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Clinical Program Specialist - Quality (Maceo)

Company: Owensboro Health
Location: Maceo
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Job Summary

Provides oversight, consultation, research, management, and education in performance improvement and patient safety. Job Responsibilities

* Coordinates activities and projects to meet organizational and regulatory agency goals and monitors local, state, and federal regulations. * Maintains awareness of current trends, practice changes, and research findings related to program. * Collects and performs statistical analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of data related to program. * Employs performance improvement methodology, tools, and techniques in a clinical environment in order to achieve organizational goals. * Manages projects and multidisciplinary teams serving as the expert resource providing consultation and support for improvement initiatives in order to accomplish measureable quality outcomes. * Partners with leadership across the organization to educate/train, communicate, standardize, sustain, and facilitate the implementation of process improvement and safety principles. * Studies existing conditions related to the issue/event presented and analyzes for causes and possible needed changes to improve quality and safety. * Assists leaders in the development, implementation, and monitoring of key performance measures for identified improvement projects and safety initiatives. * Collaborates with leaders in implementing and reviewing measures of effectiveness for cause analysis action plans. * Coaches team members on the use of improvement tools such as run charts, pareto charts, Error Prevention Tools, Issue Investigation Tool, and Learning From Defects Tool. * Serves as the data administrator for assigned databases and utilizes the databases as a resource for benchmarking to drive improvement. * Rounds with leaders in assigned areas to assess practice, collect data, build relationships, and coach team members on best practices. * Analyzes information related to medical practice patterns and makes recommendations to quality department leaders to support ongoing professional practice review, reappointment, peer review, and other reviews as assigned. * Conducts investigations and cause analyses as assigned.


* Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing required upon hire * A minimum of 3 years' relevant experience required * RN - Licensed as a Registered Nurse. Eligible to practice nursing in the State of Kentucky required upon hire AND * CPHQ - Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality through National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) required within 36 months of employment in this position OR * CPPS - Certified Professional in Patient Safety through Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) required within 36 months of employment in this position

Skills and Attributes

* Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. * Works under minimal supervision. * Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. * Requires a strong understanding of concepts, practices, and procedures related to process improvement, human factors, safety principles, and change management.

Physical Demands

* Standing: Occasionally * Walking: Occasionally * Sitting: Frequently * Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely * Lifting 25-75 lbs: Never * Lifting over 75 lbs: Never * Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely * Carrying 25-75 lbs: Never * Carrying over 75 lbs: Never * Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Rarely * Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Never * Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Never * Climbing: Rarely * Bending/Stooping: Rarely * Kneeling: Rarely * Crouching/Crawling: Rarely * Reaching: Occasionally * Talking: Frequently * Hearing: Occasionally * Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Never * Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently * Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently * Running: Never * Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently * Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently * Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently * Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently

Owensboro Health Core Commitments

INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers.

RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community.

TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future.

INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health.

SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do.

EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.

Keywords: Owensboro Health, Evansville , Clinical Program Specialist - Quality (Maceo), Other , Maceo, Indiana

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