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Good Samaritan Society RN - Quality Improvement / Infection Prevention - Full Time in Stillwater, Minnesota

Facility: GSS MN Stillwater Ctr
Location: Stillwater, MN
Address: 1119 Owens St N, Stillwater, MN 55082, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

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.

Evaluation of infection control trends, practices and provide educational programs for employees. Surveillance of health care associated infections and reportable illness, evaluation and reporting of statistical information, consultation of asepsis, disinfection, sterilization, isolation, disease transmission and related issues. Monitors compliance standards and regulations, strategies and evidence-based aspects. Evaluates and improves performance of patient/resident outcomes. Assists with special projects assigned.

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.

Department Details

Good Samaritan Society - Stillwater is a 68-bed long-term care and transitional care facility located in the beautiful Minnesota St. Croix River Valley.

• Full Time – 80 hours a pay period

• Day Shift

• Benefits offered: Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, PTO, 401K with match, paid holidays and

many more

• Scholarships to help with further learning and education

• Assistance with the costs to transfer credentials to Minnesota if needed

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

The Good Samaritan Society 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, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://good-sam.jobs/benefits .

The Good Samaritan Society 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 .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Quality and Risk Management
Req Number: R-38706
Featured: No