At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Plastic Surgery Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Quality Improvement Consultant will be responsible for:
Organizes and oversees multi-disciplinary quality and value-based healthcare projects working closely with Department Surgeon-in-Chief, Executive Director and Quality Triad team.
Plans and conducts educational programs for hospital staff. Identifies learning needs of target audience(s) and develops and prepares course curriculum and related instructional materials.
Advises on tools, methods and criteria for monitoring care delivery processes and outcomes and evaluating effectiveness of changes. Informs departments of current regulatory and accreditation standards and provides assistance in achieving and assessing compliance.
Participates in and provides support for hospital and unit/department based committees, programs and special projects. Advises on and assists in data collection, measurement and analysis and facilitates group processes and decision making.
Serves as project manager for designated hospital quality improvement projects, programs and initiatives. Monitors and communicates project status, identifies and resolves problems/issues and provides leadership for project teams/work groups in order to meet established goals, specifications and schedules. Plans and oversees provision of related training and conducts project evaluation and follow up. Selects, trains and supervises work of temporary support personnel as needed.
Analyzes and interprets data and prepares and presents recommendations to improve quality of care. Designs programs and maintains databases to support and/produce various reporting and requests for ad hoc analysis.
Responds to requests for data from insurers and other external organizations. Participates in committees within the health care industry and in the community in order to collect and exchange information.
Maintains knowledge of current professional and industry trends and practices through participation in relevant professional/industry organizations and attendance at conferences and other continuing education programs.
To qualify, you must have...
Master's degree in Public Health, Healthcare Management or a closely related field and two years of data management experience in a clinical setting is required. Equivalent combinations of education and experience in data management may substitute.
Working knowledge and exposure to Value Based Healthcare principles
Strong data analysis, writing and project management skills
Exceptional presentation skills with experience in reporting results to internal and external audiences
Work requires the analytical skills to resolve complex problems requiring the use of scientific, mathematical, or technical principles and in depth, experienced based knowledge.
Work requires communication skills in order to persuade and negotiate with others on important matters.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, etc
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.