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RN - Quality Specialist

We Are Hiring

Specialist-Quality - Total Quality Management 002 - Full-Time,Day - 40 hours weekly - Ascension Borgess Hospital - Kalamazoo,MI

FT Day Shift Hours Flexible

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Michigan, you will have the opportunity to maintain, document and utilize specialty databases. Collects, stores, retrieves and communicates quality-related data/information.

Responsibilities:

  • Collects data from various sources including medical records, clinical information systems, logs/records, interviews, national and state databases and governing organizations.
  • Manages requests for data and provides comprehensive quality management reports including utilization, outcome studies and scorecards. Generates summary reports of clinical measures and required regulatory / accreditation measure for administrative and clinical staff.
  • Conducts data retrieval, aggregation, analysis and reports. Provides team support for performance improvement, quality management and patient safety initiatives. May also participate in audits of medical records, departments and patient care areas for compliance with key regulatory and accreditation requirements.
  • Maintains various quality databases including loading import files, generating and working data status reports. Verifies accuracy of records, produces export files and identifies inconsistencies in system operations and alerts appropriate staff.

What You Will Need

Education:

    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.
    • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing preferred.

Work Experience:

  • Three years of experience preferred in a quality role.
  • RN experience working in the OR/ Post -Op area preferred.
  • Experience with Cerner software preferred.
  • Detail oriented , experience working with data analysis and reporting.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

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.

Job ID: 384186
Category: Qlty Risk Mgt and Compliance
Ministry: Ascension Borgess, MI
Location: Kalamazoo, MI

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