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Outcomes Specialist - Full time - Days

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Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 115341
Job Family: Professional Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12011053143201-Quality


Job Summary:

Responsible for day-to-day project management of clinical outcomes improvement for assigned clinical areas, services, or medical staff teams.

Essential Functions:

  • Identifies opportunities that impede attainment of clinical outcomes; analyzes and evaluates clinical data as it relates to clinical outcomes and resource utilization; interprets this information for other health care providers, communicating necessary strategies for improvement.
  • Facilitates system level clinical programs with process improvement goals and strategies; integrates standards of care/clinical guidelines/protocols in collaboration with multidisciplinary groups and evaluates for outcomes improvement. 
  • Serves as a clinical and system resource; provides education regarding clinical data as it pertains to clinical outcomes, resource utilization, clinical efficiency.
  • Maintains awareness and knowledge of best practice strategies, disseminating information to relevant groups.
  • Presents educational programs or assists in the development of educational materials related to clinical areas of expertise/improvement efforts.
  • Develop annual outcomes report for designated service line.
  • Maintains a close working relationship with facility leadership to optimize the quality and patient safety culture.
  • Conducts leading practice research on clinical outcomes improvement and hardwires best practices.
  • Participates in the activities supportive of ongoing improvement of medical staff quality.
  • Assists with ambulatory, post-acute, and regional quality initiatives as applicable.

Education, Training, and Experience:

  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • RN or another clinical licensure preferred.
  • Clinical experience preferred.
  • Two (2) years project management experience preferred.
  • Demonstrates ability to lead and facilitate projects/teams.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills with demonstration of skill and competence in use of Microsoft Office applications required.
  • Certification in healthcare Quality, Patient Safety, or related regulatory entity preferred.