2 years of relevant nursing experience and 2 years of relevant quality improvement experience required.
2+ years of recent experience in Level I or II trauma center with trauma surgical intensive care or ED nursing experience strongly preferred. Trauma Registry experience preferred. 1+ years of recent experience as PI Coordinator, Clinical Quality Specialist, or Trauma Program Manager preferred.
Summary: Measures, analyzes, and facilitates improvement in clinical performance and outcomes.
FTE Status: Full Time
Responsibilities: Identifies key clinical quality and patient safety measures. Promotes the use of appropriate measures for clinical services. Uses the results of quality improvement activities to initiate changes in patient care practices and in the healthcare delivery system. Prioritizes and executes performance improvement plans related to clinical performance. Performs documentation and process analysis, identifies clinical best practices and works with stakeholders to improve processes. Assists with the development, piloting, use, and validation of data collection methodologies. Serves as a resource for developing indicators for studies and projects. Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Credentials: Essential: * Registered Nurse
Other information: Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program . Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Relevant certification as determined at position level. Minimum Experience: 2 years of relevant nursing experience and 2 years of relevant quality improvement experience.
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
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Internal Number: 13310
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