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Performance Improvement Coordinator in Newton, KS at Newton Medical Center

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Quality Management

Join our Team! Newton Medical Center offers a family friendly environment with the latest technology and a knowledgeable staff. Here you’ll find all departments work together as a team to live out our core values: respect, excellence, service and trust.

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Performance Improvement Coordinator provides support to the medical center by assisting with quality enhancement and regulatory compliance.  The position is responsible for assessing and improving different aspects of clinical services including evaluation, reporting, and risk avoidance.

Duties and Job Responsibilities:

  1. Abstracts data from medical records and reports to various internal and external entities;
  2. Aggregates and develops reporting tools for various departments and medical staff;
  3. Conducts data analysis and identifies target areas for improvement;
  4. Facilitates Medical staff reviews and ongoing professional reviews;
  5. Knowledgeable about best practices, treatment bundles, evidence-based practice guidelines, and develops methods to implement successfully;
  6. Provides education to staff and physicians related to quality initiatives, performance improvement, HFAP, etc.
  7. Facilitates compliance with accrediting agency (HFAP);
  8. Continuously reviews and evaluates documentation system and makes recommendations for improvement.
  9. Upholds Newton Medical Center vision, mission, and core values.
  10. Follows hospital-wide and departmental policies, including but not limited to general procedures, assigned duties, confidentiality, and observing the Patient’s Bill of Rights.
  11. Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current Kansas nursing license (RN) 
  2. At least 2 years of hospital experience;
  3. Four-year degree preferred;
  4. Knowledge of quality concepts and ability to work collaboratively with physicians, staff and patients.