Program Coordinator-Perinatal, Risk, Quality & Safety
NYU Langone Health
October 11, 2018
Brooklyn, New York
Full Time - Internship
4 Year Degree
NYU Langone Hospital- Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The hospital is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Health’s anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Program Coordinator-Perinatal, Risk, Quality & Safety
In this role, the successful candidate Supports Departments of Nursing's quality and safety programs. Provides quality improvement facilitation and support for nursing staff and multidisciplinary teams undertaking improvement initiatives. Assists with assessment of the learning needs of physician and nursing staff as they pertain to quality and performance improvement; assists with provision of education and mentoring in the methods and tools of rapid cycle and continuous quality improvement. Participates in monitoring of regulatory compliance, identifies opportunities for improvement, and assists Perinatal patient care units with development and implementation of improvement strategies. Participates in occurrence reviews, complaint investigations, RCAs, FMEAs and assist in facilitation of the corrective action plans with nursing leadership and staff.
NY State RN license
BSN, MSN or Master's degree in a related field required, Doctorate preferred
Minimum 5 years acute care nursing experience required
At least 2 years Labor and Delivery experience required
At least 1 year current leadership experience required, teaching experience preferred
Consultation and project management experience preferred
* I. CLINICAL 1. Articulates understanding of interdisciplinary collaboration, quality and performance management, patient safety, continuum of care concepts, customer service and healthy work environments. 2. Assists in review and evaluation of occurrences related to nursing care reported through the electronics occurrence system and patient complaints related to patient care. 3. Participates in RCAs, FMEAs and assist in implementation and monitoring corrective action plan. 4. Integrates evidence-based care into the health care teams practice and decision making. 5. Reports findings and recommendations to the OB Nursing Quality and Performance Improvement Council and the OB/GYN Department Quality Assurance and Improvement Committee. 6. Assures compliance with standards and regulations promulgated by all applicable agencies.
* II. LEADERSHIP & COORDINATION 1. Assists unit based leadership in developing quality initiatives that reflect their specialty and achieve evidence based practice. 2. Exercises partnership with the Chief Quality Officer in developing integrated and complementary quality and performance improvement organizational goals and leading such programs that transcend departments. 3. Serves as a resource in identifying and facilitating development of comparable patient care and nursing standards at both sites. 4. Establishes collaborative relationships with nursing staff, leadership, medical staff, and other administrative staff. 5. Participates as a representative of the Departments of Nursing at the Hospital Quality Improvement Committee, and other hospital and medical board committees as indicated. 6. Functions as a respectful member of the healthcare team. 7. Coordinates activities to promote compliance with all regulatory requirements. 8. Supports unit based leadership by developing tools to monitor outcomes at the unit level. 9. Provides support for quality improvement teams including arranging meetings, providing minutes, managing project timelines, and preparing reports. 10. Assists Department Leadership and other nursing leadership in development of presentations, reports and publication of quality and safety program outcomes. 11. Serves as a resource or contributor to departmental initiatives and helps to develop innovative approaches to the provision of perinatal patient care.
* III. DEVELOPMENT & EDUCATION 1. Provides education to various levels of physician and nursing staff in the use of performance improvement methodologies as applicable to nursing quality. 2. Serves as consultant and expert in developing standards consistent with model espoused by Departments, utilizing evidence based literature, regulatory requirements, and pertinent professional nursing standards. 3. Participates in leadership development programs in areas pertinent to expertise and interest. 4. Evaluates the effectiveness of education and development activities in achieving desired outcomes in collaboration with appropriate disciplines and/or Departments.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital- Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you’ll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.