Quality Improvement Coordinator, RN - BSN

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 26, 2019
Closes
Apr 05, 2019
Ref
121346BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is seeking a Quality Improvement Coordinator-RN (BSN) for the Quality Management Department.

This is a full time day shift position.

Sentara Leigh Hospital is a Magnet Status, 250-bed facility featuring all patient-friendly private rooms and specializing in orthopedic, gynecological and urological services. Sentara Leigh offers a contemporary care environment for general medical/surgical and ambulatory services and is home to the orthopedic hospital, which has 48 beds dedicated to specialized orthopedic care. The hospital offers a full-service Emergency Room with a dedicated observation unit, Critical Care, GI, and Oncology services. It also encompasses a Family Maternity Center.

Market: Sentara is a Virginia and North Carolina based large healthcare provider that has been in business for over 125 years.

Award winning: Sentara has eleven Acute Care Facilities across the state of Virginia and one in Northeastern North Carolina; the people of the communities that we serve have nominated Sentara “Employer of Choice” for over 10 years. U.S. News and Report recognize Sentara as having the Best Hospitals for 15+ years.

Location: Centrally located between Downtown Norfolk and the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, just about 20 minutes away from each area.

If you would like to chat on line and just ask questions, please feel free to log into our Nurse Chat Monday through Friday from 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST.
Register to chat: https://app.brazenconnect.com/a/sentara/s/GlE1X/next (BSN)



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.

Responsibilities:

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.

Qualifications:

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

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