Job Description

Job ID: 1182515
Employment Status: Full-Time
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BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.

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Role Purpose

Responsible for leading quality improvement projects and conducting research focused on advancing patient safety, improving patient-centered outcomes and optimizing resource utilization, as part of ongoing efforts of the BJC HealthCare Center for Clinical Excellence (CCE).


  • Serves as physician lead for CCE patient safety and outcome improvement efforts and resource optimization projects; works with clinicians within CCE and BJC hospitals to develop patient safety, patient-centered outcomes, and resources utilization improvement interventions; serves as a resource for hospital intervention teams.
  • Works with CCE epidemiology and analytics resources and Washington University School of Medicine collaborators to design clinical studies focused on patient safety, patient-centered outcomes, and efficiency of care delivery; collaborates to analyze outcomes data; prepares abstracts for national presentation and manuscripts for journal publication.
  • Serves as a physician resource for CCE operational work (e.g., Best-in-Class scorecard development, serious patient safety event evaluation).
  • Works with CCE leadership to establish priorities for improvement efforts and research in patient safety and patient-centered outcomes.
  • Works with CCE analysts to assess the impact of federal and state quality measurement and improvement policies and programs, and to evaluate potential partnerships with other organizations and collaboratives.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Doctorate


  • No Experience

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Licensed Physician

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer