Performance Improvement Specialist 1-RN (CoE)

St. Luke's Health System - Boise, ID

St. Luke’s is a nationally recognized leading healthcare organization where people like you drive our success. We are currently searching for a Performance Improvement Specialist- 1 RN to join our Quality Center of Excellence (CoE). The Performance Improvement Specialist implements performance improvement and quality programs and is focused on working with data, analytics and metrics. This position is seeking a candidate who is knowledgeable in data analytics, nursing and Lean Six Sigma.

Coordinates performance improvement initiatives and leads teams in performance improvement activities using PI tools and techniques and applying nursing practice, skills, concepts, and/or methodologies.
Assists staff and leaders with data analysis to identify meaningful performance improvement opportunities, measure performance, and establish measurable performance goals.
Collaborates with medical staff, employees, leaders and teams to test, implement, and sustain successful improvements.
Applies performance improvement science, tools and techniques to moderately complex issues and problems.
Is actively involved in improvement efforts that impact quality and patient safety, particularly those that impact quality and patient safety, particularly those that support system strategic initiatives.
Participates in professional development opportunities to enhance subject matter expertise in improvement science, tools, and techniques.

Required Criteria

Nursing Degree
2 years’ relevant experience
Current RN license in the state of practice

Preferred Criteria

Lean Six Sigma
Data Analytics experience

If you’re looking for a place where you can grow in your personal life, in your career, and in your community, St. Luke’s may be just the place for you.

A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life- changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.

With multiple locations in the beautiful southern and central Idaho, our mild, four season climate means you can play outdoors year-round. Whether you prefer leisurely walks along the river or heart-pounding climbs up a sheer cliff- there is always something to do after work. An exciting mix of urban and outdoor life defines Idaho’s culture, you can ski in the morning and watch a college sporting event at night. It is a great state to raise a family and forge lasting relationships. The cost of living is low, and quality of life is high.

Join a team where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and hospital-supported on-going training and education. Picture yourself here!


  • St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.