RN Performance Improvement Manager
FutureCare Chesapeake is looking for the best of the best in RN Performance Improvement Manger to join our team. If you are looking to make a difference, love working with people and are a team player then we want you. FutureCare has been voted Top Workplace by the Baltimore Sun for several years in a row. The Performance Improvement Supervisor works as a leader and innovator in improving care and services by coordinating and managing performance improvement while overseeing nursing care, fiscal management, and human resource management, in conjunction with the Director of Nursing. This person may also serve as the risk manager and/or infection control coordinator for the facility. This position oversees the daily nursing operations of the facility. This position serves as the Director of Nursing in their absence.Performance Improvement - Responsible for the performance improvement (PI) program for the facility. Supports and/or supervises implementation of the PI program to assure compliance with federal/state regulations.Assists and oversees department heads in identifying and prioritizing aspects of care/services, indicators and problems to assure compliance.Collaborates with Department Heads to evaluate results of monitoring activities and ensures follow up action until desired thresholds or standards are achieved.Tracks identified departmental and multi-departmental problems until resolved.Develops and/or assists in improvement plans for deviations from standard.Identifies performance improvement issues and develops measures that address these areas.Assures annual calendar of PI activities is developed and followed.Assures appropriate use of all PI tools including Abaqis.Oversees or provides ongoing staff education in regards to the PI program. 10. Reviews admissions, readmissions, transfers and discharges to identify potential quality of care issues. 11. Reviews 24 hour report daily and follows up on any issues. 12. Reviews the Quality Indicator Profile monthly to identify outliers and assists in improvement plans for deviations from the standard. 13. Participates in monthly safety meeting. 14. Utilizes facility policies, procedures and protocols to optimize performance activities. 15. Upon approval of the Director of Nursing and Administrator, submits monthly summarized PI report to the appropriate Ombudsman. 16. Submits monthly PI report to the Regional Clinical Services Manager. Qualifications:Current Maryland RN licensureProgressive experience in acute or long term care setting and proven leadership ability.B.S. degree in nursing preferred Company Description: Picking a career path is a big decision. Deciding where to work is an equally important choice. We realize you have many options when it comes to selecting an employer, and believe FutureCare offers something special. We work hard to create positive work environments that are based on teamwork and offer continuous opportunities for our staff to grow and be fulfilled in their day-to-day work, both personally and professionally.