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Upper Valley Medical Center


Upper Valley Medical Center - Dayton, OH

Quality Improvement Specialist-RN','QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SPEC-RN','037249','!*!QUALITY INNOVATIONFULL TIME/8AM - 5PM/80 HRS PER PAYThe Quality Improvement Specialist (QIS) is responsible for the oversight of daily patient safety and quality improvement activities to achieve program’s goals with the system/organizational strategic priorities. The role is developed from the needs of the entire Premier Health Partners system and hospital community to improve the patient experience specifically focusing on high reliability processes to reduce serious safety events and improve patient outcomes. The QIS collaborates with persons clinically responsible for inpatient and outpatient departments as well as non-patient care support areas based on interpretation and evaluation of CMS, CDC, OSHA, ODH, APIC, TJC, and EPA guidelines, standards and/or regulations or other standards related to safe and effective patient care','!*! QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:   Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required.  Master’s degree preferred.  

Licensure: Current State of Ohio licensure as Registered Nurse.

Certification: Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality strongly preferred.

Experience: Three years clinical experience in an acute care hospital setting required.

Skills/Other:   Two years experience in the specialty of patient safety or quality improvement is preferred.   Knowledge of high reliability concepts and tools, performance improvement methodologies, Joint Commission standards and Federal/State regulations is desired.   Proficient in key clinical and administrative databases required for active surveillance (i.e. EMRs, lab systems, ADT, surgery systems, pharmacy and radiology information). Must be able to be an effective team member in multidisciplinary teams. Team and consensus building skills are critical; requires situational awareness, relationship management, and the ability to drive change through influence and persuasion.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.  Ability to work independently with minimal supervision required.  ','OHIO-DAYTON-Miami Valley Hospital','1 WYOMING ST','','DAYTON','45409-2722','8am - 5pm','8am - 5pm','8 Hour Shift Length','8 Hour Shift Length','80','80','QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SPEC-RN

16 days 22 hours ago

Upper Valley Medical Center


QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SPEC-RN Upper Valley Medical Center - Dayton, OH, United States


Location: Dayton, OH

Company Profile:
Upper Valley Medical Center (UVMC) is a not-for-profit health care provider committed to serving the health care needs of Miami County, Ohio, and the surrounding area. Comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services are provided with a full complement of diagnostic and treatment services and behavioral health care programs.