Performance Improvement Specialist RN

SCL Health
Lafayette, CO
Post Date:
March 03, 2021
Job Status:





You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Performance Improvement Specialist (Registered Nurse).




You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know how to have fun.




You’re generous with your knowledge, your experience and especially your passion for continuous improvement, because your opinion matters.




You’re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.








Good Samaritan Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. At our 234-bed Level II Trauma Center, our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. We’re especially proud of our people, who helped make us one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals according to Healthgrades.




Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we’ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.








Together we’ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We’ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.




We’ll laugh at each other’s jokes (even the bad ones). We’ll hello and high five. We’ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.




We’re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.




Your day.




As a Performance Improvement Specialist (RN) you need to know how to:



  • Lead, develop, and identify quality initiatives and use process improvement techniques to meet SCL Health and Good Samaritan Medical Center goals.
  • Develop and use data analysis to identify and drive quality and process improvement decisions.
  • Be responsible for core measures and submission of data for regulatory agencies. Act as an agent of change and lead projects tasked to improve quality outcomes.
  • Use Quality Engineering principles, tools and practices to develop and optimize systems and processes that are aligned with the overall business and quality vision.
  • Perform chart reviews and collect data for and maintain the database to meet core measure data submission requirements of regulatory agencies, e.g. The Joint Commission. Analyze data for performance improvement activity planning and evaluation within the GSMC quality program.
  • Be responsible for Core Measure real time abstraction, SEPSIS coordination, and RN/Physician education around Core Measures.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Quality, monitor quality results, and leverage Process Improvement tools to ensure expected results are met and or exceeded. 
  • Partner with Lean participants in the development of standardized workflows, instructions, and procedures.



Your experience.




We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • Current certification as a Green Belt in LEAN process or the ability to obtain within two (2) years of hire
  • Current Colorado RN license or compact license with the ability to obtain Colorado RN license
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant healthcare or hospital experience
  • Demonstrated experience with change management and project management leadership, tools and techniques.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills with the ability to effectively adapt content and style to diverse audiences from medical professionals, senior administrative leaders and other employees
  • Expert in using spreadsheets / Google Sheets
  • Highly prefer prior Surgical Services / OR experience as this PI Specialist will works on an ERAS initiative



Your next move.




Now that you know more about being a Performance Improvement Specialist (RN) ­on our team we hope you’ll join us. At SCL Health you’ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.




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