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RN Quality Specialist at Ogden Regional Medical Center

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Type: Full Time
Location: Ogden, Utah





Job Description:

DESCRIPTION SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

While serving as a cornerstone amongst the northern Utah communities for the past 60 years, Ogden Regional Medical Center has created a deeply-rooted tradition of excellence and caring. The 240-bed facility provides a full spectrum of top-quality services, including a Level II trauma center, certified stroke center, cancer treatment center, alcohol and chemical dependency treatment center, and much more. Nationally recognized, Ogden Regional's maternity care ranks in the nation's top 5 percent, and its cardiology services include accreditation in echocardiography, atrial fibrillation, chest pain and heart failure.

Ogden Regional is part of HCA's network of more than 300 affiliate hospitals, outpatient centers and business offices across the country. HCA and Ogden Regional are all about caring for people, and that care extends to patients, families and employees.
Ogden Regional sits at the heart of the mountains, with more than six ski resorts within an hour's drive. Home of the 2002 Winter Olympics, Ogden offers the lure of outdoor living and the culture of city life. Plus, with a great university down the road and many schools within driving distance, this hospital offers a central location to meet the whole family's needs.

BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION:

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity!

RN QUALITY SPECIALIST:

This position reports to the Director Quality Management and works closely with the other members of the Quality Department: Risk Manager, Core Measure Manager, and Infection Control/Employee Health Coordinator. Also will interface with the Medical Staff Office Coordinator. Will complete duties and assignments with minimal supervision in a professional capacity. Requires independent critical thinking and decision making capabilities.

* Analyze care provided from patient medical records and write case summaries. Input this into Peer Review computer program for physician review.

* Complete follow-up on new culture/biopsy results for discharged patients who need their treating physician notified.

* Complete audits and studies required for quality data collection and analysis.

* Investigate quality concerns identified throughout the hospital as assigned.

* Assist with Core Measures compliance improvement.

* Provide assistance with some cross-coverage duties for the following positions: Core Measure Manager, Infection Control, Risk Manager, and Quality Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

Current Utah RN license in good standing (Compact RN - When a nurse changes primary state of residence by moving from one compact state to another, the nurse can practice in the new state on the former license for up to 90 days. The 90 days starts when the nurse becomes a resident in the new state). Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider.

EDUCATION:

Associate Degree Nursing, Diploma RN required or BSN degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

RN with at least 3 years acute care experience. Skills relating to quality audits, chart review, and quality improvement process are required by the position. Needs good computer skills, communication skills, and writing ability.

We are committed to:

Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve.
Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category in accordance to applicable federal, state, or local laws.