Senior Quality Specialist - Quality Performance & Improvement
UI Health is seeking a Senior Quality Specialist to join our Quality Performance & Improvement team. The individual in this role provides expertise to staff at multiple levels of the Hospital & Health Systems in the areas of process improvement and change management (implementation science) to achieve the enterprise mission of providing high quality, cost-effective healthcare.
An employee at this level under the general supervision of higher level personnel develops and implements improvement plans at the unit, division, or organizational level based on review and analysis of complex data provided by lower level staff, as well as from additional sources, including qualitative surveys, quantitative audits and evidence-based best practices and literature reviews. This position is responsible for clinical and operational change management using quality improvement processes and tools.
This may include responsibility for supervision of the Quality Specialists. Employees in this series provide expertise to staff at all levels of Hospital & Health Systems in the areas of process improvement and change management to achieve its mission of providing high quality, cost-effective healthcare.
1. Bachelor's degree as required by the position to be filled in the area of specialization inherent in the position may be required.
2. Three (3) years (36 months) of Quality Improvement (QI) work experience performing work in a clinical or healthcare related field equivalent to the duties comparable to the lower level of this series.
**Applicants possessing a Master's degree, in a closely related field, meet the requirements of #1 above.
Salary & Benefits:
UI Health offers competitive benefit packages, including: vacation days, paid holidays, Floating Holidays, State University Retirement System, tuition waiver, tuition discount for dependents, and excellent medical, dental, and vision packages.
For fullest consideration, please submit a complete application and supplemental resume by Friday, January 13, 2017.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.