Quality Improvement Nurse

Atlanta, GA, United States of America
Nov 23, 2022
Dec 23, 2022
Full Time
Quality Improvement Nurse

Job Category: Service Contract Act

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: NACI

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: None

Type of Travel: None

What You'll Get to Do:

What You'll Get to Do

CACI seeks a Quality Improvement Nurse to join our team supporting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Healthcare Safety Network Program. You'll join a diverse team of award-winning epidemiologists, public health analysts, data analysts, and infection preventionists. The ideal candidate has experience working with and developing quality measures used to help measure or quantify healthcare processes, outcomes to provide high-quality health care and/or that relate to one or more quality goals for health care.

More About the Role
  • Serve as internal interface to represent the protocol and training team on different measure projects.
  • Work within the surveillance branch and externally with NHSN users to collect and analyze data and improve performance outcome indicators.
  • Ensure compliance with internal standards, need to be aware of measure requirements (ones in already in play, research to ensure there's no conflict with federal or state requirement).
  • Conduct literature reviews to support development of new measures or amendment of an existing one.
  • Assist in the design and management of systems to capture and track data on various performance indicators
  • Proficiency with quality improvement processes, systems, and tools e.g., Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) quality framework.
  • Participate/manage initiatives for improvement and evaluating the effectiveness of interventions by working with validation team to ensure that measures are collecting the appropriate data elements.
  • Interact with stakeholders to ensure analysis of the measure produces the outcome that is actionable
  • Collaborate with Surveillance Branch leadership
  • Coordinate on an ongoing and daily basis with contracted personnel from other vendors performing similar work in support of NHSN.

You'll Bring These Qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience working with meaningful measures initiative (e.g., CMS-HQI Program, AHRQ)
  • Work competency in electronic health records
  • Ability to obtain NACI clearance
  • Excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Highly organized with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Attention to details and problem-solving skills
  • 2 to 5 years in healthcare experience in hospital setting; with at least 1 year in hospital quality department
  • College degree (B.S.) in Nursing, Public Health, or a related discipline or equivalent professional experience will be considered in lieu of degree

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have

  • CIC
  • CPHQ certification
  • Relevant EHR certification (e.g., EPIC)
  • Informatics experience
  • Knowledge of the National Healthcare Safety Network

What We Can Offer You:

- We've been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation's highest priorities.

- For over 60 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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