Nursing Quality Specialist
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.
|The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the nation's leading orthopaedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopaedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopaedic program in New York City. HJD is consistently ranked among the leading orthopaedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopaedic Surgery Rheumatology Neurology Radiology.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nursing Quality Specialist. In this role, the successful candidate supports the department of Nursing Quality and Safety programs. Provides quality improvement facilitation and support for nursing staff and multidisciplinary teams, undertaking improvement initiatives. Collaborates with members of ENC, Quality Council with assessment of the learning needs of nursing staff as they pertain to quality and performance improvement; assists with the provision of education and mentoring in the methods and tools of rapid cycle and continuous quality improvement. Supports evidence based practice and nursing research within the Departments of Nursing. Participates in monitoring of regulatory compliance, identifies opportunities for improvement, and assists patient care units with development and implementation of improvement strategies. Participates in occurrence reviews as requested, complaint investigation, RCAs, and FMEAs and assists in facilitation of the corrective action plans with nursing leadership and Directors. Assists with benchmarking activities through National Database for Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI), University Healthsystem Consortium (UHC) and other organizations as appropriate
To qualify you must have a Licensure: Registered Professional Nurse in the State of New York; Education: Bachelor's in Nursing: Master's in nursing or related field required or in progress. Minimum of 5 years of recent clinical experience in acute care nursing with demonstrated leadership skills.Competencies: Excellent writing, editing, and graphic skills; excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills; attention to detail; possesses performance improvement methodology; self-directed, understanding of change management, professional practice, project management, and current issues and trends in nursing and health care; Computer expertise in Microsoft Office applications and expertise in analyzing, interpreting and presenting data using graphs, tables, etc. Certification in specialty area required.Membership in relevant professional organizations. Physical stamina, manual dexterity, visual and aural acuity to perform responsibilities. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center 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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