|| QUALITY IMPROVEMENT |
|| PROJECT LEADER-NURSING HOME (RN) |
|| Must be willing to travel throughout the state as job requires. Competitive pay; excellent benefits. |
|| The Quality Improvement Project Leader will be involved in nursing home activities including feedback and educational efforts related to project management. The primary responsibility includes serving as project leader as assigned by the Quality Improvement Manager.
Must be able to travel statewide for meetings, etc. (approximately 40%); some overnight travel required. After hours and weekend work may be required. Must provide valid MS driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance. |
|| The Quality Improvement Project Leader will be involved in nursing home activities including feedback and educational efforts related to project management. The primary responsibility includes serving as project leader as assigned by the Quality Improvement Manager. |
|| Must be a Registered Nurse with a current license to practice in the state
of Mississippi. BSN a plus, but not required. |
|| Five years nursing experience in nursing home, hospital, and/or
medication reconciliation required. MDS assessment and F-tag experience a plus. |
|| Must have excellent communication skills for on site teaching and public
speaking at conferences, etc. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word,
PowerPoint, and Excel. |
|| PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Functions as a project leader as assigned by Quality Improvement Manager.
• Assists with development of work plans and monitoring progress toward accomplishing work.
• Stays current with CMS guidelines and materials related to assigned project.
• Employs principles of Continuous Quality Improvement in working with participants.
• Has knowledge of the project process as set forth in the Scope of Work and is able to document all areas of project activity.
• Provides assistance to participants involved in the project process, i.e., preparing improvement plans, providing educational materials, providing assistance, and/or advice on data collection and measurement for improvement.
• Maintains good rapport with participants in order to accomplish the goals of the health care quality improvement program.
• Assists in collaborative preparation of internal and external project reports, including reports required by CMS.
• Maintains monthly contact with project participants.
• Supports and upholds standards and policies of IQH.
• Assumes other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
|| Quality Improvement Manager
Vice President, Quality Improvement
|| ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Standing/Walking Capacity needed to stand and walk in performing direct or indirect duties related to position description.
Talking Ability to express or exchange ideas verbally/orally in English language with staff, customers or other persons.
Hearing Hearing required within normal ranges with/without
correction to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make discrimination in sound.
Seeing Normal vision acuity with/without corrective lenses
Pushing/Pulling Use of upper or lower extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects (pulling) or press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward (pushing) in a sustained motion.
Manual Dexterity Dexterity necessary for picking, pinching, typing or
otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than the whole hand or arm. Fine motor skills may be needed. Gross motor skills may also be required.
Logical Thinking/ Ability to reason and maintain control of emotions.
Emotional Control Demonstrate a mentally healthy attitude which is
appropriate and congruent with the local and cultural norms.
Mental & Physical Ability to use CRT terminal