RN Quality Improvement Analyst Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick, GA
LIVE, WORK, & PLAY IN THE GOLDEN ISLES!
We believe that the quality of your career and the quality of your life matter—and you should enjoy both in equal measure. This is why we've established a workplace that's as pleasant and rewarding as the setting we enjoy outside of work. Not only do Team Members at Southeast Georgia Health System enjoy providing excellent patient care, but we also enjoy warm weather, endless outdoor activities, and beautiful beaches year-round. This is your opportunity to make a world-class vacation destination your backyard. The Golden Isles, located midway between Savannah, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida, includes four beautiful barrier islands: St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island, Sea Island, Little St. Simons Island, and Brunswick. Learn more here: https://www.goldenisles.com/
The Quality Improvement Analyst facilitates systemwide initiatives related to improved patient outcomes based on quality and patient safety practice standards and publicly reported process and outcome measures. Performs clinical and performance improvement reviews of medical records and other data sources to analyze and identify compliance with clinical standards, evidenced-based practices, national quality benchmarks and regulatory and accreditation standards.
The Quality Improvement Analyst performs the following essential responsibilities:
Assists in the implementation and integration of the organization's Performance Improvement Plan across the system. Serves as a quality department resource for initiatives related to Strategic Plan priorities for patient outcomes.
Collaborates with quality department leader/team members and system leaders to identify performance improvement opportunities based on data analysis of SGHS outcomes, compared with best practice/evidence-based practice, regulatory/accreditation standards and national quality initiatives.
Leads and facilitates teams utilizing standard methodologies for; meeting management, quality improvement principles and statistical process control techniques, with the goal of designing/redesigning processes of care and service to achieve team and organizational goals. Teams that address patient safety outcomes, Value Based Purchasing, Hospital Acquired Conditions and Leapfrog outcomes will be priorities for this work.
Works collaboratively with the Risk department to address identified process improvements for risk related events in order to improve overall patient safety.
Manages process for compiling quality data for compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards. Facilitates improvement teams to address regulatory/accreditation compliance based on data gained from rounds, medical record review and internal reporting processes.
Analyzes data from a variety of sources, including clinical records, internal information systems, external benchmarking software and others. As assigned, may be required to submit data to external agencies, which must be completed in a timely, effective and accurate manner.
Participates and engages as a member of the Quality department team in promotion of quality and patient safety initiatives throughout the system.
The ideal Quality Improvement Analyst will posses the following minimal qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in a healthcare related field. Graduate of a Diploma, Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's School of Nursing preferred.
Combination of education and experience to include a minimum of five (5) years recent clinical experience and/or healthcare experience in performance/quality improvement programs.
Current Registered Nurse License preferred. CPHQ certification expected within 3 years of hire.
Requires the ability to manage multiple programs and projects; knowledge of statistical analysis & display techniques, data management and performance improvement tools.
Must possess effective interpersonal skills in order to work collaboratively with others in various positions throughout the organization. Must be comfortable in presenting to groups and committees at all levels of the organization including, staff, Board, Medical Staff, and Executive levels.
Strong computer skills in -MS Office Suite, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel applications are required.