WellStar Health Systems Clinical Integration Quality Coordinator - Nurse in Marietta, Georgia

Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

The Coordinator, Quality Clinical Integration Program is a dual reporting position supporting both the efforts of the

WellStar Clinical Partners and the efforts as an Accountable Care Organization. This position reports to the Associate

Vice President Population Health with a matrix reporting structure to the Associate Vice President, WellStar Clinical

Partners The person in this role will serve as the primary quality contact for and subject matter expert to the

physician members of the Clinical Integration (CI) program. He/she will also serve as the liaison between the

WellStar Clinical Partners organization, the Accountable Care Organization members and the WellStar Health System

Quality Transformation Steering Committee.

In this role, the individual is responsible for the overall administration of the clinical quality metrics. Specifically,

he/she will ensure reporting is timely and accurate, validate the metrics collected, and distribute metrics to key

customers. In addition, he/she will provide education and support regarding quality initiatives.

As a liaison, the individual in this role must be able to communicate effectively and with a high level of regard for

leadership positions and physician partners of the System. He/she will craft key messages in a manner that gains

consensus and thoroughly explains the purpose of the information. The Coordinator, Quality CI Program will attend

quality meetings, steering committee meetings and track agenda items and progress. He/she must be able to

interpret requests of customers and create actionable metrics or appropriate reports.

He/she is responsible for the overall administration of the clinical quality metrics. Acts as a resource to existing or

potential physician participants and is a primary contact for physicians who would like to propose new metrics

measurements. The quality specialist is responsible for communicating metric changes and potential solutions to CI

physician offices.

The Coordinator Quality CI Program must maintain current awareness of inpatient and ambulatory metrics as well as

emergency regulations for reporting related to compliance and program operations. This individual will be a key

participant in the transformation of WellStar as a preeminent integrated Health System.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education : Bachelor’s degree in management or clinical arena with formal training in health care

quality and/or population health or 10 to 15 years of clinical experience as Registered Nurse with quality focus.

Master’s degree and/or specialty certification in health care quality (CPHQ) preferred. State licensure as an RN.

Required Minimum Certification : Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Georgia

Required Minimum Experience : Experience in a health care setting, including skill with quality reporting and analysis.

Demonstrable understanding of healthcare compliance and/or regulatory reporting requirements. Demonstrated

knowledge of and success in implementing quality improvement and/or population health interventions using systems

thinking, formal process improvement methodologies, and proven quality improvement strategies (PDCA, Lean/Six

Sigma).

Required Minimum Skills : Ability to self-direct and appropriately delegate. Ability to exercise judgment, problem solve,

and make decisions consistent with WellStar philosophy, goals, and objectives. Demonstrated strong leadership,

communication, project management, and team building skills. Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and

the ability to present one’s self and/or ideas with clarity and compassion. Ability to create and maintain solid

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Department WCP Administration

Facility WellStar Clinical Partners

Category Professional

City Marietta

Shift Days

State Georgia