomes.
- Provide technical assistance to physician office staff to assist with deploying and sustaining evidence-based quality improvement in pediatric care.
- Assist practices in maximizing use of available health information technology resources in order to accomplish improved patient outcomes and increased efficiency.
- Develop innovative tools and resources, such as toolkits, guides, and presentations to meet current and future practice and/or PBRN-network needs, and contribute to the learning community.
- Routinely assess, document, and report practice progress throughout the transformation process and proactively bring practice issues to your manager. Maintain databases directly associated with role.
- Provide outreach and serves as liaison to physician practices for assigned project(s); build and maintain excellent relationships with provider practices.
- Present ideas and concepts verbally and in writing in a way that fosters learning, collaboration and transfer of skills.
- Collect data from study participants through review of medical records, interviews, or questionnaires; perform basic evaluation and interpretation of collected data and prepares appropriate reports and documentation as necessary.
- Performs other duties incidental to the work described herein.
Bachelor’s degree required; prior work experience, preferably in clinical research support, is highly preferred; a combination of relevant work and education equaling 4 years may substitute for this requirement.
- Master’s degree in a related field such as allied health, counseling, psychology or health management or public health with 7 years of experience in a healthcare or research setting or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience equaling at least 10 years.
- Experience with quality improvement initiatives is preferred.
- Our strongest preference is a courageous, innovative, and motivated contributor with strong interpersonal skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills that can facilitate movement toward a goal while empowering and building capacity within a practice.
- Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with ability to present on various research topics to internal and external audiences.
- The ability to motivate and lead people: collaborative work style with a strong ability to build relationships, gain credibility and collaborate with internal and external customers and stakeholder.
- Working knowledge of health information technology and ability to connect practices to necessary resources to produce needed data and/or reporting.
- Excellent computer skills required, particularly related to Microsoft applications; Word, Access, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Familiarity with REDCap data management system and EndNotes.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
- Ability to manage time wisely and meet multiple deadlines.
- Ability to take responsibility and accountability for own work.
- Strong ability to adapt, be flexible, and work productively in a constantly changing work environment.
- Ability to maintain complete and organized records and reports.
The hiring range for this position is $47,476 - $51,084 annually.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan
-22 vacation days
-8 Paid Holidays
-Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children
-Free Metro Link/ Bus pass
-Free Life Insurance
-Health, Dental, Vision
-Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
-Long Term Disability Insurance
-Flex Spending Plan
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Applicant Special Instructions:
A valid U.S. driver’s license, personal vehicle and insurance are required. Mileage traveled will be reimbursed through project resources at the current federal level.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C09.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.