• St Vincent Hospital
  • $72,570.00 -97,810.00/year*
  • Boulder , CO
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 670 Logan Mill Rd

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You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as Performance Improvement Specialist (RN)

You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know how to have fun.

You re generous with your knowledge, your experience and especially your passion for continuous improvement, because your opinion matters.

You re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.

You re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.


is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. At our 234-bed Level II Trauma Center, our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. We re especially proud of our people, who helped make us one of according to Healthgrades.

are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.


Together we ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.

We ll laugh at each other s jokes (even the bad ones). We ll hello and high five. We ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.

We re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.

Your day

As a Process Improvement Specialist (RN) you need to know how to:

  • Lead, develop, and identify quality initiatives and use process improvement techniques to meet SCL Health and Good Samaritan Medical Center goals.

  • Develop and use data analysis to identify and drive quality and process improvement decisions.

  • Responsible for core measures and submission of data for regulatory agencies. Acts as an agent of change and will lead projects tasked to improve quality outcomes.

  • Use Quality Engineering principles, tools and practices to develop and optimize systems and processes that are aligned with the overall business and quality vision.

  • Perform chart reviews and collect data for and maintain the database to meet core measure data submission requirements of regulatory agencies, e.g. The Joint Commission. Analysis of this data for performance improvement activity planning and evaluation within the GSMC quality program.

  • Responsible for Core Measure real time abstraction, SEPSIS coordination, and RN/Physician education around Core Measures.

  • Collaborate with the Director of Quality, monitor quality results, and leverage Process Improvement tools to ensure expected results are met and or exceeded.

  • Partner with Lean participants in the development of standardized workflows, instructions, and procedures.

  • Your experience

    We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

  • Bachelor s degree is required (BSN); Master s degree is preferred (MSN)

  • Certification as a Green Belt in LEAN process must be obtained within 2 years of employment

  • Registered nurse (required)

  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant Healthcare or Hospital experience is required

  • Experience with change management and project management leadership, tools and techniques, required

  • Excellence in data analysis and reporting. Will be responsible for Core Measure, SEPSIS, real time abstraction and RN education around Core Measures.

  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills with the ability to effectively adapt content and style to diverse audiences from medical professionals, senior administrative leaders and other employees, required

  • Expert in using spreadsheets.

  • Prior certification or ability to complete Lean and/or Six Sigma Green Belt training within two years of hire, required

  • Clinical patient care experience, preferred

  • Experience with Google Suite (Sheets, Docs, Drive, Calendar, and Slides), preferred

  • Your next move

    Now that you know more about being a Process Improvement Specialist (RN) on our team we hope you ll join us. At SCL Health you ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.

    Associated topics: cardiothoracic, care unit, coronary, nurse, nurse rn, psychatric, psychiatric, staff nurse, surgical, unit

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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