Sep 29, 2022

RN Quality Improvement Coordinator

  • Upstate Nursing
  • Syracuse, NY, USA

Job Description

RN Quality Improvement Coordinator

Job no: 71304
Department: CG-Quality Services
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: TH Staff Associate, NSSL4
Bargaining Unit: UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Registered Nurses, Management & Professional

Job Summary: The RN Quality Improvement Coordinator is responsible for Quality Improvement activities at both an institutional as well as departmental level which includes coordinating efforts with key stakeholders such as physicians, nurses, ancillary staff and Information Technology. Demonstrates the ability to analyze data and facilitate the design, development, and implementation of process improvement initiative based on the findings. Assists in the coordination of DNV and Department of Health activities related to performance improvement standards. Supports departmental quality improvement and specific quality improvement projects. Supports institutional quality improvement initiatives as they relate to key clinical outcomes (example: mortality, readmissions, length of stay, patient experience). Ensures action plans from failure mode and effects analysis and root cause analyses are implemented and monitoring of follow up activities occurs and is reported back as required. Supports departmental/ service line dashboards and analysis of practices for process improvements. Provides expertise for clinical performance improvement projects and reviews as related to patient safety, patient outcomes, patient safety indicators and disease management. Assists with RN Patient Safety Coordinator activities if needed.
Minimum Qualifications:

NYS licensed/registered (or eligible) RN required. Bachelors degree in a health related field and 3 years of post-licensure acute care RN experience required OR Associates degree in Nursing and 5 years of post-licensure acute care RN experience required. Must be competent in Microsoft Office products, clinically competent, possess excellent communication skills-both verbal & written, and have excellent customer service skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Nursing or related field preferred.

Work Days:

Monday-Friday, days

Message to Applicants: This position has been reposted, originally posted on 2/10/2022.
Recruitment Office: Human Resources
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