Catholic Health Initiatives RN-Quality Improvement Coordinator, Quality Risk and Safety in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky
RN-Quality Improvement Coordinator, Quality Risk and Safety
guidance of the Director/Manager of Quality and Patient Safety, the RN Quality
Improvement (QI) Coordinator supports system-wide improvement iniatives within
the facility to ensure effective and timely quality improvement activities
within a designated body of work, function, or specific clinical service line.
The RN QI Coordinator leads facility based evidence based practice (EBP)
Clinical Effectiveness teams using consistent standards and best practices to
improve patient outcomes. The position utilizes trended quality data and
analyzes to identify, design, plan and implement performance improvement
initiatives in quality, safety and service measures. The role also promotes
patient safety and participates in concurrent and retrospective monitoring of
National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) and other priority quality and safety
indicators. The RN QI Coordinator assists in maintaining a constant state of readiness
around accreditation, regulatory preparation, including disease specific
certification support. The RN QI Coordinator partners with nursing, physicians,
and ancillary leaders and is an active member and facilitator of quality
related committees focusing on improving care and outcomes. The position
partners with the Medical Staff Office in overseeing appropriateness and
quality of patient care through case review, peer review and the quality
management process. The position supports the physician/service line department
chairman with preparation of department meetings, identification of annual
goals and maintenance of service line care standards. The position facilitates
the establishment of a data driven culture in the clinical quality and
RN with state license to practice
required. Bachelors degree required. Bachelors degree in nursing preferred, but
will consider bachelors degree in other healthcare related field (ie:
healthcare administration, business administration). Masters degree preferred.
Nationally recognized quality-related certification (ie: CPHQ, PMP, CJCP, CPPS)
preferred. Working knowledge of National Quality Forum (NQF), Agency for
Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Institutes for Healthcare Improvement
(IHI) safety indicators, serious reporting events, safe medical practices, and
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) quality measures helpful.
Minimum of 3 years relevant clinical and quality work experience in a
healthcare setting. Experience in quality improvement principles, performance
improvement methodology, project management and change management preferred.
Knowledge of regulatory and accrediting standards and Medical Staff Office
preferred. Patient safety experience and work with High Reliability
Organizations/Systems a plus. Clinical knowledge and expertise in a clinical
service line specialty is preferred. Experience with Cerner, Allscripts,
Meditech and other EHR software systems a plus. Strong Information
Technology-informatics knowledge a plus.
Job Nursing - RN
Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-ST. MARY AND ELIZABETH HOSP.
Daily Schedule 1
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2017-R0128489