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Administrative Fellowship
Department: Quality and Patient Safety
Reports to: Chief Quality Officer
Location: St. Louis, MO – Corporate Office

The Quality & Safety Administrative Fellowship is a one-year position designed for postgraduate individuals interested in an executive career in healthcare and provides the opportunity for advanced learning in quality and patient safety. The position will include opportunities for experiential learning through the completion of projects in patient safety, clinical quality, and financial analysis, as well as other project work and shadowing through departmental rotations. The fellows will work closely with the Mercy Quality & Safety team and other Mercy leaders. It requires the ability to analyze healthcare data, proficiency with analytical tools, use of presentation software, and a strong commitment to and affinity for delivering the highest level of performance on quality metrics.


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    Leadership
    Leaders at Mercy utilizes their passions and talents to ensure the success of the organization, as well as the success of our co-workers through servant leadership. Teaching, guiding, inspiring, engaging, and celebrating are just a few of the rich elements that can be found within our leadership team.
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    Administrative Fellowship

    Department: Quality and Patient Safety
    Reports to: Chief Quality Officer
    Location: St. Louis, MO – Corporate Office
    The Administrative Fellowship is a one-year position designed for postgraduate individuals interested in an executive career in healthcare, and provides the opportunity for advanced learning in Clinical Quality and Patient Safety.  The position will include opportunities for experiential learning by completing projects in patient safety, clinical quality and financial analysis, as well as other project work, observations and shadowing experiences.  The role will work closely with the Mercy Quality and Safety team and other Mercy leaders.  It requires the ability to analyze healthcare data from conceptualization through presentation of the data.  Proficiency with analytical tools, knowledge of data analysis methodology, use of presentation software, strong communication skills and a strong commitment to and affinity for delivering the highest level of performance on quality metrics is essential for this role. 
    The Fellow will be given the opportunity to work with and gain professional experience in a variety of disciplines of his/her interest, including but not limited to:
    • Clinical Quality Improvement
    • Patient Safety Activities
    • Integrated Marketing
    • Communications
    • Business Development
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Financial Analysis
    • Lean/Process Improvement
    • Healthcare Reform
    • Patient Care Services
    • Perioperative Services
    • Local Facilities/Community Development
    • Elective Areas of Focus
    Qualifications
    • Graduate degree from an accredited master’s-level program (MHA, MBA, MHSA, MPH, MPA or equivalent) prior to the start of the Fellowship
    • Demonstrated experience using advanced Excel features and statistical methods
    • Outstanding communication skills with all levels of management and company personnel (oral, written, and presentation)
    • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups
    • Past experience in healthcare preferred
    Application cycle closed. No longer accepting applications for this year.
    Please include all materials as a single PDF.
    • Cover Letter
    • Resume
    • Official Graduate and Undergraduate Academic Transcripts
    • Statement of Goals and Objectives (not to exceed one page)
    • Three letters of reference (at least one professional and one academic)
    For any questions regarding the position, please contact:
    • Mitchell.Miller@Mercy.net • (314) 628-3836
    • Aaron.Lombardo@Mercy.net • (314) 628-3846
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    Nursing
    Mercy Nursing is a Ministry of professionals serving community healthcare needs through hospitals, physician practices, and a variety of outpatient locations and services in the Midwest. This community includes 35 acute care hospitals, four heart hospitals, three rehab hospitals, two children’s hospitals, and nearly 700 clinic and outpatient facilities. As the fifth largest Catholic health care system in the United States and a Truven Top 15 Health System, a nursing opportunity of your interest is here for you!

