Performance Improvement Coordinator
NJ - Elizabeth (07202)
In this role, you will coordinate performance improvement activities according to the Trinitas Hospital Performance Improvement Plan.
Some of the core competencies and responsibilities include: • Implements PI activities according to the PDCA cycle, educating and coaching staff, manager and physicians in its use. • Serves as the Performance Improvement representative at assigned Medical Staff Departments meetings during PI discussion and prepares PI agenda. • Oversees mortality review process for assigned Medical Staff departments. • Maintains Performance Improvement trending for credentialing purposes for assigned Medical Staff departments. • Monitors and facilitates action plans for PI initiatives and oversees the maintenance of Clinical Departments/ Nursing Units report cards. • Guides assigned Clinical Departments/ Nursing Units and Medical Staff departments in identifying PI Priorities based on Trinitas Hospital’s Strategic PI Priorities. • Facilitates or assists teams such as Survey Readiness Teams, Core measures teams, etc. • Serves as chair or member of assigned Survey Readiness Teams. • Investigates, reviews medical records for PI Initiatives at the direction of Director of PI. • Assists the Director of PI and the hospital team in preparation, coordination and response to accreditation and regulator agency visits or surveys. • Keeps the Director of PI informed of all important quality issues under investigation and all committee or work group processes which may impact others in the organization.
Bachelor's degree in healthcare required, with a clinical focus is preferred. In lieu of a bachelors in healthcare, a Licensed Practical Nurse with related hospital experience will be considered. Examples of acceptable degrees would be; Nursing, Pharmacy or RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator. Computer literate, 2+ years in quality management/performance improvement and medical staff office experience highly desirable.