The Quality Improvement Specialist supports the quality program through the collection, compilation, aggregation of data, identifying and leading quality improvement projects, acting as a resource to management and staff on the QI process, implementation and measurement of results, and a resource for internal and external quality standards.
This position is responsible for the implementation of action plans to support assigned quality initiatives and address quality concerns to enhance quality patient care throughout the system. The Quality Improvement Specialist will function as a patient, provider, and clinical care advocate and will work collaboratively with various staff and leadership to enhance patient care through continuous quality improvement methods.
This position includes occasional off-shift duties that will be coordinated based on project needs.
The Quality Improvement Specialist reports directly to the Senior Director of Quality.
BSN preferred. Masters preferred.
Minimum of 5 years clinical experience (inpatient and outpatient settings). Previous experience with quality improvement projects preferred.
Internal Number: 108817
About The Guthrie Clinic
Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, serving patients from an 11-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 300 physicians and 190 advanced practice providers in a regional office network encompassing 45 sub-specialty and primary care sites in 21 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York. Guthrie offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.