We are seeking a full-time Quality Improvement Specialist for our Cardiac Service Line at Sentara Heart Hospital.
Employee Satisfaction: Hampton Road’s chosen Employer of Choice for over 10 years
Stability: 125 plus years of no company layoffs.
Career Growth: Position open due to employee relocation. We offer our employees yearly merit reviews, potential annual performance plus bonuses, and a competitive benefits program.
Innovation: 112 inpatient bed with 45 procedural rooms. Featuring state of the art equipment in our quaternary care facility that is dedicated to improving safety, quality and health every day.
Market: Sentara Heart Hospital is the #2 for Cardiology & Heart Surgery center in Virginia and #24 in the nation for best heart programs.
Nursing Excellence: First in the region to become a Magnet® recognized hospital.
Location: We are located in the Hampton Roads area surrounded by beaches, historic landmarks dating as far back as the Revolutionary War of 1776, top rated school systems, and seven cities full of life, events, and celebration.
What you will do:
Position will work Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm. No weekend or holidays.
Will develop, coordinate, implement, evaluate and maintain quality improvement/assurance initiatives for our cardiac service line.
Be a liaison to other cardiac areas within the health system.
Required Education: RN-Bachelor's Level Degree
Experience:Requires minimum of 2 years recent experience in the related service line. 3 or more years of current experience in QI related activities preferred. Leadership, teaching and QI/PI facilitation skills required. Knowledge and understanding of regulatory and accreditation agency standards preferred. Incumbents must possess clinical knowledge related to the specialty or prior quality experience. Must be able to link the clinical effectiveness and clinical informatics arenas.
Licenses and Certifications Required: Registered Nurse
Skills Required: Communication, Coordination, Critical Thinking, Judgment and Decision Making, Microsoft Office, Project Management, Social Perceptiveness, Speaking, Technology/Computer, Writing
Other: Requires local travel and use of personal automobile. Requires flexibility in work schedule.
Sentara. Your Community Not-For-Profit Health Partner.Our mission. We improve health every day.Sentara Healthcare is one of the most progressive and integrated health care organizations in the nation, located mainly in Southeast Virginia and Northern North Carolina with additional sites in Charlottesville, Covington, Harrisonburg and Woodbridge, VA. Sentara operates more than 100 care giving sit...es, including 12 acute care hospitals including 7 in Hampton Roads, 1 in Northern Virginia and 2 in the Blue Ridge Region, 1 in Southwestern Virginia and 1 in Northeastern North Carolina, outpatient care facilities, nursing centers, assisted living centers, advanced imaging centers and about 380 primary care and multi-specialty physicians. Sentara also offers a full range of award-winning health coverage plans, home health and hospice services, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, including Nightingale - the region’s first air ambulance service.We invite you to share our Vision. To be the healthcare of choice in the communities we serve.