Performance Improvement Coordinator

  • Birmingham, AL
  • Perf Improvement and Accreditation
  • Full-time - Day shift - 0800-1630 - Monday - Friday
  • Clinical Professional
  • Req #: 315443
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​​​​​Job Summary
  • Responsible for the coordination and support of the Quality Improvement/Pt Safety/Medication Safety/Accreditation program of Children’s of Alabama.
  • Coordinates and facilitates quality improvement teams including the Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE) and the Focused Professional Practice Evaluation (FPPE) team. Consults and educates teams and staff on quality and performance improvement tools and methodologies, advises teams on appropriate data collection methodology and works with all team members to set up appropriate database and reports.
  • Collaborate with Medical Staff Services regarding the dissemination, tracking and completion of OPPE reports according to standard and regulated timeframes.
  • Conducts and monitors results from root cause analyses and failure mode and effects analyses and gap analysis.
  • Researches appropriate literature for benchmarking and best practices.
  • Provides facilitation for the Quality and Safety teams and other committees
  • Develops performance improvement reports for administration and conducts medical chart reviews for QI data collection as necessary.
  • Consults and educates teams/staff on medication safety, human factors, culture of safety, and error prevention education tools and methodologies.
  • Support and facilitation of Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS) initiative, which includes coordination, implementation, and management of the Culture of Safety program and other patient safety related activities as a part of SPS collaborative.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Healthcare Related Field Required
  • Master’s Degree in a Healthcare Related Field Preferred



  • 2+ years’ experience at the educator/coordinator setting in a business or health care related setting.
  • Specific knowledge of current concepts (root cause analysis, failure mode effect analysis) and experience related to healthcare quality, safety and data analysis is required.

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Main Campus Children's of Alabama

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