The primary responsibility of the Clinical Quality Improvement Project Manager is to support improvement activities at ACH by assisting with plan design, implementation and support for select initiatives as defined by organizational and strategic goals set forth by senior leadership.
The Clinical Quality Improvement Project Manager functions as an organizational expert about the most current improvement science concepts and how they can be applied to the wide variety of improvement initiatives within the organization.
- Facilitate interdisciplinary team activities for approved structured improvement activities, providing the needed guidance and technical proficiency to allow the team to obtain positive results in the form of improved processes.
- Works with team to encourage appropriate creation of team charters, how to best track deliverables, create timelines, identify project members and provide guidance on resource requirements.
Reporting Performance Measures
- Establish and monitor regular reporting of performance measures status updates, feedback, and quantitative data on key responsibilities, objectives, and measures of success for each approved structured improvement activity.
- Analyzes data to support projects.
- Presents project progress to the various Steering Committees that oversee the improvement teams.
- Lead teams throughout the project life cycle which will include prioritizing project among other hospital initiatives, allocating of resources, holding team accountable for deadlines and reporting project updates to the appropriate hospital committee as necessary.
- Consult with department leadership to identify appropriate key projects or structured improvement activities that will provide optimal benefit to our patients, families, and organization.
- Develop and facilitate education/training courses to provide guidance and transfer knowledge to others in the organization in tools, techniques, and methodologies of Process Improvement.
- Seek and maintain competency with process improvement methodologies.
Consultation & Identification
- Consult with department leadership to identify appropriate key projects or structured improvement activities that will provide optimal benefit to our patients, families and business results.
- Collaborates with multidisciplinary work groups.
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university
• Field of Study: Nursing (BSN) Note: Requires education in Lean Six Sigma, NAHQ, IHI, or other recognized process improvement training.
Master's degree or equivalent degree
• Field of Study: Related field
4 years total experience required
• which includes 4 years of Nursing experience
• which includes 2 years of Healthcare Project Management experience
2 years Quality Management/Process Improvement experience
1 year Basic knowledge of improvement science (i.e., Six Sigma, LEAN) experience
RN License (AR or Compact State)
• Candidate must possess at time of hire
Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ)
Process improvement methodology
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite products
If this position has any annual competency requirements, please specify them below.
Physical Activity - Stand
Physical Activity - Walk
Physical Activity - Sit
Physical Activity - Use hands to finger, handle, or feel
Physical Activity - Reach with hands and arms
Physical Activity - Climb or balance
Physical Activity - Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, or bend
Physical Activity - Talk or hear
Physical Activity - Taste or smell
Physical Environment - Risk of radiation
Physical Environment - Infectious disease
Physical Environment - Blood or bodily fluid
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight - Up to 10 pounds
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight - Up to 25 pounds
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight - Up to 35 pounds
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight - Up to 50 pounds
• (Manage safely with assistance of equipment or another person)
Noise Level - In general, the noise level for this position is considered to be:
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