Health Quality Innovators (HQI) is a non-profit health quality consulting company seeking an Improvement Consultant to provide quality improvement consultation and coaching services to hospitals. This position supports our national efforts as a CMS designated Hospital Quality Improvement Contractor. In this role, you will assist hospitals to improve performance in areas like hospital-acquired infections, readmissions, sepsis, venous thromboembolism, ventilator-associated events, falls, opioids, behavioral health and more.
You will perform as a fully functional member of our team to achieve contract goals and objectives while developing appropriate quality improvement plans addressing perceived barriers, root causes, prioritization of needs, and the deployment of resources to achieve and exceed contract requirements. You will also assist with creating content for educational events. This is a remote position.
Applicants must demonstrate the ability to work independently and be part of cross-functional teams, develop strong consultative relationships, manage multiple priorities, interpret data, and design and implement plans of action using advanced improvement tools and techniques. Knowledge of quality improvement methodologies and their practical application preferred.
RN, clinical background or certified professional in quality required. Bachelor’s degree in a healthcare field or related area preferred. Minimum of 3 to 5 years of hospital experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including experience conducting training and writing reports. Ability to work independently and in a team environment. Ability to travel between healthcare provider locations within the state and/or region.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 001
About Health Quality Innovators
Health Quality Innovators is a health care quality consulting company that has improved patient care and safety for thousands of people since 1984. Many of our services are funded by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, for which we are the Virginia, South Carolina, Missouri, and Kansas Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization, one of only 9 Hospital Quality Improvement Contractors, and one of only 30 Accountable Health Communities. When you work for Health Quality Innovators, you know you’re making a difference.