Quality & Patient Safety Administrative Fellowship

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. 

Areas of Activity

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


  • 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