    Careers in the Nursing Field include:

    • Registered Nurse
    • Charge Nurse
    • Licensed Practical Nurse
    • Clinical Educators
    • Graduate Nurse
    Clinical Mercy Career Areas
    Clinical
    Other Allied Health professions are health care professions distinct from nursing, pharmacy, radiology, laboratory and rehab/therapy. Teamwork is vital in these roles as you work with different healthcare team members and co-workers to provide direct patient care. Most of these positions do require a certification or license where you will be able to apply your expertise to treat and rehabilitate our patients of all ages. Together with other healthcare providers and support staff you will deliver direct patient care, rehabilitation, treatment, nutritional guidance and health improvement interventions. These roles provide you with a wonderful opportunity to make a difference and serve our patients and families.

    Positions in this category include (but not limited to):

    • Techs
    • Medical Assistants
    • Dietitians
    • Paramedics/EMT’s
    • Counselors and Social Workers
    Non-Clinical
    Non-Clinical & Support Services
    You are still able to provide compassionate care serving in a non-clinical role. These co-workers take pride in providing the best experience possible from the moment our patients enter the hospital.

    Positions in this category include (but not limited to):

    • Patient Access Representative
    • Administrative Support
    • Food Service
    • Environmental Services
    Business Professional Mercy Career Areas
    Business Professional
     
    Mercy requires a skilled and diverse team to enable smooth operations. Our award-winning organization includes health care professionals who excel in their individual contributions to the fields of:

    • Financial Services
    • Human Resources
    • Legal
    • Marketing/Communications
    • Training and Development
    • Mission
     
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    Student & Shadow Experiences 
    Shadow/Observe:
    • A shadow/observation experience is for participants at least 16 years of age for observation only without any hands-on interaction with a patient, medical equipment, medical records, computer access, and will not enter an area of contamination such as isolation rooms, soiled linen areas, etc. It is limited to 40 hours or less (within one year) and you are not required to be enrolled in school. To be considered for a Mercy shadow/observation experience, all requirements must be submitted at least 3 weeks prior to the requested shadow start date. Please complete the Shadowing/Observation Application

    Individual Learning Experience: 
    • An individual learning experience is a hands-on experience (either clinical or non-clinical). Participants must be at least 18 years of age or participating in a program with an Academic Affiliation Agreement on file with Mercy. This experience requires you to be enrolled in a school program unless you are seeking an unpaid internship or are a professional approved to do research at Mercy. To ensure you have correct access, the application and all requirements must be submitted at least 3 weeks prior to your start date. Please complete the Individual Learning Experience Application​​​​​​​
    Information Tech Mercy
    Information Technology

    As the technology backbone of Mercy, Mercy Technology Services (MTS) supports a broad array of services to help pioneer a new model of care. MTS' contributions include:

    • Building and managing Mercy’s gold star-rated Epic electronic health record
    • Conducting groundbreaking work in data analytics to improve patient care
    • Ensuring our patients have easy access to Mercy services through the MyMercy patient portal, our website, on-site systems and more
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    For their efforts, MTS was named one of the Best Hospital IT Departments by Healthcare IT NewsMTS' award-winning data analytics help reduce waste, manage health care's highest costs and support a model of care that keeps patients healthier.

    Mercy Virtual
    Mercy Virtual
     
    Mercy Virtual is transforming health care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year by creating new care models supported by telehealth teams and technology. Patients no longer have to physically seek out care or entirely reorient their lives to gain access to specialists. Virtual technology brings care to them.

    Working in a continuum that is consistent with life, we collaborate with bedside clinicians, primary providers and specialists to maximize patient data in real time. Together, we are now able to diagnose and intervene earlier. And with our teams supplementing the work of local caregivers by providing skillful monitoring and management, we’re closing gaps between incidents. Mercy Virtual is changing lives – and the health care system.
     
    Physicians
    Physicians
    When a low cost of living, amenity rich communities and state-of-the-art technology align with a mission to deliver exceptional health care, you know you’ve arrived at Mercy. We’ll afford you the opportunity to care for patients in need while we take care of the rest. At Mercy, you’ll receive a competitive compensation and benefits package while working with the area's finest physicians. Experience more. Experience Mercy!