Fairview Health Services  Senior Quality Consultant - Pediatric Heart Center in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle Senior Quality Consultant - Pediatric Heart Center

Specialty Professional (Non-Clinical)

Location University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital

Department Quality and Patient Safety

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Shift Day

Date Posted 05/11/2018

Job Number 18-72782

Job Description:

The Senior Quality Consultant for the Pediatric Heart Center's primary focus will drive and enhance the overall development and management of quality improvement programs in the Heart Center at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital. Secondary focus in inpatient pediatric quality improvement. Executes initiatives ensuring that scope and alignment are with organizational goals. Assures resources are in place for program execution and works effectively with leadership and stakeholders by understanding challenges, formulating creative options, and implementing measurable solutions. Assists in defining requirements and works to ensure project planning, initiation and all aspects of project implementation and monitoring. Works collaboratively with the Heart Center and Quality and Patient Safety leadership, dyad clinical operational leadership, and key stakeholders (such as but not limited to care providers and administrators from CVICU, pediatric cardiology, cardiac surgery, pharmacy, cardiac anesthesia, and perfusion) to ensure the success of quality improvement projects and programs. Proactively identifies project risks and mitigates them.

Job Qualifications:



Bachelor's Degree in Business or Healthcare


10-12 years of combined education in relevant area, clinical experience, and/or PI/PM experience in a hospital setting.

Computer skills at an expert knowledge and application level required for spreadsheets, tables, statistical packages and PowerPoint required.

License/Certification/Registration: Either certification from an accredited PI training program (i.e. Green Belt, Black Belt, CPHQ, etc.) or by virtue of education/training evidence of applied knowledge of measurement and/or research design equivalent to PI concepts.



Master's Degree in Business or Healthcare


More than 15 years of combined education in relevant area, clinical experience, and/or PI/PM experience in a hospital setting.

About Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

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