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RN Director of Quality

We Are Hiring

Dir-Quality Mgmt - Nursing Admin SNF 001 - Full-Time,Day - St Francis Place - Milwaukee,WI

Why Join Ascension?

  • Be part of a great team and culture

  • Generous PTO, excellent (and affordable) medical, dental, vision and retirement (with a match)

  • Flexible scheduling and student friendly

  • Tuition reimbursement, discount programs and more

What You Will Do

As a Director of Quality, you will initiate and oversee the development of a comprehensive safety/quality/performance improvement program.

Key Responsibilities

Quality Assessment

  • Provide strategic oversight for resident safety and quality committee with accountability for distribution of organizational communication within the campus

  • In conjunction with the Medical Director and organizational leadership, you will direct and coordinate safety/quality performance improvement initiatives

  • Collaborate with the Director of Nursing to ensure that clinical services are provided in accordance with standards established through state and federal regulations and accreditation standards

  • Monitor compliance of policy and procedure for regulatory compliance, evidence-based care and standards of practice

  • Initiate and oversee the community Safety Event Review team

  • Provide strategic oversight of proactive and reactive resident safety activities including root cause analysis and failure mode effects analysis regarding the facilitation of process, planning, implementation and evaluation of effectiveness of process changes

  • Prepare reports and seeks consultation from the subsidiary board regarding resident safety, performance improvement programs and staffing effectiveness and other reports as requested

  • Proactively educate leadership and staff regarding regulatory issues, new statutes/guidelines and safety/quality/QI activities

  • Lead the QAPI process and regularly communicates QI and quality/safety activities to leadership and throughout the community

  • Work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams, leading and facilitating, to move the community to new areas of excellence

  • Coordinate the activities of the Patient Safety Organization

  • Analyze and identify trends using the events reporting system. Lead improvement activities to correct any negative trends

 

Infection Prevention

  • In conjunction with the Medical Director, coordinate infection prevention initiatives

  • Responsible for the community infection control plan

  • Direct and monitor infection control practice to assure all associates follow established policies and procedures

 

Staff Development

  • Responsible for the implementation of mandatory Ascension Living clinical staff development including being a resource for My Learning

  • Coordinate general nursing orientation

  • Assess clinical staff education needs throughout the organization. (Includes competency checks)

  • Identify resources for education (internal and external to the organization)

  • Responsible for identifying, training and maintaining adequate EMR trainers to support ministry needs

What You Will Need

What You Will Need (Required Credentials)

  • Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the state of Wisconsin

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

 

Education/Experience

  • BSN from an accredited college or university

  • Three years of nursing management experience in senior care 

  • Two years of experience in Quality Improvement

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 384147
Category: Qlty Risk Mgt and Compliance
Ministry: Ascension Living
Location: Milwaukee, WI

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