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Performance Improvement Specialist (FT) - RN required
Registered Nurse/Prior EMS experience preferred - Registered Nurse
Carilion Clinic
Roanoke, VA
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Position Number: 73900
Pay Rate: 0 to 0 (Salary)
Closing Date: Saturday, July 31, 2021

Carilion Clinic Patient Transportation (CCPT) is a private hospital-based EMS agency in Southwest, Virginia. CCPT divisions include: 3 rotor wing bases, 6 ambulance bases, neonatal-pediatric critical care, and an on-site communications center. This position provides support to all divisions for performance improvement projects, quality audits, accreditation readiness, data analytics, and business development, and will have a primary focus on critical care services. Experience in EMS/critical care transport and ED/ICU environments is preferred. Carilion Clinic Life-Guard is a CAMTS accredited flight program. The CCPT/Life-Guard Performance Improvement Specialist works in collaboration with the Sr. Director of CCPT & LifeGuard and is responsible for the coordination and facilitation of the CCPT & LifeGuard Performance Improvement Program. This encompasses all aspects of care provided by many disciplines to injured patients from the prehospital area throughout the hospitalization to discharge and recovery. The CCPT/Life-Guard Performance Improvement Specialist provides coordination and facilitation of performance improvement through data collection, analysis, trending and benchmarking of outcomes. S/he provides leadership in the development and implementation of quality improvement and patient safety initiatives focused on injured patients across departmental areas and represents the CCPT & LifeGuard Services during complex root cause analysis of adverse and sentinel events. The position requires facilitation of workgroup and team efforts associated with accreditation as a Level One Trauma Center and maintaining compliance with all requirements established by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Health. S/he participates in CCPT registry data collection, creating and validating reports, the validity and accuracy of registry data and works closely with Carilion Clinic TSG and the designated vendor to maintain confidentiality and prevention of cyberspace piracy while troubleshooting any registry related problems. S/he is responsible for accurate and timely submission of registry data to appropriates agencies. Collaborates closely with the Sr. Director of CCPT & LifeGuard to ensure confidentiality in physician peer review including follow up action plans and loop closure or event resolution. Is ultimately responsible for maintaining a process for safeguarding the meaningful data that is reported to the Hospital Joint Quality Committee and the Medical Staff Peer Review Oversight Committee. Welcome to the next phase of your rewarding nursing career. Welcome to Carilion Clinic, an organization of comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices and other complementary services. Our affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions provide additional opportunities for research and education. Joining us, you can expect supportive leadership, inter-professional teamwork, state-of-the-art technology, extensive training and innovative learning, and advancement potential. Education: Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing required. Bachelor’s degree in nursing required. Master’s degree in nursing or related field preferred. Preference will be given to Registered Nurses with diverse clinical experience or experience in Quality Management or Performance Improvement Experience: 5 years clinical nurse experience required in trauma patient care. Experience in project management related to quality initiatives or performance improvement required. Knowledge of principles of hospital quality preferred. Experience in EMS or critical care transport strongly preferred Licensure, certification, and/or registration: License as a Registered Nurse in the state of Virginia required. Certification as a Professional in Healthcare Quality preferred. Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) preferred. Other Minimum Qualifications: Satisfactory completion of orientati

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Name: Jamie Ratliff
Address: 1212 3rd Street SW Roanoke, VA 24016
Phone: 540-983-4139
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Email: jsratliff@carilionclinic.org
WebSite: www.carilionclinic.org/careers

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