Catholic Health System Quality & Patient Safety Nurse Reviewer & Clinical Specialist - Quality & Patient Safety (CH) in Buffalo, New York

Quality & Patient Safety Nurse Reviewer & Clinical Specialist - Quality & Patient Safety (CH)atCatholic Health

Date Posted:11/29/2016

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  • Quality & Patient Safety Nurse Reviewer and Clinical Specialist – Quality & Patient Safety (Catholic Health):The Quality & Patient Safety (QPS) Nurse Reviewer and Clinical Specialist is the primary site individual responsible to identify quality and patient safety issues and develops interventional strategies which mitigate potential medical errors and improve patient outcomes. The QPS Nurse Reviewer and Clinical Specialist will actively advise and educate associates and the Medical Staff to improve practice habits and documentation to create a safe environment for the patients of Catholic Health. The QPS Nurse Reviewer and Clinical Specialist is also responsible for chart review for the following indicators: Peer Review, Regulatory Events, Complications, Occurrence reports, and other identified studies.REPORTS TO: Direct: Site Director, Quality & Patient Safety Indirect: CH Patient Safety DirectorSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:NoneSKILL AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM):Education

• Bachelor's Degree in a healthcare related field required; Master's Preferred

• NYS License as required to practice in a healthcare field (i.e. Nursing)Experience

• Three (3) years clinical experience

• One (1) Quality & Patient Safety/Performance Improvement experience preferredKnowledge, Skill and Ability

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Must possess strong interpersonal skills necessary to work with medical staff, care management, patient care services, ancillary and support departments

• National Patient Safety initiatives and Safety Goals (e.g. JC NPSG's, IHI, Leapfrog etc.)

• Exposure to sepsis and infection prevention indicators

• Strong Organizational and time management skills

• Strong leadership skillsWORKING CONDITIONS:

• Must be flexible to assist at otherCH campuses and demonstrate ability to adapt to stressful work environment.Physical EffortACTIVITY & STRENGTH: (LIGHT)Low Lift (floor to knuckle):Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder):Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)High Lift (shoulder and above):Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)Full Lift (floor to shoulder):Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)Carry:Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)Push:Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)Pull:Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)Overall Strength Category:Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)Dictionary Of Occupational TitlesConstant (C) 67-100% WorkdayFrequent (F) 34-66% WorkdayOccasional (O) 0-33% WorkdayNot Present (N)Activity - Job DemandWalk –FrequentClimb Stairs –OccasionalStoop –FrequentKneel –OccasionalCrouch– OccasionalReach (immediate)– FrequentReach (overhead) –OccasionalHandling –FrequentFingering -FrequentSitting– FrequentStanding– FrequentPush Cart -OccasionalPull Cart- Occasional

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time

  • Location:Buffalo

  • Job Type:Management, Health Care, Nurse

  • Experience:Not Specified

  • Date Posted:11/29/2016