Clinical Quality Specialist I - James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Internal Number: 136543
QI Methodology Utilizes QI methodology to improve outcomes. Participates in the development of specific, measurable, actionable, relevant, and time-bound (SMART) aims, key driver diagrams and interventions for strategic projects. Collaborates with unit leaders and Quality Improvement Systems mentors in the development of SMART aims, key drivers and interventions for unit based projects. Understands reliability principles and suggests interventions at the appropriate level. Facilitates completion of PDSA cycles and documents results. Demonstrates the ability to utilize QI tools including but not limited to flow diagrams, modified FMEA and pareto charts.
Data Collection Utilizes data collection tools for quality improvement projects. Prepares accurate and timely reports using basic statistical tools. Collaborates with unit leaders and Quality Improvement Systems resources to analyze results displayed in run or control charts. Produces regular status reports on the progress of quality improvement initiatives and regulatory requirement to unit leaders and staff to keep them apprised of progress, potential barriers, lessons learned, and related topics.
Leadership and Knowledge Understands health care systems, clinical processes, terminology and regulatory requirements. Demonstrates leadership to ensure quality patient care outcomes. Participates in forums such as Project Reviews. Demonstrates the ability to coach and mentor unit leaders and staff to utilize quality improvement methods.
Leadership Demonstrate leadership and consultation to promote evidence based practice. Ensures that interventions are based on the most recent high quality evidence.
Strategic Prioritization Is familiar with strategic priorities and goals and collaborates with unit leaders to prioritize unit based quality improvement projects to assure alignment with organizational goals.
Bachelor's degree in a related field
0 - 2 years of work experience in a related job discipline
Skill Experience with formal QI methodology such as: PI, CQI, Six Sigma, Lean, TQM techniques or Model for Improvement (MFI)
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