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Job #5774
Performance Improvement Analyst
Degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or other healthcare-related field
Full Time, Days
Pennington, NJ 08534
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Covering surgical service line for Regional Medical Center and Hopewell.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Facilitates and supports performance improvement (PI) and patient safety initiatives for assigned area to promote clinical excellence and patient safety.
  • Performs analysis and trending of data through review of reported events, case screening and data abstraction.
  • Prepares and designs meaningful reports that include statistical analysis, interpretation, monitoring and benchmarking of clinical data.
  • Understands and appropriately applies data definition, abstraction and benchmarking requirements to facilitate meaningful data collection, interpretation and presentation.
  • Designs and maintains database system for compilation and reporting of program metrics with incorporation of benchmarks and comparative data.
  • Develops meaningful dashboards and reports for departments, divisions, committees and staff.
  • Utilizes PI methodology and PI tools, such as flow mapping, fishbones and root cause analyses, to facilitate and drive process improvement.
  • Reviews charts for quality concerns, including adverse occurrences. Establishes timelines and exercises discretion and judgment when identifying concerns for review to improve processes.
  • Performs chart review to identify if variation from quality of care exists and to determine the need for peer review.
  • Assists in the identification of cases for peer review and education to promote quality of patient care.
  • Investigates quality-of-care concerns form providers, payers and patients/families.
  • Supports several medical staff departments and clinical areas with performance improvement initiatives and quality outcomes.
  • Develops and monitors action plans.
 
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or other healthcare-related field; or five years of healthcare quality experience.
  • Five years of staff RN or LPN experience in acute care environment with two years of experience in quality management, health information management, informatics, safety or risk management.
  • Knowledge of PI tools, analytics and data management.
  • Excellent coaching, organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and conflict-resolution skills.
  • Proficient with various clinical data systems and PC programs, such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to knowledgeably collect, compile and evaluate data. Ability to learn unfamiliar concepts quickly and partner with medical staff and clinical leaders to drive results.

Capital Health is the region's leader in advanced medicine with significant investments in advanced technologies and the best physicians. Comprising its two hospitals (Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton and the Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell) and the Capital Health - Hamilton outpatient facility, Capital Health is a growing accredited healthcare organization. Capital Health has also received Magnet® status for the fourth consecutive time in recognition of its quality patient care, innovations in professional nursing practice, and nursing excellence. Only 29 organizations in the country have received Magnet status four times and five of those organizations are in New Jersey. In addition, our nursing team received special recognition for excellence in stroke and outpatient emergency care.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits that include:
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Low employee expense for medical and dental insurance
  • 403b savings and retirement program
  • Educational assistance program
  • Facility with $100 million in new renovations

Find out why our 4000+ employees have chosen Capital Health.

Easy commute from PA and major NJ routes.

Learn more about us:
www.capitalhealth.org

Equal Opportunity Employer.