Geisinger Health System Coordinator Performance Improvement, Registered Nurse in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
JOB TITLE: Coordinator Performance Improvement, Registered Nurse
LOCATION: HS Medical Arts
DEPARTMENT: Division of Quality and Safety
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: FULL TIME
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
Evaluates the quality of health care rendered by the System for the purpose of Peer Review pursuant to 63 P.S. §425.1 et seq. and/or the Medicare Act, as directed by, and as a member of the System's Performance Improvement Department, a Peer Review Subcommittee of the Geisinger Health System, by evaluating the quality of services ordered or performed by the System's professional healthcare providers including practice analysis, inpatient hospital and extended care facility utilization reviews, medical audits, ambulatory care reviews, claims reviews, and the compliance of Medicine Departments, with the standards set by associations of healthcare providers and with applicable laws, rules and regulations.
Responsible for coordinating and supporting Performance Improvement activities and identifying ongoing data and information system needs as part of the System's Peer Review process. Performs all duties in a manner that promotes a team concept and reflects the goal of providing seamless support for patients.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care, patient satisfaction, Performance Improvement and successful JCAHO and DOH surveys.
Part of the onsite Performance Improvement Division of Medicine. In addition, the Coordinator, Performance Improvement, manages and coordinates inpatient and outpatient Performance Improvement activities, with the medical staff and ambulatory care personnel for Division of Medicine.
Reports to the Regional Director, Quality and Safety.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.
Demonstrated familiarity with Performance Improvement principles and processes.
Demonstrated knowledge of Performance Improvement activities.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Current Registered Nurse licensure in Pennsylvania or eligibility required; graduated from an approved school of nursing required.
Bachelor's degree in a healthcare-related field required; master's degree preferred.
Minimum of five years of Nursing practice experience in an acute care hospital required; performance improvement experience preferred.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
GEISINGER HOLY SPIRIT is a strong and growing healthcare provider serving south-central Pennsylvania. Geisinger Holy Spirit includes its flagship Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital, a 311-bed Joint Commission accredited acute care facility located in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Geisinger Holy Spirit employs more than 2,600 people and has more than 500 physicians and advanced practitioners on its hospital medical staff. Sponsored by the Sisters of Christian Charity, Geisinger Holy Spirit delivers patient-centered care guided by Catholic values and the Ethical and Religious Directives of Healthcare. Geisinger Holy Spirit provides a comprehensive array of both inpatient and outpatient services across the continuum of care, including acute care, home health, emergency medical services, physician practices, and a host of outpatient facilities located throughout south-central Pennsylvania.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.