Improvement Consultant – Maryland -

Fulltime: Yes

Primary Responsibilities:

We are currently seeking an Improvement Consultant who will work on two projects – one reducing the prevalence of diabetes and hypertension in conjunction with several partners in Southern Maryland and the other assessing and providing Maryland healthcare facility workers infection prevention and control (IPC) training to protect the nation from infectious disease threats, such as COVID-19. 

In this role, you will promote the adoption of clinical protocols, implement training and technical assistance of decision support tools, promote care models and screening tools, assist practices on workflow design, and help practices use technology including telehealth for population health management and referrals. You will apply the latest quality improvement tools and techniques utilizing evidence-based interventionsYou will also assist with the development of quality improvement strategies, overseeing data collection efforts and promoting opportunities for education to facilities that provide healthcare. You will be part of the region’s most experienced and respected healthcare quality improvement organization, as well as work with esteemed partners working to improve care coordination and clinical outcomes. 

Applicants must demonstrate the ability to work independently and be part of cross-functional teams, develop strong consultative relationships, manage multiple priorities with tight deadlines, interpret data, and design and implement plans of action using improvement tools and evidence-based interventions (i.e., PDSA, LEAN, etc.). Familiarity with physician practices, clinical quality reporting, quality improvement strategies, workflow redesign, and electronic health records highly desirable. 

Desired Job Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in a healthcare field or related area. Master’s degree or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience preferred. Ability to travel between healthcare provider locations within the state and/or region. 

Health Quality Innovators is a health care quality consulting company that has improved patient care and safety for thousands of people since 1984. Many of our services are funded by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, for which we are the Virginia, South Carolina, Missouri, and Kansas Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization, one of only 9 Hospital Quality Improvement Contractors, and one of only 30 AHCs. When you work for Health Quality Innovators, you know you’re making a difference.  

Competitive salary and benefit package.  Benefit information available at under the Careers/HQI Benefits Summary section.  HQI maintains a drug free workplace and is a M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.