Quality and Safety Nurse (RN) Specialist

Who you are:

As a Quality and Safety Nurse (RN) Specialist with Catholic Medical Center (CMC) you will identify accreditation, safety and risk vulnerabilities of the organization and subsequently lead multidisciplinary teams in implementing improvements resulting in standardized practices, error reduction and error prevention

This is a fully benefitted 40 hour position, Monday-Friday, with a hybrid possibility after training.

What you'll do:

• Support survey readiness by maintaining a working knowledge of accreditation and regulatory requirements for assigned settings, as set forth by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation (CoP's).

• Utilize knowledge of quality, risk, and performance improvement to assess the organization for safety issues, opportunities for risk reduction, standardization of processes and opportunities for improvement.

• Assist teams, committees, and groups in establishing and implementing performance improvement initiatives as identified through organizational risk assessments and as prioritized by the CMC Quality Management Oversight Committee

• Accurately interpret and abstract clinical information from various sources, including electronic medical records, utilizing appropriate specifications for publically reported and regulatory measures.

• Facilitate medical staff peer review activities including monitoring and evaluation of patterns and trends through various sources such as Echo, 2BSafe occurrence report, and complaints.

• Support CMC's event reporting process through review and investigation of reported safety events in collaboration with quality/risk, operational leadership and the medical staff.

What you'll bring:

• A Bachelor degree and/or equivalent training in a health care-related field including formal training in management. Master's degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Public Health or health care-related field preferred.

• A minimum of five (5) years clinical experience as an RN with special emphasis on Medical/Surgical Nursing and preferably an exposure to all clinical areas.

• Two (2) years' experience in Performance Improvement, Patient Safety or Risk Analysis preferred

• Certification in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) is highly recommended.

Who we are:

Catholic Medical Center ("CMC") is a nonprofit, regional health system committed to delivering the highest quality and most advanced healthcare to patients across New Hampshire. CMC is the home of the nationally-renowned New England Heart & Vascular Institute, rated among the top cardiovascular programs in the country.

We are driven by our mission to offer health, healing, and hope to every individual who seeks our care, and we live by our values of Respect, Integrity, Compassion, and Commitment.

CMC is proud to be named to the Forbes list of America's Best-in-State Employers for two consecutive years. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista, Inc., and is based on 2.1 million employer recommendations from employees working for companies with more than 500 employees in the United States.

With our award-winning clinical programs, primary care network and dedication to community, CMC is fostering a healthier New Hampshire, every day.

Catholic Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer and we embrace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.