Process Improvement Specialist FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/10/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    2/10/2020
  • Job ID:
    20000765
  • Job Family
    Quality/Clinical Effectiveness
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Palm Coast

Job Description


Description
Process Improvement Specialist AdventHealth Palm Coast
 
Location Address: 60 Memorial Medical Parkway Palm Coast, Florida 32164
 
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Palm Coast
  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • High quality of life with low cost of living on the shores of Palm Coast.
 
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time Days
 
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Provides a weekly summary of project progress and learnings to the director for the communication cascade to local executives and front-line staff
  • Demonstrates commitment to patient safety and protecting patients and providers by advocating safe practices and policies
  • Holds paramount the safety, health, and welfare of the public in the performance of professional duties and escalates patient safety concerns to appropriate leadership, up to and including executives, with honesty and integrity
  • Acts as an in-house consultant for current and proposed needs for data and information to guide performance improvement by advising leadership and staff on methods of data collection and database design to maximize data integrity
  • Facilitates use of data to identify opportunities to improve clinical outcomes, prevent events with the potential to negatively impact patient care, promote a culture of patient safety and improve hospital processes
  • Utilizes and maintains computer applications and databases. Writes queries, analyzes and reports in multiple programs, not limited to:  Premier, NDNQI, Hospital Financial Reports, PowerBI, Cerner (Power Insight) and MS Access.  Stays abreast of new technologies in order to optimize data analysis and reporting including any new databases acquired.
  • Develops reports to effectively communicate findings.  Utilizes full range of software tools to optimize reporting and dissemination of data and results.  Highly skilled in graphic rendition of information.  Able to professionally deliver results in writing or verbally.  Presentation of information is clear, concise, and tailored to the level of the user with complete and accurate data.
  • Considers the financial implications, safety implications, and clinical outcomes when making recommendations, evaluating technology and products, and developing policies and procedures
  • Incorporates fiscal assessments into program evaluations and/ or reports
  • Completes all mandatory educational requirements

Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing, Engineering, Business or Healthcare-related field
  • Minimum three years’ experience in data analytics/process improvement OR healthcare setting
  • Registered Nurse, Change Management Certification, Team STEPPS Certification, LEAN Performance Improvement Certification or Six Sigma Performance Improvement Certification preferred
Job Summary:

The Process Improvement Specialist is a qualified individual who, under the general direction of the Director, will provide project management and clinical analytic support to high priority cost and effectiveness initiatives throughout the system. The Process Improvement Specialist is tasked with identifying inefficiencies in healthcare delivery services and solutions to re-engineer systems to improve the access, quality and cost of care for beneficiaries and the organization. This role will primarily focus on process analysis, time and cost studies, process simulation, process and productivity improvement in the clinical setting. The Process Improvement Specialist may work independently and within multidisciplinary teams toward the execution and implementation of projects directed at improving operational efficiencies for patient safety and highly reliable learning systems. The position is responsible for providing a planned, systemic approach to identifying, designing, measuring and monitoring process improvement activities. The Specialist has a comprehensive understanding of data and analytic tools as well as health care information systems and technology with an advanced ability to apply these methodologies to extrapolate data, analyze and report in a meaningful format to inform and drive local and division performance improvement activities. Functions as the local project liaison between engineering and the local clinical teams for Lower the Cost and Improve the Product initiatives. Functions as a key member of the strategic project and safety teams. Supports project development, coordination, and evaluation efforts. Specific functions include tool design, customer database programming, clinical and cost data extraction, analysis and reporting.



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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