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Job Summary

The Quality Professional is a Registered Nurse with clinical experience in Med/Surg, Critical Care and other acute care services that functions as a reviewer, data abstractor, and supports Medical Staff committees and various departments of the organization in quality improvement efforts. In this position, you will be responsible for identifying and reporting to the NYS Department of Health and conducting root cause analysis to discover problems and offer solutions. 

Candidates are required to be a Registered Nurse licensed in State of New York and have a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or a relevant healthcare-related field, as well as a minimum of three years clinical experience with a working knowledge of pathophysiology, treatment of disease and patient management. The ideal candidate also has experience and knowledge of Quality Management, Performance Improvement and Utilization Management requirements and methodologies. 

This is an exciting time for MVHS as we prepare for our 2023 move into The Wynn Hospital, a new, state-of-the-art hospital in downtown Utica. You will be joining a team of nearly 4,800 clinical and healthcare professionals and will be provided opportunities to advance your career. MVHS is committed to creating an environment that supports professional nursing practice and excellence in patient care, become part of the team taking care of our community today! 

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Identification and reporting of NYPORTS events to the Department of Health, and conducting Root Cause Analysis including interviewing involved person(s), literature searches and completing the Framework.
  • Data abstraction, analysis and reporting of information to the appropriate departments/meetings.
  • Assisting physicians, managers, nursing and Administration in decision-making based on the data and information.
  • Analyzing and interpreting data and assisting physicians, hospital directors, Administration and others in decision-making based on that data.
  • Recognizing trends and trackable events, and reporting identified information to the appropriate leaders.
  • Concurrently and retrospectively monitoring and assessing the quality of care delivered by physicians, nurses and ancillary support services using specific approved criteria.
  • Recognizing potential variances in care and coordinating peer reviews.
  • Conducting, coordinating and facilitating Root Cause Analysis and Failure Modes Effect Analysis.
  • Functioning as a team member and supporting Performance Improvement activities throughout the organization
  • Maintaining a high degree of accuracy, recognizing patterns and trends in events and reporting identified information to the appropriate leaders.
  • Participation as an Internal Auditor monitoring processes throughout the organizatio
  • Participation in Clinical Quality Value Analysis process as directed, for example, product/service introduction (internal/external), investigation, analysis, education, conversion and issues

Job Details

Req Id    82601 
Shift   Days
Shift Hours Worked    8.50 
FTE    1.066667 
Work Schedule    SALARIED GENERAL 
Employee Status    A1 - Full-Time 
Union  Non-Union

Education/Experience Requirements

Required:  Bachelors Degree in Nursing or health-related field (will consider candidates actively pursuing this degree on an individual basis).

Required:  Minimum of three (3) years clinical experience, with knowledge of pathophysiology, treatment of disease and patient management.

Preferred: Knowledge of Quality Management, Performance Improvement and Utilization Management requirements and methodologies; including data abstraction and analysis is preferred.

Licensure/Certification Requirements

Required:  Registered Nurse licensed in State of New York

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.


Nearest Major Market: Utica