Transplant Quality/Regulatory RN Coordinator - Transplant Services - Primary Children's Hospital
Job Number 146704
Job ID: 146704
Greater Salt Lake area
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This position is accountable for monitoring and improving patient care within their specialty area by demonstrating expertise in clinical practice, education, consultation, collaboration and evidence based on nursing practice and research. The incumbent will fill a vital role in the multidisciplinary team of skilled professionals committed to the care of children in need of transplantation and their contributing disease processes. This position will be involved with Quality Assessment and Improvement efforts as well as the lead resource in regulatory aspects of transplant and how it impacts each program.
1. Provide consultation to staff and teams in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of transplant-related patient care.
2. Analyze programs, projects, and goals utilizing quality improvement, evidence based practice, and research principles to change culture, standardize patient care best practice, and improve patient outcomes.
3. Create, manage, and evaluate processes that optimize patient care. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Skill development of the clinician including critical thinking skills.
• Support patient care through formalized education, orientation and ongoing education, patient rounds, policies, procedures, protocols, and pathway development.
• Contributing expertise to patient care, identifying key learning opportunities and reviewing with appropriate clinicians.
4. Promote nursing profession and participate in the development of self & othersd
5. Quality Assessment and Improvement efforts
Apply quality improvement methodologies as a team leader to determine strategies that will assist in obtaining outcomes, and act as a resource to staff to provide quality monitoring and improvement suppor
Track and prepare data, and present information at periodic Quality Assessment & Performance Improvement (QAPI) meetings.
Facilitate necessary changes resulting from results, event reports, concerning patterns, or new practice requirements.
6. Regulatory Compliance
Apply current working knowledge of regulatory compliance standards as applicable to transplant programs and areas in multiple settings.
Provide consultation and support by collaborating with department(s) and teams to:Ensures compliance to regulatory support and assessing compliance to standards to ensure a safe and consistent care environment.
develop methods and plans to meet standards,
participating in the writing or development of new policies, procedures and guidelines,
research literature and outside sources to identify new methods, technologies, or approaches for compliance.
Serves as a clinical resource and role model to all staff members.
Maintains / promotes positive customer service.
Participates in the timely and effective management of patient complaints or concerns.
May contribute to annual performance reviews of clinical staff.
Supports and models unit policies / procedures to ensure safe, quality patient care.
Oversight responsibilities for competency of clinical staff. This may include annual skills updates, ongoing educational in-services and completion of mandatory educational requirements.
Oversight accountabilities for ongoing programs (i.e., patient safety, pain protocols, etc.). Evaluate the quality of clinical care and establish processes for continuous improvement.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited institution (degree will be verified).
RN License in state of practice.
2 years clinical RN experience.
1 year quality improvement experience.
Demonstrated effective use of computers and applications including Microsoft Office products.
Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited institution.
Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC) designation.
Knowledge of CMS and UNOS transplant requirements.
Project management experience.
Transplant Coordinator experience.
One year of pedia tric RN work experience
Hearing/Listening, Manual Dexterity, Seeing, Speaking.
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Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US