Tower Health
Quality Coordinator- STC
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Philadelphia Map
Posted: 10/29/2020
Closing: 11/28/2020
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Tower Health
Job description

About the Organization

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our seven hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.



Responsibilities

Job Summary:The Clinical Quality Improvement Coordinator will support performance improvement activities aligned with St. Christopher's priorities, utilizing a unified approach to improvement methodology. Key Responsibilities
-Collaborates with individuals and groups facilitating improvement projects utilizing problem solving techniques of lean methodology (enrolled in Yellow belt training within 3 months of hire; Green belt within 1 year.)
- Assists assigned service lines in the development of appropriate indicators and measures of performance.- Fulfills the role of data steward through the support of the data governance structure, proficient use of data systems and reporting tools, verification and accuracy of data reporting, protects data security and privacy, assists in defining data elements- Ensure compliance with Federal and State regulations, organizational policies and procedures, medical staff bylaws, accreditation requirements and evidence based practice.- Monitors and Reports the impact and value of performance improvement activities and identifies opportunity for further improvement.  

Qualifications

Training & Education: Bachelor's degree in health sciences, health care administration. Master's Preferred. Experience:
Three years clinical/healthcare expience, skilled in facilitating groups, decision-making and conflict resolution. Ability to use critical thinking and data analysis skills to determine trends in data and implement interventions. Self-directed, excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Competency in effective use of data systems.
Quality Coordinator- STC