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Essentia Health seeks employees who embrace our commitment to patient-and family-centered care in communities both large and small.
Were looking for people who are committed to making patients and their families feel known and understood.
People who understand what it means to be Here with you.
People who are willing to use their strengths to help others.
The Quality Partner provides technical expertise for assigned quality initiatives. Responsibilities include: Working in partnership with leadership and multi-disciplinary teams participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of system-wide quality programs; analyzes customer needs relating to organizational initiatives and applying quality principles to such initiatives; designing a knowledge/data base of quality principles, concepts, tools, and methodology; sharing information and communicating throughout the organization; in a consistent and value added manner; supporting continuous quality improvement efforts and continuing personal and professional development. Position requires high level of customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with patients, co-workers and others.
Essentia Health offers competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, flex spending accounts, retirement plans, paid time off, and continuing education including tuition reimbursement.
Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.
This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus.
QUALIFICATIONS (minimum requirements) Education and/or years experience required: Bachelors degree in a clinical field. Masters degree preferred OR Bachelors degree in nursing preferred AND Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience. Over 5 years of experience preferred. Knowledge and expertise in accreditation requirements, recommended patient safety practices, and/or leading patient service strategies. Understanding of health care quality metrics and reporting requirements. Exceptional customer service skills, tact and diplomacy Strong verbal and written communication skills Creativity and problem-solving aptitude Highly developed analytical, critical thinking and organizational skill with attention paid to detail Proficiency in MS Office programs Training in continuous quality improvement principles (Process Excellence) highly desired Experience with an electronic medical record is highly desirable. Licensure/Certifications required: Registered Nurse in the State of Employment.