In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.
CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.
The Quality Program Manager is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating evidence-based clinical quality management/improvement plans/programs/initiatives for St. Anne Hospital in Burien, Washington. The role is designed to achieve measurable improvements in patient perception/safety, utilization of clinical resources and sustained achievement of desired clinical outcomes. Work focuses on all aspects of quality process improvement and is conducted in accordance with professional standards, organizational objectives and applicable regulatory/accreditation requirements. An incumbent collaborates with physicians, management/staff and clinical service lines in carrying out performance improvement projects/initiatives relating specifically to quality management/reporting, and monitors quality indicators/results to identify/address weaknesses and recurring variances from established standards.
The responsibilities require considerable knowledge of quality objectives/indicators and related quality improvement concepts, methodologies and tools. Considerable understanding of the importance of data to performance improvement processes (e.g. establishing baseline, providing objective measurement, determining the degree of the problem, showing variation/causes of variation, identifying root causes, developing appropriate solutions, etc) is also required. Duties performed involve weighing and evaluating many factors requiring judgment, analytical ability and problem-solving in dealing with complex data and situations.
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