Registered Nurse Manager Job in Shipshewana, IN
Schedule: Exempt, Full-time, 40 hours per week
Under the immediate supervision of the Quality department leadership and other designated leadership, promotes delivery of quality patient care, safety and reduction in medical errors. Performs clinical analysis designed to identify patterns of patient care events that may lead to sub-optimal outcomes and identify areas where patient care needs improvement. Coordinates and facilitates the activities to minimize losses associated with identifiable risks and to minimize and prevent claims of general and professional liability against the hospital- in doing so, promotes patient safety.
The age of patients serviced by this facility range from neonatal to geriatric. The Risk Manager will possess an understanding of age dynamics, including multicultural and behavioral concepts. The Risk Manager does not provide direct patient care.
Responsible for implementing and maintaining an effective and efficient performance improvement/risk management program.
Serves as the Patient Safety Officer.
Minimal Acceptable Qualifications:
Registered Nurse license to practice in Indiana preferred.
BCLS within 30 days of hire
Must complete NIMS modules ICS-100 and ICS-200, ICS-700 and ICS-800 within 30 days of hire
Five years' experience in a hospital setting with three years' experience in a hospital-based quality assurance/risk management. Acute care experience is essential and non-acute care experience is preferred. Adept at interpersonal relations including oral and written communication. Must be able to accept responsibility, make independent decisions and interact with professionals. Must be able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred. Equivalent experience may be considered.
Job Knowledge and
Demonstrates strong working knowledge of research methodologies and organizational systems in a healthcare environment, as well as basic behavioral science principles in order to pursue informational needs and assure thoroughness and validity for final analysis. Requires strong working knowledge of relative software systems for data retrieval.
Requires strong analytical and organizational skills, as well as working knowledge of statistics, data systems management, and retrieval necessary to “break down” and present technical information summaries to support various studies and monitors in a highly confidential environment and lead/provide technical guidance to staff in the performance of these functions.
Demonstrates a high level of interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written, necessary to interact effectively with all internal and external unit customers, as needed.
Requires leadership, group cohesion and communication skills necessary to lead assigned unit staff and work closely with hospital professionals and medical staff, to track clinical services, assess data and identify issues, maintain effective reporting and monitoring systems, as well as to maintain quality outcome objectives.
Requires in-depth knowledge of multidisciplinary planning.
Requires strong working knowledge of research methodologies necessary to conduct studies, statistically analyze and summarize data.
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