Being the largest private employer in the Central Valley means that people count on us to improve their quality of life. At Community Medical Centers, your role as a Registered Nurse Quality Management Coordinator plays an integral part in directly affecting those we serve. Here, you will actively feel and see the impact you have in fulfilling the central purpose of our mission: “to improve the health status of the community”.
As a Registered Nurse Quality Management Coordinator with Community Medical Centers, your organizational skills and ability to manage various assets for each project is fundamental to our success. We need a proactive self-starter who will help to provide in-depth clinical analysis on patient safety, peer, quality, and risk issues. You will facilitate and coordinate performance improvement projects to improve our patient care in the hospital. In this position you will be able to connect with many different types of staff, including physicians, since you will be out and about in the hospital teaching front line staff the importance of quality and patient safety.
We can offer you challenges to professionally grow AND the resources to succeed. By joining our team at Community Medical Centers you will have the resources and development opportunities to make a difference in the community you live in, as well as grow your career. If you are committed to excellence in your profession and seeking a career that matches your passion for helping people then continue reading below!
Opportunity. Challenge. Growth.
• Works with employees and physicians to investigate quality, behavioral and patient safety concerns. Understands and makes appropriate referrals to Risk Management, Peer, Quality Management or clinical operations as needed.
• Coordinates and facilitates hospital and departmental involvement with quality measures (e.g. Core Measures, Patient Safety Indicators, and other preventable events) including analysis, comparative data, trending and tracking.
• Demonstrates ability to develop data spreadsheets and provides the analysis and communication to interpret data into information in order to drive quality and change. Facilitates turning data into information for point of service staff and performance improvement.
• Develops and assists with implementation of action plans focusing on quality outcomes and performance improvement projects using physician and staff input.
• Utilizes facilitation skills, coaching and mentoring of groups, (internal and external) physicians and staff, including design, development, and implementation of new processes.
• Provides education to staff and physicians for quality management and patient safety issues including Joint Commission, California Department of Public Health, QIO and evidenced-based medicine community standards.
• Design project plans in accordance with CMC’s performance improvement methodologies and tools, including goals, scope, timeline, and metrics that are organized and prioritized to meet organizational needs.
• Supports, attends and/or participates in committee meetings as needed and assigned. Facilitates in various Quality Committee processes, such as QPSC, P&C, and other ad hoc committees.
Experience and education minimum requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in Nursing or related field.
• At least five years of experience in Quality Assurance, Case Management, Discharge Planning, Utilization Review, Infection Control or nursing project development/education.
• Familiarity with TJC Standards, CMS Conditions of Participation, DRG’s.
• Current California Registered Nurse License.
Preferred: Certification as appropriate (e.g. Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM), Certified Joint Commission Professional (CJCP), or Clinical certification in area specialty).