PEDIATRIC CARDIAC SAFETY, QUALITY, AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT AGENT
Nemours Childrenâ€™s Health System
February 26, 2018
As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children â“ even those who may never enter our doors â“ through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is seeking a CARDIAC SAFETY, QUALITY, AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT AGENT to join our team in Wilmington, DE.
Collaborates with nursing and medical leaders at the unit or service line level to coordinate and lead patient safety and quality improvement work, leveraging CI principles. Cooperates with the Delaware Valley Quality and Safety leadership, supporting and aligning with institutional priorities and regulatory requirements that impact patient outcomes.
Acts as champion and content expert for patient safety and quality improvement at the unit/service line level
Works in conjunction with Quality and Safety teams to support or design data collection plans for patient safety, quality improvement and regulatory requirements at the unit or service line level
Independently or in concert with Quality and Safety teams , utilizes appropriate quality improvement and patient safety tools and methods related to opportunities for improvement identified within the unit or service line
In collaboration with the Quality and Safety teams and unit/service line leaders supports compliance with organizational accreditation and regulatory requirements
Assumes responsibility for scheduling and coordination of patient safety and CI related meetings at the unit or service line level
-Develops agendas in collaboration with other local leaders
-Keeps or delegates minutes and follows up on action items
Bachelor's degree in health care field: nursing, respiratory therapy, pharmacy
Knowledge of patient safety and quality improvement concepts and methods, including data collection and analysis preferred and/or
2.Licenses, Registrations or Certification
Completion of National Patient Safety Foundation Online Patient Safety curriculum within 1 year and attainment of Certification as Certified Professional in Patient Safety within 2 years
Current license in respective profession
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique âœBridge to a Healthy Futureâ pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.