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Providence Quality Improvement Project Manager RN in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Quality Improvement Project Manager Registered Nurse (RN) (Quality Improvement, Days , 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position, you will:

  • Support the Providence Health and Services, Alaska Region, Quality Strategic Priorities through program management.

  • Apply all concepts of the nursing process, such as identification of disease, facilitation of healing, health promotion, illness prevention and patient care delivery, to each project. Provides focused quality improvement, as well as long term technical and strategic leadership support for Providence Health and Services Alaska in meeting Quality & Regulatory Services (QRS) goals and objectives.

  • Identify key partners and team members, using predetermined selection criteria; leads, educates, and coaches team members through completion of assigned work. Achieves approved scope and goals based upon customer needs and impact.

  • Define and implements process improvements on key initiatives that result in significant improvements in quality, reliability, and service delivery, increasing organizational effectiveness and/or increasing patient safety.

  • Discover, gather, and analyze all pertinent information necessary to accomplish approved goals. Ensures that key metrics are defined developed and tracked, and that improvements increase the likelihood of a positive impact for each assignment.

  • Guide teams to develop improvement plans to reduce process variation. Communicates approved plans, improvement status, and outcomes to senior leadership and appropriate personnel.

  • Demonstrate understanding and utilizes tones, tools and behaviors that promote patient safety in a highly reliable organization. Partnering with Patient Safety, develops and deploys HRO campaigns and initiatives.

  • Coach and mentor leaders across the region to sustain quality improvement. Supports change management and culture change that promotes a High Performance Management System.

  • Incorporate process improvement methodologies into larger scale projects. Manages multiple projects with various time frames and requirements. Communicates effectively and interacts positively with physicians, patients and families, insurance companies and outside agencies regarding confidential and or sensitive patient information.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Current Alaska RN License

  • Three (3) years experience in Quality Improvement, healthcare administration or clinical field.

  • Three (3) years acute care experience.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Healthcare related discipline

  • One (1) year Project Management Experience

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nursing - Other

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 278905