RN Quality Improvement / Quality Assurance Coordinator II - Quality Services

Location
Takoma Park, MD
Posted
Feb 05, 2018
Closes
Feb 19, 2018
Function
IT, QA Engineer, Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
AdvertisementAdventist Healthcare

- A premier healthcare system

- A compassionate mission of healing

- Dynamic Maryland/Washington D.C. market

We are a non-profit network of healthcare providers based in Rockville, Maryland. At Adventist HealthCare, you will find a clear passion for caring for the whole person and a progressive faith-based mission. Pursue Excellence. Practice with Compassion.

If you enjoy impacting hospital quality and performance improvement efforts as it relates to Patient Safety, Regulatory Compliance and Accreditation bring your passion and experience as a Quality Improvement professional to Washington Adventist Hospital, located in beautiful Takoma Park, Maryland.

Our commitment to treat the minds, bodies and spirits of all of our patients is what makes us unique. As we prepare to move to our new hospital (opening in 2019 in White Oak, MD), share your desire to give our patients and employees the best experience by being a Quality & Performance improvement advisor to clinical departments, Wound Care, and Pharmacy.

Candidate will facilitate focused quality and performance improvement efforts in accordance with AHCs documented Performance Improvement System (DMAIC) for assigned departments, units and committees. Effectively lead projects and project teams to ensure timely, fiscally sound quality improvement projects.

Will share National, Regional, Local and Internal Best Practices amongst team members and departments. Candidate will conduct/ facilitate Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for issues identified that impact the care and safety of the patient.

Will be able to provide one-on-one customer service and area-specific coaching to assigned departments regarding Tracer findings, compliance with regulatory requirements (e.g. TJC, CMS, Maryland Office of Healthcare Quality (OHCQ), Maryland Healthcare Commission (MHCC)) and education/ awareness of Sentinel Events/ alerts from TJC and CMS.

In addition to 3 years of nursing project management experience in the health care industry, you will need your Maryland RN license, Masters preferred or Bachelors Degree in Nursing, American Heart BLS/CPR, and CPHQ certification is preferred.

Work Schedule

For this position, you will be working 8-hour, day shifts, Monday thru Friday. No weekends or Holidays required.

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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