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Manager - Performance Improvement

Company: Ascension
Location: Nashville
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Performance Improvement Manager - Full Time, salaried - Ascension Saint Thomas


Remote hybrid schedule - must be onsite for applicable meetings


Ideal candidates will possess 5+ years of data management expertise, SQL / Python experience preferred. The Performance Improvement Manager will be responsible for 8 direct reports (analysts), previous management/leadership experience is strongly preferred. Interested candidates, please apply! 

What You Will Do:

Job Summary:


  • Manage all activities related to process improvement initiatives.




  • Plan, organize, conduct, and follow-up on analyses, events, programs, and initiatives which lead to the establishment of process improvement systems.
  • Provide process improvement education and mentorship at all levels of the organization.
  • Establish business priorities around process based on value-added goals and outcomes.
  • Develop, teach, coach and mentor staff in process improvement principles.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team on problem identification, resolution, cost containment issues, implementation of new services and systems/performance measures.
  • Oversee performance management, staff satisfaction and conflict management. Perform and oversee scheduling, recruitment, and payroll.
  • Act as a resource and provide direction to leaders, physicians, and associates to maintain regulatory preparedness. All other duties as assigned.
  • Aggregate data, provide reports/graphs to management and participate in audits of departments/processes for compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements.
  • Plan, organize, conduct and follow up on Quality initiatives and regulatory activity as directed.
  • Identify infrastructure and resource needs to achieve performance improvement goals.
  • Promote an effective and sound peer review process. Leads staff to pursue problems to resolution and/or refer them through the appropriate chain of command. Facilitate the quality improvement process by ensuring that agendas for assigned meetings are coordinated effectively and assure that meeting preparation is performed timely.
  • Contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied within the Mission Statement:
    Service to the Poor - support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life;
    Reverence - respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life;
    Integrity - inspiring trust through personal leadership;
    Wisdom - integrating excellence and stewardship;
    Creativity - courageous innovation;
    Dedication - affirming hope and joy in our ministry.
What You Will Need:


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience required.
  • 5 years of experience preferred.
  • 1 year of leadership or management experience preferred.
Why Join Our Team:

As one of the largest health systems in the state, we offer rewarding careers across eight hospitals, in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities. We employ more than 8,000 associates and serve a 68-county area. As we continue to grow, we need compassionate caregivers to join us on our journey and to help influence care across our hospitals. We provide our associates with the support needed to re-energize, engage and experience the joy of caring for our patients. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Saint Thomas is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement:

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.


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