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Clinical Quality PI Specialist

Location:  Park North - Harvard 
Requisition #:  37073


Provides strategic direction and leadership for the achievement of clinical performance in the development of clinical practice guidelines in partnership with the Medical Director, Quality and Medical Management. Facilitates the identification and definition of key measures, data analysis, performance improvement, and the implementation of redesigned processes to demonstrate clinical effectiveness for optimum outcomes.

  • Bachelor of Science in nursing (preferred), or graduation from an accredited school of nursing AND a baccalaureate degree in another field, or graduation from an accredited school of nursing  AND 10 years of progressing nursing experience

  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the single State of Georgia or Multi-State through the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact

  • 3 years of experience in healthcare management or equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience
  • 5 years of clinical experience at the bedside or equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience
  • Master’s degree
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Excellent management, communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, consulting, and team building skills
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Ability to work with a variety of disciplines/departments and employees at all levels
  1. Monitors trends and prioritizes development of systemwide clinical guidelines/evidence-based programs.
  2. Facilitates the development of clinical guidelines/evidence-based programs in collaboration with physician practice groups, service lines, and functional areas.
  3. Develops and provides education to physician and clinical staff relative to performance improvement tools.
  4. Ensures implementation of high-quality practices/processes.
  5. Promotes adoption of safe patient practices and reports outcomes on a routine basis by monitoring activities promoting clinical effectiveness projects.
  6. Develops robust outcome measurement and reporting for all clinical practice guidelines, works collaboratively with the outcomes center.
  7. Ensures clinical practice guidelines meet all regulatory requirements.
  8. Evaluates, develops, and monitors activities promoting clinical effectiveness (CCN).
  9. Oversees robust outcome measurement and reporting for all improvement activities (CCN).
  10. Serves as expert clinical consultant for the Performance Improvement team (CCN).
  11. Drives efforts in outcome demonstration, including external sharing, publishing, and benchmarking (CCN).

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Not Present
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  3375 Northeast Expressway, Atlanta, GA  30341
Function:  Quality - Quality

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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