Performance Improvement Specialist

Job Description

UC Health is hiring a Performance Improvement Specialist.

The Specialist will assist in the design and execution of quality improvement projects.

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at


  • Ability to work independently to develop, implement and manage projects; knowledge of the principles and concepts of project management including proficiency with relevant project management tools.
  • Drive change by working with faculty and content experts to identify evidence based care.
  • Work with leaders and management to plan and lead planning group meetings.
  • Orient group to the process and their roles and responsibilities.
  • Coordinate learning opportunities with guidance from management and faculty.
  • Develop agendas.
  • Support recruitment of participants by interacting with staff and interested teams.
  • Coordinate and contribute to the development of learning objectives for all activities and develop evaluation plans.
  • Create work products and project deliverables under direction of more senior-level team members.
  • Understand and meet expectations for deliverable quality and timeliness.
  • Provide planning and facilitation for meetings including large group learning sessions, conference calls, and expert meetings.
  • Work as a coordinator to encourage the team(s) take on the leadership of improvement work.
  • Be a resource for how to use performance improvement tools.
  • Support the UC Health way the overall performance improvement system of how we get work done.
  • Support routine (standard work) meetings, reviews and reports with an emphasis on making problems, barriers and results clear with a minimum of administrative burden.


  • Minimum Required: Bachelor's Degree in Clinical, Engineering, Business, Public Health or a related field
  • Formal performance improvement training preferred
  • Formal Data Management training preferred
  • Minimum Required: 2-3 years experience in a related job discipline
  • Preferred: 1-3 years equivalent experience in healthcare

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At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.
As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors. UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse place of employment.