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RN- Quality Improvement

Company: Beaumont Health
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY:The Quality and Patient Safety Nurse Clinician utilizes clinical expertise to identify patient safety concerns or trends, assesses the medical group/hospital's quality of care, promotes patient safety throughout the continuum of care and leads teams to improve quality and patient safety. Is directly involved in medical group/hospital committees and process initiatives to assist leadership with creating process improvements designed to optimize care, quality and patient safety related performance improvement activities.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:1. Coordinates data collection, data analysis, trending and reporting to enhance patient care and safety improvements. Utilizes data to drive best practice for quality and safety improvements within and across care delivery settings.2. Monitors and analyzes incident reporting data entered into rL solutions. Implements through departmental facilitation and collaboration identified improvements based on rL reporting trend analysis.3. Investigates, facilitates and tracks the Root Cause Analysis work regarding serious safety events including the root cause development and action plan implementation monitoring from end to end.4. In conjunction with the site PSO and Director, organizes and conducts patient safety rounds in clinical care areas to: embed a culture of safety, identify safety improvement opportunities and establish support for safe clinical practice5. Responsible for analyzing and processing appropriate reports to provide the necessary data to meet pay-for-performance requirements.6. Assist department/physician leadership with standards and report interpretation and recognition of trends and PI opportunities7. Works independently with all levels of medical group/hospital management, (including Senior Administration), and Physician Chiefs with the purpose of assisting leaders to successfully achieve specific quality and patient safety targets.8. Educates leadership and medical staff regarding regulatory and accrediting requirements, industry guidelines and practices, and safety performance improvement initiative9. Provides clinical and performance improvement subject matter expertise to departments, medical staff and clinical operations.10. Initiates/participates in interdisciplinary projects to improve organizational performance related to quality and patient safety.11. Assists healthcare providers to progress with quality measures through the development and implementation of effective strategies and interventionsThis document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.STANDARD REQUIREMENTS:1. Supports the Mission, Value and Vision of Beaumont Health (BH). Demonstrates personal commitment through active involvement in the performance improvement process.2. Exhibits excellent customer service skills and behaviors toward internal and external customers and co-workers. Promotes positive public relations with patients/residents, family members, guests, and others.3. Supports and adheres to all Beaumont Health's customer service, service excellence, and performance standards. Supports and participates with all required compliance standards that may be department specific and/or identified by the organizations including in-service training, acceptable attendance, uniform and dress code.4. Adheres to HIPAA requirements and maintains confidentiality of all data, including patient/resident, employee and operations information.5. Supports and participates in a collaborative team-oriented environment - cooperates and works together with all co-workers, plans and completes job duties, uses appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations and follows up as appropriate regarding reported complaints, problems and concerns.6. Supports, cooperates with and demonstrates safe work practices and attitudes, follows safety rules - including universal precautions - reports and prevents/corrects unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participates in organizational and departmental safety programs.7. Completes all required compliance standards that may be department specific and/or identified by the organization.8. Maintains current licensure, registration and/or certification, as applicable, at all times.STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.A. Education / Training: --- Bachelor degree required. Master's degree in nursing, business or healthcare field preferred.B. Work Experience: --- 3 -5 years' experience in patient safety activities and/or clinical quality improvements required.C. Certification, Licensure, Registration: --- RN licensure required, certification in patient safety/process improvement preferred.D. Other Qualifications: --- Skilled in quality improvement principles and patient safety industry standards.WORKING CONDITIONS:A. Physical Effort: --- StrengthPosition requires ability to frequently push/pull up to 30 lb. objects with assist of others, occasional requires ability to lift objects more than 50 lbs. with others, constantly lift objects up to 20 lbs. And frequently lift up to 40 lbs. --- Manual DexterityPosition requires incumbent to constantly perform simple motor skills such as standing, walking and simple manipulative skills such as writing. Position requires incumbent to frequently perform moderately difficult manipulative skills such as positioning patients. --- CoordinationPosition requires incumbent to constantly perform gross body coordination such as walking. Frequently perform tasks which require hand-eye coordination such as assisting patients to eat, collections of specimens for transport to lab and tasks which require arm-hand steadiness such as taking patients temps and pulses. --- MobilityPositions requires incumbent to constantly walk and stand; occasionally sit for prolonged periods, frequently bend such as when caring for a patient in bed. --- Visual DiscriminationPositions requires incumbent to constantly see objects far away as in driving and see close objects such as reading thermometers. --- HearingPositions requires incumbent to constantly be able to hear normal sound with some background noise as in answering phone/intercom. Frequently be able to distinguish sound as in equipment alarms.B. Work Environment: --- Employee may be frequently exposed to electro-magnetic radiations as in VDTs. Occasionally exposed to hazardous material other than blood, body tissues, or fluids, dust, toxins, cytotoxions, chemical hazardous materials, bodily injuries, loud and/or unpleasant noises, high humidity, electrical hazards, or poisonous substances. Infrequently exposed to blood, body tissue, or fluids. Seldom exposed to fluctuations in temperature, grease, oil, and radiation. --- May be expected to travel between sites for this position.--- - - -Beaumont Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category. -

Keywords: Beaumont Health, Royal Oak , RN- Quality Improvement, Healthcare , Royal Oak, Michigan

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