Position: System RN Nurse Director-Quality and Patient Safety Employment Type: Full Time Location:Arrington, VA Salary: $115,000 - $168,000 + Full Suite of Benefits Hiring Organization: 350+ bed Acute Care Hospital
“Safest Hospital in America” by Forbes Hiring Experienced Quality and Safety Nurse Director
A verified trauma center, this non-profit Health System has been serving the central and southern Virginia regions for almost 50 years. Regionally and nationally recognized for its comprehensive services such as, Cardiovascular Care, Cancer Services and Magnet Designation, this Hospital is a premier choice for patients and families.
As a Beacon Award winner, the hospital proves every day their commitment to a positive and supportive work environment. The Patient Safety, Quality RN Director is responsible for promoting safety culture, high reliability concepts, and performance excellence. Overseeing all of Patient Safety and Quality for the 350-bed Hospital, the Quality Nurse Director will actively participate with the Hospitals Patient Safety Organization.
The ideal Nurse Executive must have a clinical background and years of supervisory, management experience in Quality and Hospital Safety.
Responsibilities of the System RN Nurse Director Quality and Patient Safety:
Responsible for all leadership within Patient Safety and Quality Department
24/7 management over 15+ department employees
Initiate, institute and evaluate departmental goals in collaboration with the Senior VP and other leadership team members
Report hospital’s quality and safety data in a timely manner to state and national agencies as well as external agencies such as Leapfrog and Anthem QHIP
Assess the current Patient Safety Evaluation System and implement improvements as needed
Maintain continued reporting of quality and safety data to the hospital’s Patient Safety Organization
Perform Safety Event Response process steps including incident review, safety event investigations, reporting, and follow-up monitoring
Act as a point of contact between nursing staff and hospital leadership in regards to quality assurance and patient safety
Oversee development of nursing staff with quality and safety policy training programs
Promote the hospital’s safety culture, high reliability concepts, and performance excellence within the community
Monitor current expenses, finances, and accounting to ensure a cost-effective and quality service line
Requirements of the System RN Nurse Director Quality and Patient Safety:
BSN Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required
Master’s Degree in Public Health, Healthcare Administration, Nursing Leadership, or a related field
Valid Virginia or Multi-State RN license required
10 + years acute care nursing experience in Patient Safety, Quality, Improvement, Risk Prevention
5+ years Nurse Leadership experience within Patient Safety, Quality, Improvement, Risk Prevention
5+ years experience in post-acute care setting like Home Health or Hospice
Proven experience promoting safety culture, high reliability concepts, and performance excellence.
Extensive reporting experience with RL6 incident reporting software, HPI safety system, LEAN, Cerner or Six Sigma
Acute care CMS reporting requirement experience – IQO, OQR, IPFQR
Why you’ll love it
Competitive salary with full suite of benefits
Work with collaborative medical, nursing and executive teams