Performance Improvement Coordinator

Category
Nursing - RN and Leadership
Department
6553-QUALITY & ACCREDITATION
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Boise
Requisition ID
2017-7618

Overview

The Performance Improvement Coordinator for Quality and Patient Safety is responsible for advancing quality outcomes and improving safety by facilitating the work of improvement teams.  This particular position will serve as subject matter expert on the structure of improvement science as it is applied in the real-word setting.  This individual also consults with leaders on data-driven improvement opportunities and makes recommendations for improvement approaches.  Through collaborative interaction with staff, leaders, and physicians, they will guide teams in improvement work. Leads or participates in select committees and quality improvement projects, compiles and distributes reports, and provides education programs as necessary. Knowledge of the science of quality improvement is very valuable.  Mature ability to form positive relationships is essential.  Within 18 months of hire, candidate will need to achieve Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) certification.

 

Required Criteria 

  • Bachelors of Nursing Degree
  • Current RN licensure from the State of Practice
  • Minimum of 2 years recent clinical experience required
  • CPHQ certification or completion within 18 months of employment 

Preferred Criteria

 

  • Experience in the science of performance improvement and safety is strongly preferred
  • Statistical experience strongly preferred; skills in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

 

If you’re looking for a place where you can grow in your personal life, in your career, and in your community, St. Luke’s may be just the place for you.

 

A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life- changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.

 

St. Luke’s nurses are among the very best in the United States. Our Boise and Meridian hospitals, St. Luke’s MSTI cancer centers, and Treasure Valley clinics are designated Magnet facilities — the gold standard for nursing excellence. At Magnet facilities, low nurse-to-patient ratios are the rule, which helps ensure that nurses have adequate time to give all patients the special care they deserve. This means our patients and their families receive award-winning care that is compassionate, patient-centered, and always reaching for a higher standard.

 

Our employees enjoy many benefits, some of the most popular are tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and hospital-supported on-going training and education.

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#One of American’s Top 15 Health Systems - U.S.News & World Report, "America's Best Hospitals 2015-2016" 

 

*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity  employer without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

 

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