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Position Details

Department: PCMG-MAIN | Neurosciences
Category: Director/Management
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 655357
Date Posted: 3/21/2022
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position is responsible for coordinating quality management efforts including development, implementation, data collection, analysis and education relating to healthcare quality improvement. The manager collaborates with the Medical Director for Clinical Transformation to ensure Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital achieves its strategic agenda for quality, outcomes and innovations.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Assists Medical Director in planning, designing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive continuous quality improvement (QI) program.
  2. Focuses on rapid organizational transformation, develops a culture of continuous improvement and excellence, promotes standardization, efficiency, efficacy and safety across the institute.
  3. Champions a data drive environment. Coordinates the capture of data and analyzes clinical information from a variety of internal and external sources relating to patient safety, utilization of resources, system problems, and other quality functions.
  4. Oversees the execution of identified transformation roadmaps and engages key stakeholders to enable adoption and implementation of identified transformational changes.
  5. Supports institute statistical data analysis by providing meaningful statistics that describes the day to day operations of the unit, evaluates variance, and identifies strengths and opportunities for clinical outcomes improvement.
  6. Coordinate the effort to gather data and prepare reports to meet the requirements of regulatory/accrediting agencies, USNWR, and patient and physician satisfaction.
  7. Utilizes and/or develops valid internal and external standards to measure quality.
  8. Reports data from quality initiatives to appropriate individuals, departments and committees through interpretive presentations, automated electronic reports, and/or publications.
  9. Helps to prepare annual BNI QI report.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Masters Degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, clinical research of other relevant field or equivalent combination of experience and post-secondary education. Required
2. Bachelors degree in nursing or other clinically relevant field. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. 5 or more years of clinical or related experience, with at least 3 of those years involving data management in healthcare environment. Required
2. Pediatric neuroscience experience. Preferred
3. Previous work experience in program development. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Proficient in advanced computer skills, (Excel, Access, etc.) tools. Required
2. Able to influence and lead multidisciplinary teams. Required
3. Familiar with change theory and methodology. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Hearing Frequently
2. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
4. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
5. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Occasionally
11. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
13. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
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