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Clinical Facilitator/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Clinical Facilitator/UKHC
Requisition Number RE20227
Working Title Clinical Facilitator
Department Name H3999:EVPHA
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 09
Salary Range $40,893-64,896/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

This position may require sitting, standing and/or walking for extended periods of time; lifting of up to 25 lbs may be required.


Primarily day shift Monday through Friday with occasional evenings and weekends per business needs.

Job Summary

Clinical Facilitators work as part of the Advancing BEST Care Program. They are expected to skillfully work with groups of physicians and other health care professionals to understand and eliminate unnecessary variation in clinical practice, utilizing clinical best practices and consistency to improve quality of patient care. All facilitative and evaluative tasks must be undertaken objectively and dispassionately, while ensuring evidence is the primary guiding influence and that current policies, procedures and standards are respected.
As members of the Advancing BEST Care Program team, they remain consistent with a team throughout the lifecycle of initiatives (design through implementation). They lead new teams every 16 weeks as the program continues in future cycles.

Assumes direct responsibility for all deliverables and weekly monitoring (both qualitative and quantitative) of initiative core teams. Functions independently and provides key updates/information to initiative leaders and teams through both informal and formal communication channels. Assist teams with project work that includes any or all of the following: evidence review, data collection, engagement of all providers, meeting coordination and facilitation, verbal and written communications regarding team progress.

While non-clinicians serving in this role are expected to possess an understanding of healthcare practices, specific clinical training and credentials are not required for this role. Non-clinician Clinical Facilitators will be expected to consult with their clinician colleagues on the Advancing BEST Care Program team in situations where clinical acumen is required. Non-clinician Clinical Facilitators will however lead initiative teams through project work that includes any or all of the following: evidence review, data collection, engagement of all providers, meeting coordination and facilitation, verbal and written communications regarding team progress. They will also lead (and support the entire Advancing BEST Care Program team) conducting staffing analyses, process engineering, workflow analyses, optimizing department operations and process mapping. The background of Non-clinician Clinical Facilitators may include (but are not limited to) the fields of industrial engineering, healthcare finance, health system administration, healthcare informatics, data science, etc.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

PhD in related field
Process-improvement experience
Lean/Six Sigma certification
Project Management Certification

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Masters degree in a program with emphasis on or application to healthcare.

Deadline to Apply 09/26/2019
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2019-09-12 Expires: 2019-10-12

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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