Our Quality and Patient Safety department is looking for a Performance Improvement professional with a Registered Nursing license and quality background to join our team. The Performance Improvement Coordinator for Quality and Patient Safety is responsible for creating and sustaining exceptional patient experiences and outcomes by driving quality metrics and process improvement through effective relationships. This particular position will serve as subject matter expert for publically-reported data. This includes such data as the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators, Expected Complication Rate Index, Risk-Adjusted Mortality Index, Hospital-Acquired Conditions, and others. Through collaborative interaction with physicians, nursing staff, clinical documentation improvement specialists, and medical records coding staff, they will support Improvements in these metrics, whether it be in documentation, clinical care, or other opportunity. Leads or participates in select committees and quality improvement projects, compiles and distributes reports, and provides education programs as necessary. Knowledge of medical records coding and familiarity with the science of quality improvement is very valuable. Mature ability to form positive relationships is essential. Within 18 months of hire, candidate will need to achieve Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) certification.
Bachelors of Nursing Degree
Current RN licensure from the State of Practice
Minimum of 2 years recent clinical experience required
CPHQ certification or completion within 18 months of employment
Experience in the science of performance improvement and safety is strongly preferred
Statistical experience strongly preferred; skills in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
If you’re looking for a place where you can grow in your personal life, in your career, and in your community, St. Luke’s may be just the place for you.
A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life- changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.
With multiple locations in the beautiful southern and central Idaho, our mild, four season climate means you can play outdoors year-round. Whether you prefer leisurely walks along the river or heart-pounding climbs up a sheer cliff- there is always something to do after work. An exciting mix of urban and outdoor life defines Idaho’s culture, you can ski in the morning and watch a college sporting event at night. It is a great state to raise a family and forge lasting relationships. The cost of living is low, and quality of life is high.
#One of American’s Top 15 Health Systems - U.S. News & World Report, "America's Best Hospitals 2015-2016"
*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.
As the only Idaho-based, not-for-profit health system, St. Luke’s Health System is part of the communities we serve, with local physicians and boards who further our organization’s mission “To improve the health of people in our region.” Working together, we share resources, skills, and knowledge to provide the best possible care, no matter which of our hospitals you choose.
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