Quality Nurse Specialist

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Vidant Medical Group

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Medical Group

Vidant Medical Group is a reputable and established multi-specialty physician group that provides superior care for the health and wellness needs of eastern North Carolina's patients. With more than 350 primary and specialty care providers in more than 70 locations, quality health care is never far from home.

Responsibilities

1. Performance Improvement

  • a. Coordinates the development and implementation of quality projects/programs/initiatives in the office setting.
     
  • b. Understands Vidant Health Physicians safety and quality program framework and communicates that throughout the
    organization.
     
  • c. Provides expertise in assessing, evaluating and monitoring improvement strategies at clinic level.
     
  • d. Develops and refines, in collaboration with clinical and medical leadership, action plan for quality improvement.
     
  • e. Utilizes the model for improvement (PDCA) to facilitate improvement.
     
  • f. Assists Quality Administrator in evidence based research dissemination.

2. Practice Evaluation

  • a. Monitors quality action plans to achieve targeted outcomes.
     
  • b. Responsible for leading performance improvement at physician practices.
     
  • c. Collaborates with Vidant Health Quality committee, Quality Administrator, and VP Medical Affairs to support timelines
    and achieve target outcomes in a timely and effective manner.
     
  • d. Establishes broad focused outcomes with attention to patient care, patient and family collaborative care initiatives,
    population health/disease management activities, and staff satisfaction.
     
  • e. Leads clinic level incorporation of evidence based practice to support population health strategies.
     

3. Communicates effectively with all Vidant Health Physicians staff and physicians to achieve quality outcomes.

  • a. Serves as a resource/consultant.
  • b. Functions as effective change agent to achieve desired quality outcomes and to ensure progress of quality initiatives.
  • c. Develops productive relationships with office staff, physicians, clinical staff, and operations managers throughout Vidant Health.
  • d. Networks with a variety of disciplines and service areas to improve communications, enhance understanding and to strengthen relationships.
  • e. Shares information among quality partners to expand best practices and promote change.

4. Ensures compliance with accrediting agencies.

  • a. Incorporates evidenced based research and best practice criteria.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS degree in Nursing required
  • Current NC RN licensure required.
  • 5 years clinical experience required.
  • Minimal 3 years experience in clinical leadership, quality outcome monitoring, or disease management/population health required.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

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