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UW HEalth Improvement Education Specialist - Quality and Safety Improvement (QSI)

  • Friday, August 24, 2018 8:20 AM
    Message # 6636936
    Jennifer Stangl (Administrator)

    Improvement Education Specialist - Quality and Safety Improvement (QSI)

    Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

    We are seeking an experienced Improvement Education Specialist to:

    • Develop technical skills in lean to facilitate and support improvement events.
    • Coach and develop skills in others in the methods of improvement.
    • Help develop curriculum and teaching for the organizational management system.


    Minimum -Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Health Science, Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, or related field. Five years of relevant quality improvement experience may be considered in lieu of degree in addition to experience below. 
    Preferred- Master’s degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Health Science, Operations Management, Industrial Engineering or related field.

    Work Experience:
    Minimum - One year of experience coaching teams, facilitating quality improvement; or 3 years of experience working in a patient care or related job in a healthcare setting.
    Preferred - Experience facilitating quality improvement in a health care setting.

    d Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work with diverse teams representing various disciplines and all levels of staff.
    • Able to demonstrate strategic thinking to guide alignment with organizational goals and priorities.
    • Able to handle medium to large scale projects involving multiple resources and spanning many months from start to finish.
    • Able to problem solve, make independent decisions, formulate reports, perform statistical analysis and interpret data.

    Physical Requirements:
    Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.

    Work Schedule:

    Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Additional hours as needed to meet operational needs.

    UW Health Administrative Facilities - UW Health has administrative locations throughout Madison and beyond where thousands of employees provide vital support to our clinical areas. These locations are home to departments such as Access Services, Compliance, Human Resources, Information Services, Patient Medical Records, Payroll and many others.

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    UW Medical Foundation benefits

    UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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