Role: Performance Improvement Coordinator
The Informatics Group is seeking an experienced quality professional in core measure chart abstraction. The PI Coordinator will provide leadership, facilitation, coordination and education for performance improvement activities and groups within the client System. Using proven PI and statistical tools and methods, assists in designing projects, coordinating and/or performing data collection, analyzing and reporting/interpreting data results (when appropriate, uses statistical process control), developing and implementing action plans and documenting the project and outcomes in written format. Will assist in identifying performance improvement opportunities within the organization, prioritizing the opportunities, collaborating with leaders and clinicians, planning and initiating intervention collaboratively and independently, and monitoring the impact.
Bachelors degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, or related clinical or academic field required. Masters Degree in healthcare field (e.g. MSHA, MPH, MSN, MHA), Quality Engineering, Business Administration or related field and CPHQ certification preferred.
Current license in the Commonwealth of Virginia (e.g. Registered Nurse, Pharmacist, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Dietitian, etc.) if candidate holds a professional license
Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality preferred
Certified Project Manager preferred
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt preferred
Minimum of two (2) years of work experience in the healthcare environment which may include hospital or clinic setting with specific experience in the following areas:
clinical processes and/or other diagnostic and interventional treatment
performance improvement processes and tools
facilitating and/or leading interdisciplinary groups
leadership (formal or informal) in a healthcare organization
collecting, organizing and analyzing data
developing and making presentations
Previous experience using a personal computer and software application to include the Internet, e-mail, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) and graphics
Previous experience with organization-wide performance improvement and/or coordinating projects in an academic medical center with a wide variety of services, including ambulatory care, home care, emergency care, critical care, and inpatient care preferred
Previous experience applying and explaining statistical process control tools; conducting group facilitation/presentation; and designing data collection tools preferred
Previous experience using mapping/flowcharting software and working with databases (e.g. Access) preferred
Supplemental course work in quality improvement, such as quality methodologies/tools, data analysis, patient safety, Lean, Six Sigma, quality engineering, and/or project management preferred
Course work in statistics preferred
Fellowship in Patient Safety preferred
The Informatics Group Inc. is a Healthcare IT Consulting Company. Our consultants provide their expertise to Healthcare organizations implementing Epic and other EMR applications.
We are not your typical IT shop. Our only focus is providing staff exclusively to Healthcare Systems, Institutions, Clinics and Physician Practices implementing EMR/EHR.
We are looking to immediately employ consultants for multiple opportunities across the US. Most of these positions are traveling roles and you can live anywhere and travel to client sites weekly. Typically, work weeks are Monday thru Thursday. As an employee of The Informatics Group, you will have available to you competitive pay, health benefits, 401k, Travel Expense Reimbursement, and full resources for you to continue to grow your career.Apply for this position