Sharp HealthCare Senior Specialist - Performance Improvement in San Diego, California

  • Summary *

The Sr. Specialist – Performance Improvement position is part of the Sharp Community Medical Group (SCMG) Health Services Administration Department. This position leads quality improvement teams, using a variety of tools to deliver optimal clinical and operational improvements. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, facilitating physician practice leadership in making operational decisions, prioritizing project plans and implementing processes to increase performance and efficiencies.

The role of the Performance Improvement Specialist is to coordinate and lead key quality improvement (QI) activities and projects working collaboratively with SCMG physicians, their office staff and the entire Sharp Community Medical Group multidisciplinary team. This role facilitates the evaluation of processes, data, systems and culture , the compilation and analysis of data, the development of improvement teams, the design and collection of metrics, and the facilitation of improvement efforts aligned with ongoing strategic initiatives. The individual in this position will teach process improvement tools and techniques and promote utilization of best practice while maintaining a high degree of independence, flexibility, initiative and commitment.

The successful candidate is an innovative leader with exceptional interpersonal skills, superior writing, strategic planning, project management, and professional judgment skills. He/she is an individual who takes initiative and develops trust and confidence with internal and external constituencies. This individual will possess the ability to work independently and will design, implement, manage and execute multiple projects simultaneously.

The Health Services Administration Department supports clinical operations programs including but not limited to Quality and Compliance, Population Health, Utilization Management, Case Management and Pharmacy.

Sharp Community Medical Group (SCMG) is an association of private practice primary care physicians and specialists who practice in their own private offices located conveniently throughout San Diego County. The Sharp Community Medical Group network includes over 200 primary care physicians and over 700 specialists who currently provide care to more than 137,000 patients.

  • Physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview. *

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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  • Location *

This position is located in San Diego, CA. Position requires travel between Sharp facilities and Sharp Community Medical Group (SCMG) provider offices.

  • Hours *

8-hour variable shift

  • Required Skills and Qualifications *

  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience

  • Minimum of five (5) years health care experience

  • Experience working with a physician practice

  • Evidence of previous successful application and implementation of quality improvement methodologies

  • Ability to travel between Sharp facilities and SCMG provider offices; must provide own transportation

  • Completed course work in quality improvement and/or facilitation skills


  • Preferred Skills and Qualifications *

  • Current unencumbered California LVN or RN license or Medical Assistant certificate

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Organization: *80511 - SHC SCMG Capitation Admin

Title: Senior Specialist - Performance Improvement

Location: San Diego-Spectrum

Requisition ID: 87319