Director of Nursing Practice & Quality (RN)

The Execu|Search Group
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity A healthcare facility in New York City is currently seeking an experienced, licensed Registered Nurse (RN) to join their growing staff as their new Director of Nursing Practice & Quality. In this role, the Director of Nursing Practice & Quality (RN) will be responsible for the development and maintenance of quality programs within the Department of Nursing that support and evaluate nursing practice, while at the same time, meeting the requirements of regulatory agencies and professional practice standards. Apply today! Company Description Healthcare Facility Job Description The Director of Nursing Practice & Quality will be responsible for: * Ensuring that data is disseminated appropriately and assisting the Nursing staff to interpret and use data to improve patient care * Developing and implementing the use of nursing sensitive outcome indicators to monitor and improve patient care * Assessing trends in regulatory agencies requirements for their impact on quality programs and recommending improvements in order to meet or exceed requirements * Providing education and consultation to internal and external constituents regarding quality and outcomes management activities * Participating in the development and implementation for Departmental and Hospital Policies and Procedures * Maintaining a structure through which the quality improvement program of the Department of Nursing continually is assessed and evaluated * Ensuring that program structures are in alignment with the quality initiatives implemented by the organization * Promoting the integration and coordination of quality and outcomes initiatives across disciplines * Directing the activities of the nursing governing Quality Assurance / Performance Improvement council to assure ongoing maintenance and review Required Skills * 5+ years of Clinical and/or Leadership experience in Nursing * Master's Degree in Nursing * NYS Registered Nurse (RN) license * BLS certification * Experience in Performance / Quality Improvements programs, such as PDCA, Lean Six Sigma, FEMA, RCA and other frameworks * Knowledge of Quality Assurance and Improvement trends and models, including the requirements of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and the New York State Department of Health * Knowledge of established best practices and standards of Nursing Care * Great interpersonal skills * Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) * Strong attention to detail * Highly organized * Able to multitask efficiently and effectively Desired Skills * ACLS, EFM and Board Certification of specialty