QA - RN Quality Improvement Specialist/Patient Safety, Fort Worth/Argyle

Location
Fort Worth, Texas
Salary
Commensurate with Experience + Benefits
Posted
Jun 19, 2018
Closes
Jul 19, 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Assists with the development and implementation of QI and safety initiatives under the guidance of the director, and is responsible for monitoring clinical processes and initiatives. Responsible for tracking and analyzing trends and outcome reports and advising management on areas for improvement.  Use tools to display data/evaluate processes Qualitative and quantitative data collection, management, analysis, and reporting.  Assists in providing organizational quality improvement and patient safety training. Assists in preparation of QA/UR/PI and Safety committee meetings. Assumes other related responsibilities as required.

 
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Operationally, the RN Quality Improvement Specialist reports to the Director of Quality Improvement Analytics and Patient Safety

 
 
REQUIREMENTS: 

  • 1)  Current Texas license to work as a Registered Nurse and a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.  
  • 2)  3 years experience in Quality Improvement preferred.   
  • 3)  Proficiency with computers and various programs, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as Microsoft Access databases.  
  • 4)  A working knowledge of data analysis tools and statistical programs preferred. 
  • 5)  Ability to interpret data to improve patient outcomes using appropriate mathematical tools. 
  • 6)  Ability to meet changing conditions and utilize critical thinking skills to analyze and interpret data.   7)  Ability to develop computerized presentations (i.e. Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access, Visio).
  • 8)  Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

 
Must have current RN licensure upon hire. 
 
OSHA TASK CATEGORY THREE: 

  • There is no anticipated risk of exposure to mucous membranes or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashed during the performance of the job.  Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by the employee when performing a task that is likely to cause exposure.

 
Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Health System policy.
 
Employee status:

  • Hourly

EOE

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