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Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Nashville, TN
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Quality Improvement Analyst (VICC)

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Your Role:

JOB SUMMARY:

Supports front line leadership with developing, recommending, and implementing improvement initiatives through data collection, analysis, change management, and communication.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Development and Implementation of Quality Initiatives
  • Participates in the development team vision and strategies and contribute to the development of educational programs.
  • Supports the development of programs and plans to support quality improvement objectives
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary performance improvement teams and demonstrates engagement in supporting team objectives.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in identifying, defining and analyzing metrics and goals.
  • Collect data and develop/utilize appropriate metrics for facilitation of case reviews and root cause analysis.
  • Demonstrate quality improvement process management related skills.
  • Quality Improvement Projects
  • Lead sub-projects and initiatives within the department and serves as a member of project teams.
  • Participate in process improvement projects and tasks including providing consultative services during organizational meetings.
  • Develop audience appropriate presentations regarding project issues and implementations.
  • Serve as a resource for policy/standard interpretation and application to operations.
  • Process Improvement Documentation
  • Develop and update board documentation that can be communicated efficiently to all levels within the entity.
  • Utilize quality management and statistical process control tools and methods as appropriate.
  • Coordinate timely communication of quality management initiatives.
  • Summarize date in a format that will facilitate identification and prioritization of improvement initiatives.

Position Qualifications:

Required:

Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 5 years relevant experience


Position Shift:

· Day Shift/Exempt Position

Department/Unit Summary:

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) is a leader in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The centers world-renowned team of experts provides a integrated, personalized and patient-centered approach to cancer care, including treatment, research, support, education and outreach. From a wide variety of wellness programs to a leading REACH for Survivorship Clinic, patients find support from diagnosis through survivorship. VICC is a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of just two centers in Tennessee and 49 in the country to earn this highest distinction, and ranks in the top 10 nationwide for cancer research grant support. Here is a link to our website - http://www.vicc.org/

Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.


Click Here To View The VUMC Promise of Discovery

VUMC Recent Accomplishments

Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:

· US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 9 adult and 9 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training

· Truven Health Analytics: among the top 100 hospitals in the US

· Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"

· The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score

· National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US

· American Association for the Advancement of Science: 12 faculty members elected fellows in 2014

· Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Middle Tennessee

· Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer

· American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US

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Qualifications

    Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

    Movement

    • Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
    • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
    • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.
    • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
    • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
    • Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
    • Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
    • Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.


    Sensory

    • Occasional: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
    • Frequent: Noise: May include exposure to occupational noise levels which equal or exceed an 8-hr time-weighted average of 85 decibels, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Hearing Conservation Program which includes training, use of hearing protection, and periodic audiometry.
    • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.


    Environmental Conditions


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