RN, Patient Safety Quality Coordinator

Atlanta, GA
May 07, 2018
Jun 06, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Description
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.
Position Requirements
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.

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 8a-4:30p

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: Yes

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

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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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