Quality Case Consultant

Allina Health
Jul 17, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.


Req ID: 54104
Creates and manages scorecards and dashboards for monitoring department quality performance
Conducts investigations and facilitates interdisciplinary Root Cause Analysis (RCA) / Critical Event Reviews (CER) for adverse health events and near-misses
Coordinates Failure Modes Effects Analysis projects
Collaborates with hospital and medical staff leaders to identify performance improvement opportunities and implements change plans to reduce care variation, and improve patient outcomes
Proficient in using existing data to identify areas or patient populations for focused studies
Uses concepts of evidence-based medicine for benchmarking
Ability to anticipate future needs, and develop innovative strategies for achieving strategic objectives
Provides consultation recommendations related to regulatory compliance to hospital and medical staff leaders and teams through annual chapter review and improvement plans that align with the departments 90 day plans and Corrective Action Plans (CAPs)
Supports annual external surveys


Bachelors degree required
Masters degree preferred


Broad based hospital experience
Knowledge of quality improvement principles, rapid cycle methodology, regulatory standards,
multidisciplinary team process, and resource utilization
Current/previous Quality or Performance Improvement experience preferred

Leadership skills
Facilitation skills
Data Management and Analysis
Interdisciplinary leadership and communication skills

Minnesota RN license preferred

Work Schedule

Full-time position (0.6 FTE, 24 hours per week)

Day- Monday through FridaySome schedule flexibility required to meet customer needs for early/late appointments
Flex the schedule based on meetings, etc... i.e. days of the week and hours are flexible
Exempt / Salaried Position

Non-Contract Position

Benefits Eligible Position

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.
Located in Minneapolis
Population = 380,000
Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.