Job Opportunity – Quality Specialist (close June 14)

Quality Specialist
Job Number: 60636
Job: Health Professional/Assistant
This position will be located at: Hamilton General Hospital
Organization: Quality & Value Improvement
Status: Temporary Full-time
Hours per week: 37.5
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: Non Union Employees
Post Date: Jun 8, 2016, 12:00:00 AM
Close Date (Period for Applying) – External: Jun 14, 2016, 11:59:00 PM

The Quality Specialist will support the identifying, designing, planning, supporting, executing and evaluating of local and hospital-wide improvement initiatives. A Quality Specialist expertly applies and supports application of quality improvement, change management, operations research, and project management tools within the HHS Model for Change and Improvement (Define Plan-Do-Study-Act) to support continuous improvement focused on such areas as clinical appropriateness of care, efficiency, effectiveness, work-flow, access to care, continuity of care, safety and patient experience. Major areas of responsibility include the facilitation of local and corporate improvement initiative teams, education and coaching of individuals in the application of Define-PDSA (including Lean and Six Sigma tools), and supporting program quality councils across the organization. Day-to-day activities include application of methods/tools such as project charters/workplans, process mapping and re-design, data collection/analysis/interpretation, simulation/predictive modeling, and generation and presentation of reports. Activities of the Quality Specialist are aligned within the Hamilton Health Sciences Quality Framework to support achievement of excellence in care and service.

Details at: Hamilton Health Sciences