Job ID: 146589
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 5, 2022
Work Schedule: day shift
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
Resolves problems that require an administrative decision or intervention in conjunction with hospital policies and procedures.
Collaborates with Clinical Directors, associate administrators, and departmental directors in decisions that affect patient care and hospital functioning.
Organize and facilitate nightly unit huddles for safety and quality
Facilitate night shift Shared Governance Council
Coordinate off shift RRT and Code teams
Coordinate high risk rounds
Assess all patients in restraints and one on ones for appropriateness and safety
Facilitate survey readiness for the off shift
Coordinate Quality and patient safety grand rounds monthly
Excellent interpersonal skills & strong organizational skills.
The position requires Evenings/Nights working.
The candidate must have working knowledge of the key quality and regulatory organizations and communication skills along with maintaining a strict confidentiality of information acquired in the course of duties.
Facilitate team or individual data collection, analysis, reporting, presentation and corrective action determination.
Manage quality improvement projects within Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Will assist staff and management in the determination of reliable, valid and measurable quality and patient safety indicators.
Serve as liaison between quality and patient safety activities and the associated data sources to assure the best practices in the simplest, most efficient manner.
Identifies regulatory obligations for QA and QC activities and assures that the organization is addressing regulatory requirements related to quality and patient safety, Identifies opportunities for continuous performance improvement.
Works with the clinical leadership to organize, design, and communicate quality and patient safety initiatives.
Serves as the key leader and facilitator of the Nursing Quality and Patient Safety Plan as it applies to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, as well as serves as the key leader and facilitator of the Nursing Quality and Patient Safety Plan for the off shift.
Utilizes process analysis to identify new and innovative approaches to quality and patient safety.
Maintains current knowledge of JCAHO standards, Dept of health regulations, and other regulatory requirements to facilitate ongoing readiness and to achieve dept survey compliance.
Partners with clinical educators to provide support relate to quality and patient safety initiatives.
Perform other position appropriate duties that may be required in a competent, professional and courteous manner.
Requirements and Minimum Experience Required:
Minimum Certifications, Registry and/or Licenses Required:
Current PA state licensure required
ACLS certified & CPR
BSN; MSN preferred. 5 or more years in direct patient care, 3 years hospital nursing experience. 1 year nursing supervisory experience a must, inpatient Nurse Manager experience preferred. Strong charge nurse experience acceptable.
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.