Providence Health & Services Quality Improvement Specialist in Centralia, Washington


Providence is calling a Quality Improvement Specialist (0.9 FTE, Days) to work in Quality Assurance at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

We are seeking a Quality Improvement Specialist to perform functions that support the hospital and medical staff to continually improve patient care, reduces risk, and provide excellent customer service. The Quality Improvement Specialist provides support, facilitation, and coordination to support clinical and process improvements throughout the organization.

In this position you will:

  • Lead or participate with hospital and medical staff to identify areas for improvement related to patient care practices and clinical support services.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures as well as the development and review of departmental goals and objectives.

  • Provide coaching and consultation for Mangers/Directors/Staff.

  • Perform or support clinical studies and review activities.

  • Support triage of patient and family concerns about care or services specific to the Medical Staff.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited school or actively enrolled in a Bachelors education program

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in Washington State

  • Three (3) years of experience within a health care organization

  • In-depth knowledge of clinical issues and patient care practices

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters Degree from an accredited school

  • Knowledge of and experience with process improvement theories and methods, adult learning principles, and data analysis methods

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Quality Nursing

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 194189