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Quality Professional - Quality Management - Full Time (1.0) - Day

Department:  QUALITY MANAGEMENT - SEMC (CC 5010079)

Position 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 abstracts, supports Medical Staff committees and various departments of the organization in quality improvement efforts.

Major 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 organization.
  • Participation in Clinical Quality Value Analysis process as directed, for example, product/service introduction (internal/external), investigation, analysis, education, conversion and issues.

Education / Qualification:

  • Registered Nurse licensed in State of New York
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing or health-related field required (will consider candidates actively pursuing this degree on an individual basis).
  • Minimum of three (3) years clinical experience, with knowledge of pathophysiology, treatment of disease and patient management.
  • Knowledge of Quality Management, Performance Improvement and Utilization Management requirements and methodologies; including data abstraction and analysis is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills for communication with Administration, Medical Staff, Nursing, accrediting and regulatory agencies and ancillary support services.

Nearest Major Market: Utica