Coordinates evidenced based medicine and performance improvement activities of the clinical staff. These activities include Core Measures, IHI initiatives and other quality initiatives that are underway in the facility. Responsible for concurrent record review, data collection and staff education regarding evidence based medicine. Participates in public reporting and Center of Excellence quality improvement initiatives. Participates in committees associated with Core measures and other quality initiatives as needed. Serves as consultant to the Medical Staff Committees and Department Managers. Coordinates with physicians in real time and retrospectively on evidence based medicine compliance. Participates and assist in the overall hospital wide PI activities and Accreditation program for the hospital. Any other duty as assigned.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING, and/or EXPERIENCE
Experience in hospital based nursing, and / or Core Measures coordination / PI experience required. Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Georgia required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
REQUIRED LICENSES and CERTIFICATIONS
Licensed in the State of Georgia as a Registered Nurse.
OTHER REQUIRED SPECIAL SKILLS and KNOWLEDGE
Must be able to deal effectively with management, administration, medical staff and ancillary departments. Able to act as a group facilitator and set priorities for action. Uses goal-directed approach in project management. Excellent computer skills including word, excel, PowerPoint and knowledge in statistical tools and spreadsheets.
Must be able to perform effectively in a stressful and fast paced work environment. Must have the ability to prioritize appropriately. Must be detail oriented and have the capacity to effectively multitask throughout the work shift. Must have excellent communication skills and the capacity to interact professionally with a variety of “customers”, including but not limited to patients, families, co-workers, volunteers, and physicians throughout the work shift. Must possess the ability to function independently, yet productively as a cooperative team member with various work teams associated with the position. Must be compliant, with a willingness to follow all Hospital policies as well as the established practices, protocols and procedures of the position, department and applicable professional standards.