Yale New Haven Health System

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT COORD

US-CT-New Haven
Job ID
62238
Department
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
Category
ADMIN/CLERICAL
Position Type
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
40
Work Schedule
DAYS
Work Days
MON-FRI
Work Hours
8AM-4:30PM OR 8:30AM -5PM
Work Shift
NA
Requisition ID
2017-15528

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

As a member of the YNHHS Executive Leadership team, the Quality Improvement Coordinator will lead and develop the Annual Quality Improvement Plan that will monitor the ongoing evaluation of care delivered and supports efforts designed to improve care and enhance operational efficiencies. Reports to Director, Occupational Health and Employee Population Health Solutions. Indirectly reports to the Executive Directors of Patient Quality and Safety and Executive Director of Performance Improvement. Has responsibility and accountability for improving the quality and efficiency of clinical care in accordance with and to meet Regulatory Requirements (DPH., JACHO, OSHA), as they pertain to employee health and processes of the Occupational Medicine and Wellness Services that serve internal and external populations. Works collaboratively with Patient Quality and Safety, and our Performance Improvement Departments to provide the framework, coordination, and direction for the systemic monitoring and evaluation of process improvement projects with medical, nursing and support services to plan, organize, facilitate and implement efforts to improve process efficiencies, and positively affect quality, safety and service to employees and patients. Transmits values, communicates ideas, initiates and maintains programs and systems and continuously assesses the practice environment and project management affecting care and work flow. Responsible for independent action in project oversight, systems design and implementation of special projects. Uses available methodologies for managing and achieving goal. Continually monitors and performs monthly review of clinical quality outcomes and operating results.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Administrative
    • 1.1 Leads, facilitates and executes Annual Quality Improvement plan for OMWS. Provides leadership in meeting goals and objectives outlined on the Annual Quality Improvement Plan. Member of the Administrative team.
  • 2. Education
    • 2.1 Promotes professional accountability for clinical practice improvements. Leads, influences and motivates groups within OMWS to critically examine practice, practice change, safety and efficiency.
  • 3. Quality Assessment and Tracking: Communicable Disease Exposures
    • 3.1 Organizes, facilitates and leads the review and analysis of patient incidents, conducting root cause analyses on serious events in collaboration with staff and leadership.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

BSN required, MSN preferred, COHN preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

At least five (5) years Occ Health experience including clinical practice with demonstrated leadership experience. Management experience and Quality Improvement experience preferred

 

LICENSURE

 

Current CT State RN License.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Proven analytical / problem-solving skills. Outstanding communication, presentation and facilitation skills. Strong computer skills (e.g., Excel, Powerpoint). Demonstrated ability to lead process change.

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