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Westat-Healthcare Researcher-Quality Improvement

3313BR – Healthcare Researcher-Quality Improvement

Westat currently has positions available in a multidisciplinary research group working to support a national network that is aimed at accelerating interprofessional improvement science in a systems context. Activities will occur across multiple hospital sites related to health care service delivery, quality, and patient safety improvement.  A minimum of 2 years of postgraduate research experience in clinical quality improvement/evidence-based health care information is essential. A background in one or more of the following research topics is desirable: health care quality and safety; dissemination and adoption of best practices. Successful candidates will have strong writing and project management skills and a thorough knowledge and use of various research methods, with experience in developing and implementing QI tools or programs in health care environments. Requires strong teamwork collaboration, writing, and interpersonal skills.

An R.N. plus a master’s degree in nursing, social sciences, public health, or health services research is required; a Ph.D. is preferred.

To apply go to www.westat.com/jobs and enter the job ID 3313BR in the space provided.