Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Part Time - 24 hours p/week
Day Shift (2 - 12 hour shifts)
The Performance Improvement Coordinator is responsible for managing the development, implementation, and evaluation of the nursing departments/or specific unit quality and performance improvement. Including identifying trends, prioritize and recommend improvements, complete required reports for specific areas.
1. Is responsible for collecting, processing, and coordinating information pertaining to quality and performance improvement for the Department of Nursing.
2. Leads interdisciplinary teams in identifying, prioritizing and implementing improvement projects.
3. Uses data collected to lead the organization to further performance improvement actions. so that the Hospital staff may identify areas for improvement.
4. Monitors clinical, operational, and organizational performance to ensure patient safety and promote quality outcomes for the patient, family, and staff.
5. Prepares and analyzes data to report to performance and utilization committees.
6. Assists departments in implementing evidence based practice.
7. Facilitates and assists departments in enhancing the Hospital's performance improvement efforts.
8. Understands and adheres to regulatory standards as they apply to performance improvement.
9. Other duties as required.
Other information: Technical Expertise
1. Experience in project management with interdisciplinary team is required.
2. Experience working with all levels within an organization, demonstrated initiative, and good professional judgement is required.
3. Experience in healthcare is preferred.
4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Proficient in MS Office Suite [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required. Epic software or similar EMR software is required.
Education and Experience
1. Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing is required Master's degree is preferred.
2. Certification: Registered Nurse licensed to practice in the State of Ohio is required. Current Health Care Provider BLS training from the American Heart Association required. Additional specific certifications may be required based on the department or unit requirements. Years of relevant experience: 3 to 5 years is preferred.
3. Years of experience supervising: None.
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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