2201 Lexington Avenue Ashland Kentucky 41101 United States
Posted: Feb 05, 2019
The Quality and Patient Safety Coordinator will be responsible for supporting quality, patient safety, accreditation, and infection control standards within the assigned units/service line. The Quality and Patient Safety Coordinator will work collaboratively with the unit/service line leadership to assure all members of the health care team maintain performance standards for professional nursing practice, delivery of safe, high quality clinical care and timely and appropriate documentation in the clinical setting.
Duties & Essential Functions
Participates in organizational and unit based quality improvement and patient safety activities, observation and data collection and provides input on standards of care.
In collaboration with department leaders, reviews care provided, audits medical records and identifies areas for improvement. Provides peer leadership and serves as a resource in the provision of patient care and unit activities.
Assists staff in development of problem solving and decision making skills as related to quality and patient safety
Accountable, in collaboration with the department leader, for unit/department/organizational goals achievement in all priority areas.
Develops implements and participates in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety process activities, performance measurement, and evaluation of outcomes. Leads members of the health care team in activities designed to improve patient care outcomes.