Agency QA Nurse
Agency Quality Assurance Nurse
The Quality Assurance Nurse (QA Nurse) optimizes quality of care within assigned agency by undertaking efforts to review clinical competency, ensure regulatory adherence, prevent adverse events, and promote infection prevention. The QA Nurse should have a track record of using a collaborative team-oriented approach to lead others through change.
- Must hold a valid and current registered nurse license in the state employed.
- Two (2) years’ experience in hospice, preferred.
- Two (2) years of experience in regulatory readiness, adverse event review, and quality improvement.
- Completion of post-secondary education or otherwise able to give oral and written directions and present group training at a level necessary to accomplish this position.
- Must be capable of performing the job function of this position with or without accommodations.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Review and audit up to 100% of field staff documentation submitted.
- Review, monitor and audit infection control, incident and on-call logs.
- Assist with Agency Performance Improvement and attend Performance Improvement and Professional Advisory Committee meetings.
- Assist with and monitor Performance Improvement activities including PDCA processes in the agency.
- Assist with and maintain readiness for State inspections, including "Mock Survey" plan of correction audits as assigned.
- Assist with and participate in all aspects of State Recertification surveys.
- Assist with and maintain records of State Survey plan of correction audits as assigned.
- Assist with employee orientation as it relates to required documentation, regulations and quality improvement.
- Attend and/or conduct agency education and staff meetings.
- Participate in call rotation for "Administrative Call" in the agency.
- Perform other duties, as assigned.