At Stony Brook Medicine, The Quality Management Practitioner will function as a member of Stony Brook University Hospital's Quality Management Program. The Program has as its goal the promotion of positive patient outcomes through integration of performance improvement activities and measurement tools.
Qualified candidates should demonstrate excellent intrapersonal skills and time management skills. They should have attention to detail and be able to work with all levels of the organization and they must be able to keep Quality Management data confidential.
Duties of a Quality Management Practitioner may include the following but are not limited to:
Acts a facilitator for performance improvement teams, including coordinating efforts with key stakeholders such as physicians, nurses, ancillary staff and Information Technology.
Act as a quality management liaison to High Reliability Unit Teams, Program of Distinction (POD) Committees and Performance Improvement Committees as needed. Involvement with clinically-driven quality improvement initiatives relating to clinical service/other quality-related group activities.
Train staff for facilitator role and provide education to staff and performance improvement teams on the principles and tools employed in performance improvement activities including Lean and Six Sigma.
Assist in the coordination of Joint Commission and Department of Health activities related to the performance improvement standards.
Assist in the development of POD/service line report cards and physician profiling, analyze and aggregate data, and facilitate improvement initiatives.
Provide expertise for clinical performance improvement projects related to patient safety, patient outcomes and disease management.
Facilitate root cause analyses and failure mode and effect analyses.
Assist in achieving goals related to departmental performance standards.
Implement institution-wide initiatives in order to conduct hospital business.
Perform chart abstractions or drill down analyses related to regulatory and performance improvement initiatives, including the Department of Health and Code Blue.
Baccalaureate in Nursing, health-related field or biological science.
Three years relevant experience using CQI principles including Lean or Six Sigma to improve performance.
Experience in data collection tool development and statistical analysis is required.
Knowledge and application of performance improvement methodologies is crucial.
Must be able to effectively interact and communicate with department heads/supervisors on a house-wide basis.
Master's degree in related field.
Training experience and demonstration of good presentation skills are preferred.
Certification in CQI and/or Lean and/or Six Sigma.
Special Notes:Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date,the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
* The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.
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Official Job Title: TH Senior Instructional Support Specialist
Job Field: Quality and Safety
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Quality Improvement-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30-5:00 Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Apr 6, 2021
Posting End Date: Jul 6, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Salary Grade: SL4
Internal Number: 2101079
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