Quality Project Specialist
Job Number: 1061171
Piedmont Clinic - Atlanta, Georgia
Piedmont Clinic is the Clinically Integrated Network (CIN) for Piedmont Healthcare which, to date, represents greater than 2600 independent and Piedmont-employed physicians, over 40 specialties, across a multi-hospital system spanning the state of Georgia.
The Quality Project Specialist brings strong project facilitation, clarity of vision, critical thinking, process improvement, data analysis, and effective relationship management expertise to enhance and improve the overall success of the physician quality program for the Piedmont Clinic.
This role primarily focuses on creating and supporting processes and infrastructure to facilitate large-scale quality improvement for clinical practice priorities set by the Physician Network. This high functioning team member serves as an integral part of the overall Quality and Safety Team for PHC, supporting all components of the Piedmont Clinic’s quality program, largely through the physician organization structure of the Clinical Governance Councils (CGCs). This team member also serves as the provider and practice-facing liaison to assigned physician members and practices to ensure ongoing success for all aspects of membership within the Network.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Bachelor’s degree in healthcare or business administration, management, nursing, or similar field from a recognized university or college required.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Five (5) years’ experience an advanced healthcare clinical area, with at least two (2) years process improvement or project management experience required. Experience in effective application of QPI principles and use of project management skills required.
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
If degree is in nursing, current RN licensure in the state of GA is required.
- Masters Degree preferred. Prior people-leadership experience preferred.
- Demonstrated proficiency in working with physicians, large and small project teams, leaders, and other clinicians in the health system to improve clinical quality and performance metrics strongly preferred.
- Ability to facilitate internal and external team meetings assigned to the quality project specialist to solve for, or resolve, an identified issue or area for improvement (inclusive of physicians and non-physician team members)
The above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
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