Quality Programs Coordinator
Job Description RN RequiredOPEN TO CURRENT QUALITY MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES ONLY.Position Summary: The Quality Programs Coordinator is a key member of the Quality Management Department. The Quality Programs Coordinator will be charged with all facets for the American Heart Association programs (Stroke and Heart Failure) including growth and development, patient follow up, and clinical quality indicators. Additionally, he or she will have additional responsibilities related to quality improvement initiatives. This position requires communication and interaction with staff at all levels; internal and external to the organization to successfully carry out the evidence based practices, which positively impact the patients of Nanticoke Health Services, Inc. This position requires clinical leadership and will intermittently provide patient care assistance with stroke patients under the general direction of the Stroke Program Medical Director. While functioning within the guidelines of the Delaware State Nurse Practice Act, the Quality Programs Coordinator will demonstrate knowledge in the current concepts of his/her field, performing at a level of competence that allows independent thought and action. Education: Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing, BS degree in nursing or health related field preferred. Experience: Experience in leadership, management, and quality review. Experience with team development, facilitating communication, and team projects. A minimum of 3-5 years clinical experience (nursing or clinical combination) and 3-5 years performance improvement in health care preferred. Demonstrates sound knowledge of the interpretation and reporting of statistical and analytical data.Qualifications:MUST BE A CURRENT QUALITY MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEE. Active unrestricted RN license. This individual should demonstrate effective communication skills, be self-directed, a self-starter, and be willing to participate in multiple team driven projects. He or she will have computer skills, ability to implement new programs and critically think.