Large Academic Medical Center Seeks Quality Program Manager
This position reports to the Senior Director of Quality who has dual campus oversight of Nursing Quality.
Requires a BSN with a Masters preferred
This is an opportunity with a dynamic organization that is recognized for excellence.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
- Establishes mechanisms for using data to drive improvements in quality of patient care and outcomes through evidence-based practice
- Assists Department of Nursing staff, and performance improvement teams, to comply with Hospital institutional processes for conducting and reporting quality activities
- Provides education and consultation to internal and external constituents regarding quality and outcomes management activities
- Ensures that data is disseminated throughout the nursing organization, and assist nursing staff to interpret and use data to improve care or resolve identified problems
- Develops and implements the use of an institutional set of nursing sensitive outcome indicators to monitor and improve care
- Facilitates performance improvement activities of department and interdisciplinary teams
- Coordinates or conducts interdisciplinary performance improvements that impact patient care delivery from multiple services across the continuum of care
- Promotes the integration and coordination of quality and outcomesmanagement initiatives across sites, disciplines, and levels of care
- Coordinates and delivers professional data driven presentations to enhance the communication about quality and achieved outcomes and goals for improvement.
- Coordinates data to support the Model Components of the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program
Clinical Practice Management
- Participates in development and implementation of professional and hospital standards to support outcomes based care and scholarly, research based practice consistent with the medical center's mission.
- Evaluates the impact of changes in clinical practice and supports innovation to improve care delivery and resources in the environment of practice.
- Facilitates the development of interdisciplinary clinical pathways, standards of care, and process improvement activities to evaluate the impact of programs and initiatives on clinical outcomes and customer satisfaction and the hospital mission.
- Facilitates the utilization of research and evidence based practice in the change process.
- Acts as a resource to nursing staff related to nursing quality as an approach to meet the needs of patient-family focused care in inpatient and outpatient areas.
- Serves as chair of the Nursing Quality Improvement Steering Committee and member of hospital and medical center quality committees
- Participates in the Magnet Redesignation Process with evidence for the Magnet componets.
- Participates with other departmental leaders in the medical center and hospital decision-making structures and processes.
- Participates in strategic planning initiatives and formulates annual goals that support the goals of the hospital and patient care.
- Participates with other leaders to ensure the environment of care is compliant with internal standards and external regulatory standards.
- Represents the Department of Nursing on hospital committees and teams
- Presents data related to performance improvement/quality indicators using advanced computer technologies/media.
- Participates in nursing professional organizations and supports same in clinical nursing leadership.
- Participates in public speaking publishing and creating an environment for scholarly, professional nursing practice.
- Serves as consultant for other healthcare organizations on pertinent health care issues.
- Maintains awareness of current trends and legislation affecting the nursing profession and healthcare delivery.
- Treats co-workers, patients and families with dignity and respect
- Is open and responsive to the diverse backgrounds and experience of other people, and promotes an environment that is sensitive to cultural diversity.
New York State License as a registered professional nurse with current registratio
Bachelors degree in Nursing; Master’s degree in Nursing or health related field.
Demonstrated expertise in her/his clinical practice area and project management.
Computer skills: Advanced level of computer skills such as Excel, Access, Powerpoint
Physical stamina, dexterity, visual and aural acuity to perform responsibilities.
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