Quality & Transformation Coord/UKHC

Job description

The Chief Quality and Transformation Officer (CQTO) is seeking an experienced Quality and Transformation Coordinator to coordinate and assist with implementation of the UK HealthCare quality strategy. This position will be in the Office for Value & Innovation in Healthcare Delivery (OVIHD) and work closely with the CQTO and the Director of OVIHD to: a) support and help coordinate UKHC Quality Strategy implementation, b) establish strong network/partnership with key stakeholder departments, facilitate conversation among dyad pairs, department chairs, directors, etc., and c) prepare work plans, meeting materials, etc. The individual will provide guidance and support different workgroups on a daily basis and will work with UK Healthcare leadership to support achieving UKHC Enterprise Quality Goals and long term objectives. The individual will work with diverse project teams and leaders across UK HealthCare on quality strategy implementation and clinical redesign initiatives to increase the value of clinical care delivery. This role requires frequent interaction, collaboration, planning, and cooperation with senior level UKHC leadership and stakeholders necessary to develop and facilitate projects and initiatives that are part of Value/Quality/Safety implementation. This position will operate in a matrixed organization that requires excellent interpersonal skills, listening and influencing skills, and the ability to guide large multi-disciplinary teams through varied projects and work assignments.

Job Title
Quality & Transformation Coord/UKHC

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Working Title
Quality and Transformation Coordinator

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Work Location
Lexington, KY

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Salary Range

Type of Position

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Required Education


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Required Related Experience

6 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

This position may require sitting, standing and/or walking for extended periods of time.


Primarily Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM


The ideal candidate will have strong experience in QI or PI.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Experience and/or education in a healthcare field.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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  1. * Describe how your current or previous work experience relates to this position.

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  2. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience in process improvement.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  3. * Please describe an experience where you have conceptualized and executed a process improvement.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

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  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

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    Job No:
    Posted: 12/4/2018
    Application Due: 12/18/2018
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