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Quality Coordinator (surgery experience preferred)

Location: Teaneck, NJ, United States
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Description

The Quality Management (QM) Coordinator's over-aching aim is to advance the organization's commitment tohealthcare quality through collaboration and communication. They will facilitate the integration of quality into thefabric of the organization through a coordinated infrastructure to achieve organizational objectives. The QMCoordinator helps coordinate the development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of Quality, Safetyand Performance Improvement activities.

What you will do
  • Plan, organize, and direct Quality Management activities to organize process improvement projects to ensure patient safety and improvement in quality metrics
  • Collect, analyze, summarize and present data in a narrative, statistical and graphic format to identify trends, patterns, and areas in need of improvement
  • Monitor and evaluate patient care outcomes and other performance indicators, working collaboratively with physician, nursing and other clinical and administrative professionals to develop and implement action plans to address changes in key indicators
  • Support the development of dashboards and scorecards to monitor the progress of various quality initiatives and utilizing project management tools to track and communicate the status of those initiatives
  • Represent Quality Management at Quality committees, departmental committees, performance improvement task forces and organizational teams as appropriate
  • Conduct case reviews to investigate reported or suspected deviations in patient care outcomes, then facilitate appropriate review by physician and/or other professional staff, as appropriate based on clinical qualifications
  • Participate in continuous readiness monitoring to ensure compliance with regulatory standards and accreditation requirements
  • Facilitate the production of the departments Quality & Patient Safety Annual Report
  • Participates in Root Cause Analysis, investigates adverse events and implements corrective actions/interventions.
  • Provide, facilitate, and evaluate formal and informal educational programs and presentations related to quality and patient safety to new hires and residents to facilitate opportunities to improve patient care
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Education Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in healthcare-related field Required

Experience Qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in healthcare setting working directly with clinical, administrative and professional staff required
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Can do attitude, problem solver, role model, mentor and leader
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Knowledge and application of performance improvement methodologies (High proficiency)
  • Knowledgeable about state, federal, and regulatory agency requirements

Licenses and Certifications
  • RN - Registered Nurse - State Licensure and/or Compact State Licensure Valid RN license in state of NJ Upon Hire Preferred
  • CPHQ - Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality within 1-1/2 Yrs Required

Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by the Medical Center's dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees, and a wide variety of non-clinical administrative and operational staff members. Holy Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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