RN - Quality Improvement/Nurse Informatics - Health Plan (Irving Offices) Job

Children's Health - Clinically Integrated Networks Careers

Job Number: 53774

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 2-13-2018

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Prepares comprehensive written reports detailing the results of completed audits/reviews. Assists with the development of action plans. Works with CMCHP's Medical Director to manage the Medical, Surgical and OB aspects of the Quality Improvement Program. Audits care plans and makes recommendations for improving the care planning process based on bio psychosocial assessments performed by Health Management Services Care Management staff.

Nursing informatics (NI) is the specialty that integrates nursing science with multiple information management and analytical sciences to identify, define, manage, and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom in nursing practice. NI supports nurses, consumers, patients, the inter-professional healthcare team, and other stakeholders in their decision-making in all roles and settings to achieve desired outcomes. This support is accomplished through the use of information structures, information processes, and information technology.

JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts clinical case reviews
  • Provides comprehensive written assessments and recommendations based on the clinical review of quality of care concerns and complaints
  • Plans and conducts qualitative evaluations of QI activities to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Reviews CM and DM programs for efficiency, effectiveness and compliance with State and/or Federal regulations
  • Consults on quality issues and develops solutions
  • Develops and disseminates information on new technologies, service delivery models, improved practices and research findings
  • Assess training needs and develop and present training programs for providers and CMCHP staff members

EDUCATION:

Minimum Formal Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Three plus years experience/expertise with considerable knowledge of medical, surgical and/or OB/NICU services, principles and methods.
  • Experience working in a Clinic setting
  • Experience writing clinical documentation, comprehensive reports, corrective action plans and other types of technical writing.

LICENSES and CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Unrestricted Nursing License in the State of Texas

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Sedentary - Exerting up to 10 lbs occasionally or negligible weights freguently; sitting most of the time.


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