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Coordinator Quality/Patient Safety

Northside Hospital-Atlanta
Northside Hospital
Type Full time Posted 8/7/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/15/2014
GA - Georgia (All) - Atlanta Referral - n/a -    
Coordinator Quality/Patient Safety
Facility:Northside Hospital AtlantaDepartment:767A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT
Job ID #:52980Education Required:Bachelors Degree
Job Category:RN-Other SpecialtiesExperience Required:3 - 5 Years
Employment Type:Full - Time 


Imagine a place where you can improve lives every day -- this place is Northside Hospital. Join our team of medical professionals who offer a lifetime of care. As Georgia’s Most Preferred Hospital in Overall Healthcare Services for more than 16 consecutive years, we are the fastest-growing healthcare organization in the Southeast. We currently seek dynamic, skilled people to join our team of talented, award-winning staff. If you are a qualified, committed professional and are ready to work in a compassionate and innovative team environment, Northside is the place for you. Start your journey with us today!
 Northside Hospital-Atlanta provides compassionate care for all stages of life and serves as a market leader in Women's Services, Maternity and Newborn Services, Surgery, Robotic Surgery and Cancer Care. We are proud to be voted "Atlanta's Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Care Needs" for more than 16 years. As a 537-bed, not-for-profit, full-service community hospital, we are committed to balancing clinical excellence with compassionate care and are dedicated to providing a Lifetime of Care to our community. Join our team and start making a difference with us today!
 Northside Hospital is committed to patient safety, quality service and continuous improvement.  Our Quality Improvement (QI) Department  works to advance learning and system-wide improvements throughout the hospital, various outpatient sites, and the communities we serve.  The program is a comprehensive effort that addresses Northside Hospital's dimensions of quality, including: clinical and service excellence, patient safety, continuous readiness, and operational efficiency.  The Department improves health care provider and system performance through Departmental and Medical Staff peer review, maintaining a program of continuous compliance with Joint Commission standards, AHRQ patient safety measures, and utilizing data from department-specific QI initiatives to guide performance improvement efforts.
 The Coordinator of Quality/Patient Safety will be responsible for assisting the Director and Vice President of Quality Improvement, with hospital wide projects and goals. Provides oversight for Quality and Patient Safety for NSH locations, external to the main campus. This includes regulatory requirements for NSF locations. Maintains high standards and works on interdisciplinary teams, task forces, and committees to achieve best possible outcomes for patients.  Will travel to all 3 campuses as needed.

Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing or health care related field. Minimum of 3 years combined experience in health care field in the following functions: Quality Improvement or JCAHO coordination, either in hospital or ambulatory settings. Minimum of 3 years experience in data analysis and report writing. Provides clear, concise written and verbal communication skills, organizational ability, objective judgment, self-direction and motivation. Ability to function effectively with a wide variety of disciplines, including physicians and nurses. Make presentations on topics related to quality and regulatory issues. Able to participate as part of a team to accomplish an assigned project.

Nursing degree strongly preferred


Why choose Northside? Northside supports our employees’ professional and personal growth. We foster an environment that promotes work/life balance. We embrace diversity. We care about you. If you are ready to advance your career, apply online today to join Northside’s team!

Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status or military service, or any other characteristic protected by federal law or Georgia law..