Clinical Facilitators work as part of the Advancing BEST Care Program. They are expected to skillfully work with groups of physicians and other health care professionals to understand and eliminate unnecessary variation in clinical practice, utilizing clinical best practices and consistency to improve quality of patient care. All facilitative and evaluative tasks must be undertaken objectively and dispassionately, while ensuring evidence is the primary guiding influence and that current policies, procedures and standards are respected.
As members of the Advancing BEST Care Program team, they remain consistent with a team throughout the lifecycle of initiatives (design through implementation). They lead new teams every 16 weeks as the program continues in future cycles.
Assumes direct responsibility for all deliverables and weekly monitoring (both qualitative and quantitative) of initiative core teams. Functions independently and provides key updates/information to initiative leaders and teams through both informal and formal communication channels. Assist teams with project work that includes any or all of the following: evidence review, data collection, engagement of all providers, meeting coordination and facilitation, verbal and written communications regarding team progress. Provide the teams they lead, and as needed, other teams operating within the Program, specific expertise of a pharmacist, including guidance on medication therapy, pharmacy practice, and pharmacy workflows.
Project management experience
Excellent communication skills
Physician engagement experience
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Project Management Certification
Healthcare analytics experience
University Community of Inclusion:
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