QUALITY IMPROVEMENT COORD

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Jun 15, 2017
Closes
Aug 26, 2017
Function
IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
We are seeking a full-time Quality Improvement Coordinator for our Cardiac Service Line at Sentara Heart Hospital.

Position Highlights:
    Employee Satisfaction: Hampton Road's chosen Employer of Choice for over 10 yearsStability: 125 plus years of no company layoffs. Career Growth: Position open due to employee relocation. We offer our employees yearly merit reviews, potential annual performance plus bonuses, and a competitive benefits program.Innovation: 112 inpatient bed with 45 procedural rooms. Featuring state of the art equipment in our quaternary care facility that is dedicated to improving safety, quality and health every day.Market: Sentara Heart Hospital is the #2 for Cardiology & Heart Surgery center in Virginia and #24 in the nation for best heart programs.Nursing Excellence: We were the first hospital in the region to become a Magnet® recognized hospital. Location: We are located in the Hampton Roads area surrounded by beaches, historic landmarks dating as far back as the Revolutionary War of 1776, top rated school systems, and seven cities full of life, events, and celebration.
What you will do:
    Will develop, coordinate, implement, evaluate and maintain quality improvement/assurance initiatives for our cardiac service line. Be a liaison to other cardiac areas within the health system.

The Quality Improvement Coordinator is responsible for providing project management and facilitation, as well as, clinical oversight and support for the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of quality improvement medical staff performance improvement and patient safety initiatives. This includes organizing relevant task forces, review of evidenced based literature/benchmarks, establishment of indicators for monitoring and evaluation of quality and appropriateness of care, continuous improvement, and achieving targeted goals as well as medical record review, occurrence/complaint investigation and tracking/trending medical staff performance.

Education Level
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree

Experience
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Communication, Coordination, Critical Thinking, Judgment and Decision Making, Microsoft Office, Project Management, Social Perceptiveness, Speaking, Technology/Computer, Writing

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
3 or more years of current experience in QI related activities preferred. Experience in a clinical area of an acute care facility with demonstrated leadership, teaching and QI/PI facilitation skills preferred. Knowledge and understanding of regulatory and accreditation agency standards preferred. Must be able to link the clinical effectiveness and clinical informatics arenas. Requires local travel and use of personal automobile. Requires flexibility in work schedule.