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RN-Process Improvement Nurse

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RN-Process Improvement Nurse - Full-Time,Day - St Agnes Hospital-Baltimore MD - Baltimore,MD

The position is in the Quality department. Mon-Fri, regular business hours

Why Join Ascension?

Saint Agnes Healthcare serves the greater Baltimore area and employs more than 3,000 associates. Saint Agnes offers a full range of services through its operation of a 254-bed, full-service teaching hospital, Saint Agnes Medical Group, Seton Imaging Center, and Saint Agnes Foundation. Partnerships throughout the community have positioned Saint Agnes to provide support to individuals when and where they need it most. Saint Agnes strives to ensure the vitality and health of the community.

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, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.
 

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Agnes Healthcare-MD, you will have the opportunity to participate in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of clinical transformation activities for an assigned service or population.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports the development, implementation, and evaluation of services and initiatives.
  • Collaborates with management and subject matter experts to understand desired performance, assess learning needs, and develop appropriate training solutions.
  • Gathers, analyzes and reports data related to performance and achievement of project objectives and timelines. Tracks issues and works to improve processes, efficiency and compliance of best practice standards including electronic documentation standards.
  • Conducts training and serves as an expert resource. Serves on specialty and/or unit committees, councils, and teams, as well as professional organizations.
  • Participates in the identification and development of competencies. Participates in the development, deployment and monitoring of the Interdisciplinary Practice Model, safety and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Supports key strategies to drive quality improvement to meet dashboard and strategic objectives, including meaningful use standards. Supports and facilitates the standardization of best practices.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Maryland Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required

Work Experience:

  • Process improvement experience
  • BSN or Masters
  • At least 5 years of nursing experience in a hospital setting. Experience with quality, patient safety, and/or performance improvement strongly preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other legally protected 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: 424802
Category: Nursing
Ministry: Saint Agnes Healthcare, MD
Location: Baltimore, MD

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