Improvement Advisor - FT - Days - Albuquerque
Company: Sanford Health
Posted on: May 14, 2022
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Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided over 100
years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to
quality care and service in a Christian environment.
Facility: GSS NM Albuquerque
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Address: 5201 Roma Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: $27.50 - $44.00
The Improvement Advisor works with leadership to organize, assist,
and coordinate planning and implementation of systematic,
organization-wide approaches to improving outcomes. This position
provides oversight of the quality programs for Albuquerque NM,
Grants NM, and Socorro NM. Some travel required between campuses.
The advisor will support corporate and local strategic plans that
achieve high impact and significant improvements in organizational
performance by providing oversight to performance improvement
components and activities. The advisor must have demonstrated
ability in problem solving, critical thinking, conflict management,
and team building skills in order to ensure a productive work
environment and achievement of goals.
The responsibilities of the advisor include data and project
management, analytical reasoning, interpreting and evaluation of
complex information, identifying patterns and essential issues,
while measuring and evaluating the attainment of results. The
advisor is also responsible for utilizing and teaching process
improvement methodologies to support informed decision making for
operational efficiencies and effectiveness that align with system
strategies. Knowledge of and conformance to regulatory
requirements, contractual obligations, and the organizations
policies is essential, along with the ability to maintain
confidentiality of sensitive information.
Serves as communication link and resource person regarding
performance improvement and patient safety for departments and
management throughout the organization. Understands and
communicates quality and safety priorities as they relate to high
reliability and value based care. Analyzes data to identify areas
of opportunity for improvement efforts. Ability to write and
verbally communicate in a legible and understandable manner, have
strong computer skills, possess the ability to make independent and
timely decisions when circumstances warrant, and possess the
ability to demonstrate interpersonal skills, such as interacting
effectively with other health care professionals, physicians,
upper-level management, regulatory agency staff, and the general
Other desired traits of the Advisor include familiarity with the
basic tools of robust process improvement, work process redesign,
or re-engineering, knowledge of medicine and medical terminology,
and ability to work with minimal supervision. Occasional evening
and weekend hours, and potential for greater than 40-hour workweek
when circumstances warrant.
This position does have a 25% travel requirement between Soccoro
NM, Grants NM, and Albuquerque NM.
Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.
Minimum of two years experience in operational process improvement,
clinical, or healthcare management setting preferred. If degree is
in nursing, graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program
preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate
Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in
Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for
Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).
Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) preferred. If a
licensed registered nurse (RN), currently hold an unencumbered RN
license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of
nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a
Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently
maintains required department specific competencies and
certifications. Quality improvement/assurance personnel with
nursing backgrounds can maintain their license without seeking
additional hours based on role's responsibilities.
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package
for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on
eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental
insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement
plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To
review your benefit eligibility, visit
The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer
M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and
would like to request an accommodation for help with your online
application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to
The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An
accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment
background screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Quality and Risk Management
Req Number: R-0097580
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