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Northwell Health Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist in Riverhead, New York

Req Number 117379

Job Description

Participates in interdisciplinary and process improvement teams to identify potential future uses of the information systems and potential improvements in the current use of the systems. Serves as a nursing informatics resource, to individuals and teams within Patient Care Services.

Job Responsibility

  • Knowledgeable of Performance Improvement methodology used within the organization.

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of trends and advances in Nursing Informatics, as well as new developments in hardware and software technology; uses this knowledge in supporting users and process teams.

  • Participates in preparation of Performance Improvement reports for care services presentation at committee meeting; reports to Hospital Quality Management for external benchmarking as needed.

  • Assists in conducting focus studies to measure and assess patient care services' process stability and the achievement of patient outcomes and organizational goals.

  • Assists in coordinating investigations of state reportable incidents/complaints, sentinel events, citations and data collection for corrective actions.

  • Participates in special projects related to quality issues; assists in recommendations and coordinating implementation of plan of corrective action; assists in preparing monthly variance reports for the leadership, physicians, and other hospital personnel as needed Presents patient specific issues and other concerns to appropriate leadership and Performance Improvement Committees for resolution of conflicts.

  • Uses office technology and data base systems to perform functions of the job; creates documents for formal presentations and storyboards.

  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

  • BSN nursing degree, required. Current License to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State required, plus specialized certifications as needed

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse OR as a Nurse Practitioner in New York State OR current Licensed Registered Physician Assistant by New York State Department of Education, required.

  • One-three (1-3) years clinical experience including general knowledge of QM principles, NYPORTS and JCAHO requirements.

*Additional Salary Detail

The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

The salary range for this position is $79,880-$136,340/year

It is Northwell Health’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all applicants and employees equally regardless of their age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital or familial status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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