RN, Quality Improvement Specialist

Location
Atlanta, GA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 25, 2018
Closes
May 25, 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Description
The Quality Improvement Specialist will be responsible for serving as a resource on continuous quality improvement and regulatory requirements for the hospital and medical staff. Prepares and ensures accuracy or reports and communicates quality improvement information and activities to appropriate committees, teams, and task forces for the hospital and medical staff. Serves as a communication link from committees, teams, and task forces to the medical staff. Maintains quality data for medical staff reappointment.
Position Requirements
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and a minimum of 3 years experience in a health care field with 1 year of experience related to quality improvement. Good oral and written communication skills. Good organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Ability to function effectively with a wide variety of disciplines, including physicians and nurses. Ability to provide presentations on topics related to quality and regulatory issues. Able to participate as part of a team to accomplish an assigned project.

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 8a-4:30p

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: Yes

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Our team members report that our state-of-the-art environment, work/life balance, reputation as a leader both locally and nationally, continuing education offerings, growth opportunities, and pay/benefits/pension plan are why they chose --- and chose to stay with --- Northside Hospital.
Contact us today to learn more about careers at Northside.
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Service Area Overview
Extraordinary quality

The Quality Improvement Department at Northside Hospital is committed to patient safety, quality service, and continuous improvement. Here in QI, we work to advance learning and system-wide improvements throughout the hospital, various outpatient sites, and the communities we serve.

Quality Improvement at Northside is a comprehensive effort that addresses numerous dimensions of quality including: clinical and service excellence; patient safety; continuous readiness; and operational efficiency. Our Department improves health care provider and system performance by maintaining a
program of continuous compliance with Joint Commission standards, by following AHRQ patient safety measures, through departmental and medical staff peer review, and by utilizing data from department-specific QI initiatives to guide performance improvement efforts.

We are proud to have been voted “Atlanta's Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Care Needs" by consumers for more than 16 years, and expect to continue to raise the quality bar for years to come.

Do you have the focus and experience to impact our team and support our community?
Then find your extraordinary side with us today!

As part of Northside Hospital, we balance excellence with support, enable work/life balance and
continuing education, and offer great pay, benefits, and a pension plan. For information on rewarding QI
careers with Northside Hospital, ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the Top 25 Places to Work in the
US, contact us today.
Facility Overview
Northside Hospital

Discover what’s possible.
See what’s inside.

Discovering what’s possible at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia --- it’s something our patients and team members do every day. Our reputation as one of Georgia’s fastest growing healthcare institutions and our state-of-the-art, award-winning work environment are well-known. But what resonates most
with our people is the way we balance clinical excellence with compassionate care, support real work/life balance, and how close they feel to their co-workers.

Our 537-bed, not-for-profit, full-service hospital does more than serve our community. We’re a market leader in Women's Services, Maternity and Newborn Services, Surgery, Robotic Surgery, and Cancer Care.
Proud to have been voted “Atlanta's Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Care Needs" by
consumers for more than 16 years. We are pleased to offer our people great pay, benefits, and a pension plan.

We are a state-of-the-art setting for opportunity, top quality health care, and you.

Ready to make a difference --- and a better living?
Find your extraordinary side with Northside Hospital today.

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