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Performance Improvement Apprentice

Requisition #: 188512
Location: Johns Hopkins Home Care Group, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Non-Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: June 14, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

The Performance Improvement (PI) Apprentice participates in the development and evaluation of performance improvement activities, clinical guidelines or standards of care in collaboration with identified mentors. Under the direction of a PI Coordinator, they assist in designing and initiating special projects which are coordinated and directed by the COO/VP or Director of a specific area. The PI Apprentice seeks to obtain and expand knowledge of regulatory standards and is self-directed and motivated, exhibiting independence in function and judgment. With assistance of Directors and a PI Coordinator mentor they support clinical quality and reimbursement through documentation review, staff education, field supervision and performance improvement activities.

Requirements

Education:

  • Master's prepared individual with demonstrated work experience in project management or performance improvement activities .

Experience:

  • Minimum of one year health care/home care experience (quality, data analysis and/or leadership experience preferred).

Knowledge:

  • Beginning knowledge of medical terminology and basic disease processes.
  • Analytical ability required to gather data, decide on conformity based on predetermined criteria, identify problems and refer for resolution.
  • Awareness of licensing and accreditation standards.
  • Familiarity of PI methodologies, applications and theory.
  • Business improvement processes
  • Quality improvement processes
  • Lean sigma processes

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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