Merit Health Biloxi
Location BILOXI, MS (Merit Health Biloxi)
Department Quality Assurance
Field Legal Services
Responsible for assisting leaders in administering the risk management program on a day-to-day basis, including managing and analyzing risk management data, facilitating systems analysis to promote and improve patient safety, conducting and facilitating risk management educational programs based upon availability and identified needs, and compliance with The Joint Commission's standards relating to risk management and patient safety. Abstracting charts for core measures, assisting in coordination of internal mock surveys and serving as a resource to departments in complying with Joint Commission standards. Functions as back up to the Infection Control Coordinator in her absence. Attends Medical Staff departmental and committee meetings as the QMS staff representative as assigned. Assists in preparing meeting agendas and taking minutes for various meetings. Bachelors degree required. BSN preferred. Three to five (3-5) years quality and / or risk management experience preferred. Experience in risk management, both court room experience and trial preparation experience, preferred. Certification in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) and/or Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) preferred. RN licensed to practice nursing in required. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) required. Excellent customer service skills required. Excellent organizational skills required. High level critical thinking skills and problem resolution skills required. Computer skills with word processing, graphics, presentation tools, and data base programs required. In depth knowledge of Joint Commission standards, Federal / State laws / regulations required. Ability to manage multiple projects/priorities and deadlines required. Presentation skills required.