WellStar Health Systems Coor Quality Improvement in Marietta, Georgia

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Coor Quality Improvement

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Marietta, GA


Kennestone Hospital

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Full/Part Time:





Quality Improvement



Work where you live, love what you do and stay where you can grow. WellStar is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, priding itself in investing back into the communities that we serve. Our culture of caring is evident by being recognized three years in a row nationally by Fortune ® Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as the recommendations and referrals we receive.

Kennestone Regional Medical Center

Kennestone Regional Medical Center is located in Historic Marietta, Georgia, just minutes north of Atlanta. Our 633 bed, Level II Trauma Center, supports a state-of-the-art cancer center, cutting edge neuroscience program and a comprehensive top-ranked cardiovascular program. We believe in a team-centered approach in everything we do and with every patient that we serve. Our smoke-free campus provides an atmosphere where patients and team members can breathe easy, while promoting a healthy lifestyle.

The Quality Improvement Coordinator reports to the Manager of Quality Improvement and is responsible for coordinating, and facilitating practitioner (physician and mid-Levels) performance improvement activities in accordance with the process defined in the Wellstar Medical Staff Peer Review Policy. Activities include consultation/research, data collection, comparison, reporting, analysis, facilitation of recommendations for improvement, and support of medical staff performance improvement committees. Also includes development of comparative data, data drilldown to the physician and mid-level practitioner level as appropriate, and physician profiling to support the credentialing/reappointment process. Collects data for publically reported CORE measures which impact reimbursement. Also supports the sentinel event process through thorough review and summarization of the event and team participation. Supports the Hospital Medical Director with medical staff related activities.

Required Minimum Education : Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is preferred. Licensed Registered Nurse with current Georgia License.

Required Minimum Experience : Minimum of five (5) years clinical nursing experience; general medical/surgical experience preferred.

Required Minimum Skills : Experience in data collection methodologies and basic interpretation. Computer skills required: MS Office, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with Trendstar or similar database applications preferred. Detail oriented. Excellent organization, communication and presentation skills.

WellStar Benefits include:

  • Concierge Services: Employees use the free concierge service to take care of day-to-day errands such as dry cleaning pick-up, oil changes, grocery shopping, assist in researching and arranging travel plans, and helps with planning family events.

  • Health Coverage: Competitive healthcare premiums and coverage for employees and dependents. Bariatric surgeries performed within the WellStar network are covered 100%. Employees have access to our on-site pharmacy for prescriptions at discounted rates and the use of payroll deduction.

  • Work-Life Balance Programs: WellStar’s commitment to your work-life balance is shown by offering flexible schedules, telecommuting, job sharing, and flex time. We offer on-site child care, backup care and elder assistance care.

  • Wellness Programs: Employees can stay active by using our on-site fitness center with discounted fitness classes. We provide a weekly farmers basket program that lets employees buy fresh local produce at an average price of $16.00 or less a basket.

  • Recognition Programs: Employees receive recognition through several WellStar programs; The Winners of WellStar (WOW) program lets employees recognize and reward their peers with awards and gifts.

  • Parental Benefits: Full-time employees receive 120 hours of paid maternity or paternity leave; benefit eligible part-time employees receive 60 hours for the birth or adoption of a child. Adoptive parents can receive $10,000 in adoption benefits per child, with a total lifetime benefit of $20,000.

  • Additional Benefits: Education and tuition assistance programs, employee/employer contribution pension plans, and on-site dining options for convenience.

Come see why our employees love their career at WellStar and enjoy work-life balance and the opportunity for advancement from within.

Apply today to become the newest shining star in our ever-growing healthcare network.