Job Type:

Performance Improvement Specialist Hospice Care

JOB-ID: 2019-71808

Job Title Category Location Job Type Posted
Performance Improvement Specialist Hospice Care Nursing Walnut Creek, California 94598 Full-Time 04-10-2019

VITAS Healthcare is the nation's leading provider of end-of-life care


Join our Dynamic Team as Performance Improvement Specialist

  • Full Time position
  • Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
  • This position will be based at our East Bay Program located in Walnut Creek, CA

The Performance Improvement Specialist is responsible for providing support for quality assessment and performance improvement activities which includes quality monitoring, evaluation and facilitation of performance improvement projects. Assists with education assessments and activities. Facilitates compliance with Medicare/Medicaid regulations, state licensure laws, VITAS policies, and applicable regulatory/accrediting body. Participates in company-wide quality initiatives. Assists with program-based response to medical record requests.


Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
  • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Affinity Program



  • Qualified candidates must be credentialed and licensed (as required) health care professional preferred.
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality preferred.
  • Knowledge of hospice operations and performance improvement concepts preferable.
  • Experience with data collection, basic statistics and statistical measurement tools, and data analysis.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and facilitation skills. Must be organized and detail oriented.
  • Experience with spreadsheet and word processing programs.


  • Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.

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