RN Improvement Consultant

at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 140-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is ranked in all 10 specialties by the U.S. News & World Report.

Day (United States of America)

Location680 Lake Shore Drive

Job Description

The RN Improvement Consultant leads detection efforts and improvements aimed at enhancing quality and safety at Lurie Children's by facilitating and coaching teams to achieve identified goals. Works collaboratively with all levels of leadership and a broad group of stakeholders to support achieving zero harm and continuous quality improvement for the organization. The Improvement Consultant demonstrates expertise in one or more of the following skillsets: clinical effectiveness and improvement (CEI), safety and process improvement (PI).

Job Duties:
Leads projects and conducts analyses to support the organization's goals around quality, safety, and continuous improvement. Utilizes project planning tools and safety/improvement methodologies to facilitate project teams working toward zero harm and improved outcomes.
Conducts benchmarking, evidence review and synthesis, manual observations, and chart reviews to support projects.
Maintains ongoing data analysis/sharing, visual display and annotations of control charts, tests of change, evidence updates and support of control teams.
Invests in relationships, training, and tools to build improvement capacity in the organization.
Promotes and leads a culture of safety and high reliability. Demonstrates a learning mindset and leads local learning; builds accountability and recognition.
Shares improvement stories and lessons learned with external organizations and patients and families by spearheading submissions for presentation and publication. Supports Lurie Children's participation in external collaboratives.
Performs job functions adhering to Core Values to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers, and others.
Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Education:
Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in a related field preferred.
Registered RN licensed in the state of Illinois required.
Minimum 3 years clinical and/or quality improvement experience required.
Strong written, interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
Proficiency in presenting, communicating, and interacting effectively with staff at all levels of the organization.
Ability to independently manage multiple projects with general supervision.
Proficiency with Microsoft applications: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Familiarity with data management including interpreting, comprehending, and summarizing statistical and medical data.
Project management and collaboration skills preferred.

EducationBachelor's Degree (Required)

Benefit Statement

For full time and part time employees who work 20 or more hours per week we offer a generous benefits package that includes:
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Employer paid group term life and disability
Employer contribution toward Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays and Paid Parental Leave
403(b) with a 5% employer match

Various voluntary benefits:

Supplemental Life, AD&D and Disability

Critical Illness, Accident and Hospital Indemnity coverage

Tuition assistance

Student loan servicing and support

Adoption benefits

Backup Childcare and Eldercare

Employee Assistance Program, and other specialized behavioral health services and resources for employees and family members

Discount on services at Lurie Children's facilities

Discount purchasing program

Lurie Children's and its affiliatesare equal employment opportunity employers. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, order of protection status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: 10970524

Posted On: May 29, 2023

Updated On: Jun 28, 2023

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