Southern Illinois Healthcare

  • System CI Patient Safety Leader

    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/26/2019 10:33 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Job Locations
    Management & Professional
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Weekend Requirement
    Patient Relations
  • Overview

    Responsible for leading cross-functional performance improvement initiatives to achieve quality and efficiency improvement.


    • Safety
      • Manages processes effectively in regard to employee/patient safety.
    • Record Keeping
      • Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, logs, files and other documents as required, including but not limited to payroll, schedules and status changes.
    • Department Management
      • Maintains 24 hour accountability for department, making independent decisions to implement strategies and programs for patient care.
      • Delegate’s authority and accountability to staff to ensure optimal outcomes and staff engagement.
      • Evaluates effectiveness of unit/department based programs and processes to ensure optimal outcomes.
    • Process Improvement
      • Promotes a culture of process improvement by establishing unit/department based programs that supports the system’s process improvement goals.
      • Actively participates on system-wide or hospital-based teams.
    • Role Specific Responsibilities
      • Demonstrates knowledge of process improvement principles, processes and tools.
      • Determines objectives, baseline and target performance for improvement initiatives.
      • Systematically identifies, gathers, and analyzes pertinent information to accomplish goals.
      • Demonstrates effective use of appropriate processes and tools to achieve results.
      • Effectively leads/facilitates multidisciplinary teams to achieve targeted results.
      • Effectively supports area leadership and staff in achieving expected results.
      • Effectively supports area leadership and staff in hardwiring and sustaining improvements.
      • Effectively supports leadership in spread and sustainment of best practices.
      • Develops cooperative relationships internal and external to department
      • Continually seeks learning and development



    • Bachelor’s degree required in Healthcare related field or Quality Management
    • Lean Sigma certification preferred
    • Focus is on developing through on-the-job experience;
    • Support needed while learning and performing various continuous improvement activities, processes and tools.
    • Able to understand and discuss terminology, concepts, principles, and tools related to lean / process improvement.


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