Job Description

Facility: Valleywise Health Medical Center

Department: Quality Management

Schedule: Regular FT 40 Hours Per Week

Shifts: Days

Under the direction of the Director/Manager, this position provides leadership and expertise in continuous quality improvement, coordinates oversight of regulatory accreditation adherence, and facilitates patient safety improvement activities for areas within Valleywise Health.
 
Qualifications:
Education:
  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Nursing or a healthcare-related field; or an equivalent combination of training and progressively responsible experience that will result in the required specialized knowledge and abilities to perform the assigned work. Master's degree is preferred.
Experience:
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible acute care clinical-related experience that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Experience with patient safety, regulatory/accreditation programs, data management, and analysis, including graphic development and presentation, is highly desirable.
  • Prefer experience with the implementation/development of a Patient Safety Program.
Certification/Licensure:
  • Must possess a current valid AZ RN license, temporary AZ RN license, or valid compact RN licensure for the current state of practice.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Must have knowledge of current principles, theories, and trends related to patient safety.
  • Must have the ability to perform duties accurately with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to use initiative and independent judgment.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain positive team working relationships to promote positive change for patient safety initiatives.
  • Must have the ability to analyze complex data.
  • Must have the ability to prepare educational materials and facilitate training.
  • Must be able to demonstrate exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Requires strong knowledge of regulatory and accreditation standards.
  • Requires knowledge of Excel spreadsheets & graphs, Word, and PowerPoint. 
  • Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills both verbally and in writing, including knowledge of basic grammar, spelling & punctuation.
  • Creativity, initiative, independent thinking, and problem-solving skills are strongly preferred.
  • Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.


Salary Range: $31.89 - $47.84

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