Jul 12, 2022

Clinical Quality Improvement Coordinator

  • UVA Health System
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA

Job Description

This role is responsible for leading and managing quality improvement initiatives impacting core clinical processes and critical patient care functions in the ambulatory setting. Works collaboratively with executive leadership, administrators, managers, and physicians to identify and enhance strategic clinical issues which produce quantitative and qualitative results for both internal and external customers.

  • Collaborates with Value Programs team to plan and execute on QI initiatives, with emphasis on formalized, data-driven improvements to performance on contracted priorities. Examples of QI initiatives include: closure of care gaps, improving clinical outcome measures, and optimizing workflows for capture of relevant clinical information.
  • Engage in periodic review of program data reflecting performance and outcomes.
  • Serve as team QI leader and coach, maintaining familiarity with multiple QI methodologies, tools and data models to support and promote team improvement efforts.
  • Design and maintain data collection processes related to QI projects, including creation and management of files, spreadsheets and graphics.
  • Collects data, conducts analysis, synthesizes findings, and communicates results, variances and opportunities for improvement for various quality measures.
  • Collaborate across UPG and the Health System, as well as with external quality improvement networks, to develop and implement QI best practices.
  • Prepare and/or represent team accomplishments to UPG and Value-Based leadership.
  • Assist in establishing and partnering with value-based advisory groups and clinic/Department leadership to enhance communication and engage in shared decision making.
  • Recommend and organize educational team activities such as regular team meetings, retreats, professional development, and conference attendance.
  • Assure timely and accurate clinical database entry, as appropriate.
  • Completes other projects and participates on committees as assigned by management.



  • Graduate of an accredited program of clinical specialty; i.e. RN, Radiography, Pharmacy, Social Work or Therapy Services.


  • 3 years of experience in a clinical and/or healthcare setting related to project management or quality improvement/assurance.


  • Must hold current License of Specialty area. RN Preferred.


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

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