Coordinator of Quality Improvement

Location
Brooklyn, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11/29/2017
Closes
12/21/2017
Specialty
Risk Mgmt / UR / QA
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
 

As one of the nation's premier centers of excellence in patient care, medical education and biomedical research, NYU Langone Health (NYULH) provides a professional environment in which nurses can perform at their best and excel in their careers. Each and every day, is a new opportunity to learn, to grow, and to be a part of what makes us world-class.

 
 

NYULH nurses can choose from many clinical services and programs to begin or mature a professional career path that can span decades. The many opportunities that are available for nurses at all levels, from new Baccalaureate RN graduates to Advanced Practice Nurses, offer the ability to deliver world class nursing care in an intellectually-stimulating academic environment. Nurses at NYULH also demonstrate their professional practice through participation in the various councils that govern the practice of nursing, the quality of our care, and the discovery of new knowledge.

 
  NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The medical center is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Health's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Coordinator of Quality Improvement.
In this role, the successful candidate The Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinator, under the direction of the Trauma Program Manager, assists the Trauma Medical Director in coordinating and improving the quality of trauma care through the continuum of care. He/she collaborates with the TMD and TPM to plan, implement and evaluate trauma care through the Trauma Performance Improvement and Patient Safety Plan

Job Responsibilities:
  • Maintains and monitors compliance with all of the American College of Surgeons and statewide trauma system regulatory requirements.
  • Assists in maintaining the ACS Level 1 Trauma Center criteria
  • Assists in facilitating the Performance Management plan. Monitors, evaluates and trends patient care outcomes and other performance indicators.
  • Assists the Trauma Medical Director and Trauma Program Manager in the development, implantation, and evaluation of a quality plan which is multidisciplinary and patient-outcomes focused
  • Assists in communication of pertinent Performance Improvement data to intra-inter departments. Develops strategies for effective change.
  • Assists in the development of quality indicators and departmental reports. Identifies appropriate data sources and benchmarks to evaluate progress.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • To qualify you must have a Registered Nurse (RN) with a Bachelors Degree in Nursing, and 1 or 2 years clinical nursing experience (Emergency Department or Intensive Care Unit)
  • Maintains a license to practice in the state of New York
  • Accrues a minimum of 16 hours of (internal or external) trauma related continuing education per year

Required Licenses: Registered Nurse License-NYS

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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