Quality & Safety Project Mgr.- Imaging

Rochester, NY

GENERAL PURPOSE:

The Imaging Quality and Safety Project Manager is responsible for assisting with coordinating, monitoring, and improving quality, safety, efficiencies and services in the Department of Imaging Sciences. The Quality and Safety Project Manager is expected to assume various responsibilities as needed to further the quality goals of the department, including patient safety initiatives, QA reviews, education, management of policies and procedures, compliance, documentation auditing, data management and other responsibilities as needs arise. This position assists the Imaging Quality Administrator and the Imaging Vice Chair of Quality and Safety to promote a positive culture of safety, grow, and sustain a quality program centered on patient safety, just culture, and continuous quality improvement.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reviews, investigates and resolves risk and feedback events. Able to use critical thinking when performing case reviews. Coordinates focused and comprehensive reviews. Facilitates root cause analysis (RCA). Writes clearly and informatively when documenting events on case review forms and other department/hospital forms for internal and external reporting.

  • Partners with Quality Administrator in the execution of department-based quality and safety initiatives, continuous quality improvement, and faculty/operational compliance. Serves as backup to Quality Administrator as needed. his may include representing the department at Patient Safety Risk Management (MERM) and Patient Safety Risk Management (PSRM), and other department meetings as needed

  • Collect, analyze and summarize quality and safety trends and data, compile information into reports, and present reports. Identify trends for improvement opportunities (Patient falls, contrast extravasation, etc.).

  • Participates in ACR Learning Network project to learn PI methodology. Assists in sustained and measurable improvements while working collaboratively with Imaging Quality Project Manager (PI Coach). Analyzes data, audits, creates charts as needed to support process improvement projects.

  • Serves as clinical resource to the population heath program initiatives of the Quality Team.

  • Maintains a current and working knowledge of image acquisition process, IT systems and workflows for all imaging modalities and faculty divisions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree required years of relevant experience required

  • 2 years at a managerial level required

  • Imaging/Radiology experience preferred

  • or equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office preferred

  • Excellent multi-tasking, prioritization capabilities, communication and time management skills preferred

  • Previous experience in quality assurance, performance improvement or similar field. Working knowledge of tools, methods, and concepts of quality and performance improvement preferred

  • Current New York State Registered Professional Nurse (RN) license strongly preferred

  • Lean Practitioner within 6 months of hire date required.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $82,701 - $115,794 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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