Are you experienced in project management and data analytics? Have you ever wanted to work on a team that positively impacts children with medical emergencies?
Be part of our team in the CHKD ED. CHKD is seeking a data and quality-driven Quality Improvement Specialist toidentify opportunities for improvement and execute action plans. The goal of this position is to work closely with the ED Dyad Leadership and the Medical Director of Quality Improvement to facilitate quality improvement and safety activities. This role is with our Emergency Department (ED) at the Main Hospital in Norfolk, VA and has a flexible work schedule based on the needs of the role.
Hear what our team is saying. "I've worked at CHKD for the past 5+ years now. I enjoy working here for a variety of reasons. One would be the patient population, I thoroughly enjoy pediatrics and helping kids feel better. I enjoy being able to be an advocate for families and be a go-to person to help educate and make a parent feel comfortable in what could be a scary situation. I enjoy the work we do and helping the community.”
"Being a staff member at CHKD means being part of a family. Each and every day that I come into work I know that I am working alongside the brightest and the best. I am so lucky to work with such an amazing group of individuals in the emergency department. Working with kids at a children’s hospital in the emergency department has always been my passion. It truly is an honor to get to do what you love every single day.”
Our ED is proud to be a team of dedicated professionals collaborating with others to continuously improve patient-centered, pediatric emergency care in our community.
An ideal candidate will possess:
Bachelor’s degree required.
Certification in quality management or patient safety (e.g. CPHQ, CQM, ASQ, Lean, Six Sigma)
Minimum of two years in Healthcare or a proven track record of developing and implementing projects using quality improvement principles and project management skills.
Intermediate proficiency with word processing (Microsoft Word) , database software (Microsoft Excel), and presentation software (Microsoft Powerpoint) required.
Health, Healing, and Hope for All Children. Those simple words embody the mission of Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters Health System. CHKD values excellence in care, collaboration, integrity, and ingenuity in all we do. A comprehensive pediatric health system, we are dedicated to caring for all children regardless of the a family’s ability to pay.
CHKD offers market competitive compensation and benefits, including affordable health, vision, dental, and supplemental insurances, generous paid time off, a 401k retirement savings plan with organizational match, tuition assistance, relocation assistance, and more.
About The Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
More than 125 years ago, The King’s Daughters, a local women’s service organization, hired a nurse to care for the sick in Norfolk’s poorest neighborhoods. That initiative, and their generous spirit, grew into what is now Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, a comprehensive health system dedicated exclusively to children.
At CHKD, each of our more than 3,500 employees embody that same spirit today – working together to bring Health, Healing, and Hope to All Children. The CHKD family is bound by strength and compassion to deliver the best possible care to every family that needs us.
Teamwork is deeply ingrained in everything we do. We strive to create a work environment where our employees feel empowered, and they are provided opportunities to enhance their skills and advance their careers. As a comprehensive pediatric health system with more than 40 locations, collaborative care and a multidisciplinary approach are of great importance.
If you’re looking for a career you can be proud of, work that fulfills your spirit as well as your intellect, and a place to grow and prosper, CHKD could be that place for you.