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RN Compliance Performance Improvement

Company: Franciscan System Services
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewIn 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region's most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the companyPaid Time Off (PTO)Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible health spending accounts (FSA)Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsTuition Assistance for career growth and developmentCare@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyVoluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify TheftAdoption AssistanceWellness ProgramResponsibilitiesJob Summary:This role coordinates regulatory compliance, performance improvement, and risk reduction initiatives/processes for a clinical service line or regional function at all locations to address and strengthen patient safety, utilization of clinical resources, and achievement of desired clinical outcomes that facilitate achievement of overall financial goals and business/patient satisfaction objectives. Incumbents serve as project manager for a variety of management-level work teams, providing support, expertise, quality literature, theories of innovation and guidance in: 1) the application of accepted clinical quality improvement methodologies/tools; 2) data collection and statistical/operational analysis; 3) outcomes measurement; 4) risk assessment and reduction measures; 5) research and establishment of best practices; 6) documenting and implementing process improvements; 7) evaluating desired vs. actual clinical effectiveness, reporting outcomes at monthly Quality Assurance Performance Improvement meetings at each location, of performance improvement efforts and; 8) working with clinic staff to ensure survey readiness.Essential Duties:Performs "rounds"-- - to evaluate, analyze and access patient care activities in relation to organizational standards of care and applicable regulatory requirements specific to the assigned service line/function at all locations.Plans and conducts internal reviews/audits to ensure that department operations are conducted in compliance with all regulatory requirements/guidelines.Addresses risk management and regulatory issues/concerns relating to the assigned service line/function.Investigates and responds to grievances and patient complaints directly.Provides ongoing consultation and serves as a resource to physicians and hospital staff regarding the full spectrum of compliance issues. Prepares training materials and delivers staff development and in-service education relating to regulatory requirements, quality improvement principles, standards and tools and compliance issues.Develops and facilitates performance improvement team projects.Develops and maintains an automated database in response to data collection requirements and for use in improving, implementing, maintaining and documenting clinical quality and patient safety initiatives.Performs related duties as required.QualificationsEducation/Experience Requirements:Bachelor's degree in nursing or applied science, plus five years of progressively responsible related work experience that demonstrates the attainment of the requisite job knowledge, skills and abilities. Depending on the assigned department, specialized work experience is strongly preferred.License/Certification Requirements:Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Washington State Nursing Commission.

Keywords: Franciscan System Services, Tacoma , RN Compliance Performance Improvement, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington

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