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Sanford Health Performance Improvement Specialist/Employee Health Nurse/Infection Prevention - Luverne Medical Center - Full Time in Luverne, Minnesota

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Facility: Luverne Medical Center
Location: Luverne, MN
Address: 1600 N Kniss Ave, Luverne, MN 56156, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Salary Range: $24.00 - $38.50

Department Details

This position is the role that oversees Performance Improvement, Employee Health and Infection Prevention for Sanford Luverne Medical Center. Daytime hours are fairly flexible depending on time of meetings and appointments. You work with leadership and front line staff and regarding quality, NRC and employee health needs. This position will work every other weekend and every other holiday in inpatient nursing. Apply to learn more!

Job Summary

Oversee efforts to assure the highest possible quality of patient/resident care through the regular ongoing analysis, review and evaluation of clinical outcomes, patient/resident experience scores; provide support through development of performance improvement (PI) plans. Responsible for advising management on all potential areas of risk and loss and for advising on decisions on how to best minimize or eliminate loss. Plan, organize, develop and coordinate additional associated and designated programs within the facility and/or setting in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern such functions. Identify, report, and assist in controlling these programs, implementations, changes, etc. throughout the facility.

Responsible for advising management on all potential areas of risk and loss and for advising administration on decisions on how to best minimize or eliminate loss. May also be involved in the claims management and incident reporting process based on the needs of the facility and department demands. Will analyze and synthesize data to maximize utilization of data in clinical decision-making, business and strategic initiative. Coordinates educational activities associated with orientation, ongoing training and accuracy if needed, based on findings. Will have working knowledge of regulations regarding data collection, submission and documentation. Helps to analyze risks and benefits of alternative approaches and obtain decision on resolution.

Knowledge of business process improvement best practices and ability to use methods for identifying, evaluating, introducing and implementing advanced and efficient approaches to performing business related activities. Responsible to comply with all regulatory agency requirements with skills associated in quality and risk management, including a broad knowledge base of healthcare health services, infection control, safety, and health regulations and standards.

Qualifications

Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Bachelor's Degree in nursing preferred.

Currently licensed with the applicable State Nursing Board and/or possess multistate licensure privileges as required by position. Performance improvement/assurance personnel with nursing backgrounds can maintain their license without seeking additional hours based on role’s responsibilities.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0144973
Education: Bachelor Degree: Nursing
Job Function: Quality and Risk Management
Featured: No