Quality Improvement Nurse - Part-Time

Location
Harrisonburg, VA
Posted
Sep 10, 2018
Closes
Oct 19, 2018
Function
IT, QA Engineer, Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Part Time
Job Description: The Quality Improvement Nurse is responsible for supporting system-wide improvement initiatives within the hospital to ensure effective and timely performance improvement. Coordinates performance improvement activities including medical record review, occurrence/complaint investigation and tracking. Assists with quality improvement studies/activities as requested. Participates in data collection, trending, and analysis of indicators for monitoring and evaluation of quality , appropriateness and timeliness of care/service and customer satisfaction. Participates in accreditation surveys/inspections. Education Level
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree

Experience
Required: Acute Care - Previous experience, Healthcare - 2 years

Preferred: 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

Sentara RMH Medical Center is hiring a part time RN (Registered Nurse) in our Patient Safety and Quality Department. This position is specific to chart abstraction in our Bariatric Program.

Experience
  • Prefer a minimum one year experience in a hospital surgery department or surgery clinic or with clinical research or medical records.
  • Clinical chart review and abstraction experience required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, basic anatomy, physiology, and disease process is required.
  • Computer and Internet experience required. Knowledge and comfort with Microsoft Office products is essential for success in this position (Word and Excel experience is required; PowerPoint experience strongly preferred).
  • Database management and data entry experience preferred.
  • Quality improvement or patient safety knowledge and experience preferred.

Position Overview - Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Clinical Reviewer
  • Key responsibility is to collect and submit accurate, complete, and timely data to the MBSAQIP Data Registry Platform. This task is accomplished through high-quality data compilation, documentation, and entry of 100 percent of metabolic and bariatric procedures performed at the Center into the MBSAQIP Data Registry Platform.
  • Works closely with the members of the metabolic and bariatric and general surgery departments to identify opportunities for clinical quality improvement and other special projects that may be identified.
  • Build relationships and gain alignment for clinical support and be able to articulate questions to receive an appropriate level of support from superiors and peers.
  • Interact with all members of the bariatric surgical team and administrative staff in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Manage data entry deadlines and center's accreditation processes as necessary.
Sentara OverviewRecently named a Top 15 Health System for 2018 by IBM Watson Health, Sentara is one of the most progressive and integrated healthcare organizations in the country. We are dedicated to providing leading medical experts, outstanding support teams, advanced technology and continuous innovation to meet our mission of improving health every day of the patient we serve.

Sentara Benefits
As the third largest employer in Virginia, Sentara Healthcare was named by Forbes Magazine as one of America's best large employers. We offer a variety of amenities to our employees, including, but not limited to:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Annual Leave, Sick Leave
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement funds with matching contribution
  • Supplemental insurance policies, including legal, Life Insurance and AD&D among others
  • Work Perks program including discounted movie and theme park tickets among other great deals
  • Opportunities for further advancement within our organization

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For information about our employee benefits, please visit:
https://www.sentaracareers.com/employment-benefits/

Join our team! We are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development and growth!

Other
Requires strong knowledge base in areas of clinical care and quality improvement. Requires flexibility in work schedule.

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