Quality Coordinator, RN
Work Hours: M-F 40 hrs per week
The Quality Coordinator works with the Director of Care Management to plan, organize, direct, and lead the personnel and work process of the quality improvement program. Scope of responsibly encompasses all settings of the health care system. The coordinator will have intimate familiarity with the key elements of the executive strategic plan. The coordinator has detailed understanding and can skillfully use the techniques of system design, reengineering, project management, quality improvement, outcomes measurement, and statistical analysis. Monitors and reports clinical performance improvement activities. Works with the Executive Team, Department Managers and Medical Staff leadership to identify, focus, and support clinical improvement efforts. Facilitates clinical accreditation and certification activities including working continuously on compliance with clinical standards and educating stake holders on intent and compliance with standards.
Education: Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in a Healthcare field.
Experience: Ability to maintain high standards of confidentiality with highly sensitive information. Clinical experience in a hospital or healthcare setting is preferred. Ability to work effectively under stress of meeting deadlines and responding to change. Abilities must include a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail, and organization skills. Ability to relate well with department directors, hospital staff, physicians, outside agency staff, and community members. Proficient in word processing, spreadsheet creation, graphing, and data input, specifically with MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access computer programs. Ability to learn and navigate other software programs such as CPSI, CMS Cart, Risk Web and MCN ellucid Policy Manager. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or ability.
Licenses/Certification: Maintenance of current CPR or BLS. CPHQ preferred.