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Quality Improvement Advisor

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Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Schedule Type


Dept. Name

Quality & Performance Improve

Hours Per Week





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.

Allina Health clinics are committed to providing a work environment where passionate people have the knowledge, tools, opportunity and freedom to make a positive difference in the lives of our patients. We want you to be part of our team where each employee contributes to our mission of exceptional primary and specialty care. Allina Health clinics provide primary care, specialty care and urgent care services to people in 41 communities. More than 750 health care practitioners help patients identify health risks, manage chronic illness and find their path to better health.


Req ID: 58995
  • Provides leadership to achieve high quality, safe, and reliable care within assigned clinical programs.
  • Primarily support the Mother/Baby Clinical Service Line (CSL) but may be asked to support other CSLs if/when the need arises.
  • Partners with the physician, clinical experts, and operational leaders to advance high quality, high value care of patients across the continuum.
  • Provides project management to quality improvement and new program initiatives in collaboration with the system office and site health care team, including operational leaders, physicians, and staff.
  • As needed, this position will support cross continuum or site specific projects/needs.


Bachelors Degree required in Nursing. Masters preferred.


  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience in the following :
  • Clinical related experience, preferably Mother/Baby.
  • Project management, performance improvement, quality, patient safety and facilitation skills.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience and desire to effectively work with physicians, and other clinical care team members.
  • Conflict management skills.
  • Ability to effectively build teams composed of both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to coordinate across business units and matrix of corporate functions.
  • Ability to foster an environment based on mutual respect, team work and open communication, while maintaining strong customer service focus.
  • Engaging clinicians, care team members, and other key stakeholders in the development or improvement of care, processes, or services.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), including negotiation skills and conflict management.
  • Ability to set direction and facilitate a process to achieve desired, measurable outcomes.
  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize the principles, tools, and methods of Quality/Performance Improvement.

Work Schedule

  • Full-time, salaried position
  • Primarily day hours flexibility needed to alter start and end times to meet the business needs (e.g. may have meeting commitments that start at 7 am or end at 5 pm.
  • On occasion may need to participate in meetings/events in the evening or on weekends.
  • Eligible for benefits

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.

Requisition #

Quality / Risk