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Clinical Quality Outcomes Nurse - Critical Care Unit - Day - Full Time

Company: El Camino Health
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: March 28, 2020

Job Description:

El Camino Health is committed to hiring, retaining and growing the best and brightest professionals who will carry our mission and vision forward. We are proud of our reputation in the community: One built on compassion, innovation, collaboration and delivering high-quality care. Come join the team that makes this happen.

FTE1Scheduled Bi-Weekly Hours80Work ShiftDay: 8 hoursJob Description

Working under limited direction, review patient charts, treatment plans, and monitor patient outcomes. Through tracking and reporting the utilization of evidence-based best practices and collaborating with critical care team to increase/improve the application of evidence-based clinical practices, the will impact patient outcomes. The Nurse is responsible for the coordinating, monitoring and supporting performance improvement services. Works closely with patient care professionals, including but not limited to physicians and bedside nurses to meet compliance with recommended evidence-based practice guidelines.Responsibilities

  • Develop systems to identify specific in-patient populations, related to evidence-based guidelines
  • Identify opportunities for improvements based on evidence based practices, regulatory and accrediting agency requirements.
  • Analyze data and identify trends/gaps in high risk, high volume and/or problem prone processes.
  • Responsible for key regulatory reporting to the critical care team, through chart abstraction/review, i.e. Core Measures, MU measures, restraints, and other indicators.
  • Create tools to track and analyze trends on specific patients' diagnosis
  • Design and implement new processes and clinical care, based on evidence, to continually improve patient care and outcomes and to achieve performance targets.
  • Communicate findings and provide feedback to the critical care team regarding compliance with the recommended evidence-based practices and results of outcomes measures.
  • Conduct and report results of clinical outcomes and/or process monitoring; designs and develops dashboards and other innovative data visualization with the goal of improving care.
  • Advise on the appropriate use of quality improvement tools and methodologies, such as PDCA, Lean, Six Sigma, and Statistical Process Control Analysis.
  • Apply multiple performance improvement methodologies and tools to projects (e.g. Lean, Six Sigma, FMEA).
  • May mentor and lead the work of others, as assigned.


    RN degree from a program of nursing; Bachelor's or Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university preferred.

    Five (5) years' experience in critical care, acute care, hospital or similar settings.

    Demonstrates leadership and effective oral and written communication skills. Must be innovative and self-directed.

    Must possess high level complex communication skills and excellent computer skills (i.e., PowerPoint, Excel).

    Must demonstrate the ability to work well with patients, families, nursing, ancillary staff and physicians.

    Knowledge of performance improvement methodologies (e.g. Lean, Six Sigma, FMEA).

    Experience with quality monitoring and abstracting data from medical records required.

    Ability to develop a detailed understanding of Core Measures and Meaningful Use Quality Measures definitions is required.

    Existing knowledge of Core Measures is preferred.

    Familiarity with EPIC preferred.

    License/Certification/Registration Requirements

    Valid California RN License

    The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions of this job are available. El Camino Health will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability if that will allow them to perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so creates an undue hardship for the hospital, or causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace which cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation.Sedentary Work - Duties performed mostly while sitting; walking and standing at times. Occasionally lift or carry up to 10 lbs. Uses hands and fingers. - (Physical Requirements-United States of America)An Equal Opportunity Employer:

    El Camino Health seeks and values a diverse workforce. The organization is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of qualifications and competencies. El Camino Health prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, ancestry, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, marital status, age, medical condition or any other status protected by law. In addition to state and federal law, El Camino Health also follows all applicable fair and equitable employment policies from the County of Santa Clara.

Keywords: El Camino Health, Mountain View , Clinical Quality Outcomes Nurse - Critical Care Unit - Day - Full Time, Healthcare , Mountain View, California

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