Patient Experience Consultant

Location
Washington, District of Columbia-Washington
Posted
Aug 22, 2020
Closes
Sep 26, 2020
Ref
200000I9
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
The Patient Experience Consultant leads, conducts and/or facilitates multidisciplinary improvement activities to ensure the highest quality patient experience outcomes for Children's National Hospital. A specialist in patient experience and patient and family-centered care, this position works in partnership with assigned teams and collaborates with other departments to ensure the organization meets or exceeds the patient experience goals as measured by voluntary surveys. Serves as a role model and authority utilizing a variety of performance improvement strategies. This individual will assist leadership across all service lines to improve patient experience scores.

Qualifications

Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Healthcare or Business related (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
3 years
2 years

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Healthcare related work (a Master's degree in Business, Healthcare, Nursing, or other related field may substitute for 3 years of required experience) (Required)
Hospital operations, performance improvement, or project management (Preferred)
Clinical experience preferred (Preferred)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Knowledge of the healthcare industry trends
Knowledge of word processing and spread sheet software, quality improvement concepts, financial and data analysis
Must be detail oriented, analytic, able to facilitate multidisciplinary improvement teams and negotiate conflict.
Must be proficient in MS Office Suite; possess excellent interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills

Functional Accountabilities

Performance Improvement:
7. Develops plan for completing required assessment, including project organization, data requirements, involved parties, resource requirements and timeline
1. Provides consultation, team facilitation and leadership to clinical, medical, administrative and interdisciplinary teams regarding performance improvement (PI) methodologies; assisting teams in executing change, achieving desired outcomes, and spreading effective change and redesign
5. Establishes and maintains collaborative working relationships and effective communication to facilitate improvements, fostering collaboration, partnership, innovation, customer service, and effective teamwork
4. Establishes and maintains project implementation plans and project status reports

Education
1. Uses data to determine educational needs and program content then develops education plans to close identified knowledge and performance gaps.
3. Trains staff and leaders through process assessment and redesign associated with experience strategy
3. Mentors staff and leaders through training and project work. Responsible for successful closure of projects.

Data Management
1. Assists teams in collecting, aggregating then analyzing data, and developing realistic improvement plans.
2. Collaborating with team members, develops metrics, data tools, and effective reports to facilitate decision-making and spur improvement.
3. Creates measurements to fit processes that can be used to monitor effectiveness and further improvements.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Commitment/Identification
1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
4. Maintain confidentiality at all times

Customer Service
1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

Teamwork/Communication
1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3. Receptive to others' ideas and opinion

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
1. Contribute to a positive work environment
2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
1. Use resources efficiently
2. Search for less costly ways of doing things

Safety
1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification
1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3. Receptive to others' ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment
2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently
2. Search for less costly ways of doing things
Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Children's National Health System is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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