Performance Improvement Specialist

Requisition ID
Campus: NewYork-Presbyterian
Weill Cornell Medical Center
NYP Midtown Offices


Quality Improvement at NY’s #1 Hospital: You Can Make It Possible


Specialist Performance Improvement


At NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, every day is a new opportunity to improve our quality of work. Our state-of-the-art environment inspires and supports the continuous improvement of our daily operations. And our unyielding commitment to excellence helps us remain one of the top ten hospitals in the nation (U.S.News & World Report). We’re enhancing processes for each other and optimizing outcomes for patients with an unwavering focus on quality. Join us, and become one of the people who Make It Possible.


In this role you will develop, manage and monitor medical management performance improvement and patient safety initiatives. Guide the participation of the NYP Hospital in medical management and implementation of the hospital’s quality plan. Collaborate and facilitate with department/service line leadership in review of adverse events/near misses, development and implementation of literature-based clinical pathways, guidelines, protocols and planning and facilitation of corrective action plans. Work with NYP analytics to provide data and benchmarks to support service line medical management and PI initiatives. Facilitate preparation for Joint Commission and other Regulatory survey readiness for the service line, and for organizational initiatives as assigned as well as provide support for survey operations.


Preferred Criteria

  • Master's degree 
  • Excellent data analytics skills

Required Criteria 

  • Bachelor's degree 
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of experience primarily in a healthcare related position, preferably in quality and performance improvement
  • Knowledge of computer applications i.e. Microsoft word, excel, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of clinical database concepts
  • Familiar with performance improvement methods i.e. lean six sigma
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills


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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.






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