Yale New Haven Health System

  • QUALITY IMPROVEMENT COORD

    Job Locations 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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