Catholic Health Initiatives Project Manager Performance Improvement - Clinical Effectiveness in TACOMA, Washington

Project Manager Performance Improvement - Clinical Effectiveness


Location: Franciscan Administrative Center- Market Street

Job Type: Full time

Scheduled Hours per 2 Week Pay Period: 80

Weekend Required: None

Daily Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Job Summary:

Collaborates with clinical service lines in carrying out performance improvement projects/initiatives for Franciscan Health System (FHS) to address/strengthen patient safety, utilization of clinical resources and achievement of desired clinical outcomes. An incumbent serves as project manager for a variety of various management-level work teams, providing support, expertise and guidance in: 1) the application of accepted clinical quality improvement methodologies/tools; 2) data collection and statistical/operational analysis; 3) outcomes measurement; 4) risk assessment; 5) best practices research; 6) documenting and implementing process improvements; and 7) evaluating desired vs. actual clinical effectiveness of performance improvement efforts.

Incumbents are also accountable for; maintaining current knowledge of The Joint Commission (TJC) standards, patient safety goals, and other regulatory requirements impacting matters within assigned scope of responsibility; maintaining current knowledge of performance improvement methodologies and clinical informatics through regular review of the literature, attending conferences, participation in professional organizations, etc; identifies and validates evidence-based best practices in clinical practice and patient safety to guide clinical areas in performance improvement activities; researches nature/scope of impact on existing activities and makes appropriate recommendations.



Bachelor’s degree in nursing or other healthcare-related discipline, and five years of related work experience that demonstrates the attainment of the requisite job knowledge, skills and abilities, including experience in outcomes measurement, risk assessment, data analysis/reporting and management of clinical work teams.

Master’s degree in a discipline related to the requirements of the position is desirable.


Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Washington State Nursing Commission.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health


Daily Schedule 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2018-R0174780

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.