Under general supervision, participates in assigned clinical improvement projects and collaboratives. Acts as administrative contact to the collaboratives or projects assigned. Interviews patients and/or accesses the patientï¿½s medical records, as necessary, to identify and interpret clinical outcomes. Responsible for the timely and accurate collection of data and entry/upload into the web-based program, as applicable. Participates in project training sessions and meetings, and maintains regular contact with the project lead. Serves as a source of expertise in measurement of outcomes of care. Promotes consistent application, effective processes and accountability for the clinical improvement program. Establishes standards and procedures for projects such as tracking, reporting, recordkeeping and documentation; monitors progress on key quality initiatives and indicators, leading towards achievement of department and organizational goals. Keeps appropriate parties apprised of overall progress and monitors project results for significant deviations; proposes actions to ensure that timelines and deliverables are met; reviews project deliverables to ensure they meet standards and objectives. Contributes to the development of policies and procedures related to the clinical improvement program. Compiles, analyzes and evaluates quality and clinical data collected as part of an integrated system-wide program of clinical improvement. Identifies opportunities for clinical improvement and involves the appropriate personnel. Facilitates and/or leads clinical improvement team efforts. Conducts or facilitates education of medical and hospital staff regarding continuous improvement methodology, tools and measurement. Assists clinicians in understanding measurement for improvement of practice. Participates in the ongoing development of clinical improvement and measurement of its effectiveness. May provide leadership to the Data Analysts in the Quality & Safety Department.
1.Bachelorï¿½s degree in a health care field or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Registered Nurse preferred.
2.Three years of progressively more responsible clinical and/or quality improvement/process improvement experience, including at least one to two years of experience in health care quality management and the application of continuous improvement methodologies, tools, standards, and guidelines.
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 1905040253
About DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.