RN Sepsis Quality Coordinator

  • Overland Park Regional Medical Center
  • Overland Park, KS, United States
  • Oct 13, 2023
Full time Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Description

Introduction

Overland Park Regional Medical Center is committed to investing in the latest technology enabling nurses to work more efficiently. Are you passionate about delivering patient-centered care? Submit your application for Sepsis Coordinator position and spend more time at the bedside with the patient.

Benefits

Overland Park Regional Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

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You contribute to our success let us contribute to yours! Whether you choose to focus on bedside care, a leadership or C-suite role, shape business and operational outcomes, or work to deliver clinical excellence behind the scenes in data science, case management or transfer centers. Unlock your potential at Overland Park Regional Medical Center!

Job Requirements

Job Summary and Qualifications

 

The Quality Coordinator - Sepsis assists with the coordination of the Performance Improvement Program to ensure high quality, patient-centered care by supporting the daily operations of the Quality Management/Patient Safety Program(s) and Performance Improvement programs. The Quality Coordinator collaborates with the Quality Leadership Team and other stakeholders to monitor processes, identify opportunities, obtain analyses, provide constructive input and channeling concerns appropriately, in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and other governmental requirements. The Quality Coordinator - Sepsis highlights priorities through data analysis and trending, incident response, and assists with staff education to advance patient safety and control and minimize risks at the facility.

About this Unit:

 

  • Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8am- 4:30pm)
  • Great team working in a collaborative environment

Responsibilities:

 

  • Ensures compliance with all hospital policies and procedures, safety and emergency preparedness requirements, Joint Commission core measures initiatives, accreditation requisites, and federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Willing to adjust personal schedule in cases of workload fluctuations or other departmental needs.
  • Demonstrates effective verbal & written communication.
  • Responds to supervisor’s & co-workers requests for information & assistance in a cooperative manner & within appropriate time frame
  • Interacts and communicates in a way that promotes a harmonious and cooperative working environment.
  • Communicates problems, workflow, opportunities for improvement and other relevant issues to supervisor or others as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates respect for others’ opinion, judgement, capabilities and gives praise to those who earn it.
  • Consistently displays behavior that enhances the image of the organization as evidenced by professional and courteous behavior toward all customers including co-workers.
  • Continuously improves service outcomes that impact patients and customers by awareness of the process design, measurement, assessment and commitment to improvement that is consistent with the hospital mission, vision and scope of service statements, with a commitment to excellence.
  • Supports and participates in the organizations’ Continuous Quality Improvement Program. Demonstrates participation in the Care Council.
  • Anticipates work flow, prioritizes tasks, and meets deadlines.
  • Accumulates data, forwards findings and results to responsible personnel.
  • Executes preparation / presentation of reports.
  • Reviews medical record per approved criteria.
  • Determines need for trending and/or more intensive review.
  • Ensures that appropriate follow-up is conducted.
  • Ensures the evidence based screening and treatment protocols become the standard of care within the facility.
  • Collaborates with medical and hospital staff to provide multidisciplinary care to patients with a diagnosis of sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock.
  • Reviews and analyzes clinical data and presents the data in an understandable and meaningful context to staff and physicians to motivate adherence to protocols.
  • Observes clinical processes and conducts surveillance activities, with immediate intervention (just-in-time) as indicated.
  • Forms idea for process improvement, develops and engages team solutions.
  • Provides education and clinical expertise to care team (physicians, LIPs and staff), patients and families.
  • Collaborates with physicians and staff in an effort to maximize timely evidence based care to decrease morbidity, mortality, length of stay, and readmissions.
  • Leads sepsis committee meetings with physician and nursing champions.
  • Leads hospital, medical staff and shared governance meetings focusing on sepsis as needed.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary rounds and proactively responds to patient needs to improve patient outcomes and positively impact overall patient experience.
  • Works in collaboration with the care team to develop and implement individualized teaching plans for patients and families.
  • Collects and analyzes sepsis program data to drive the program.
  • Participates in hospital, division and corporate wide collaboration for sepsis care and treatment.
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of changing performance measurements for high quality patient outcomes.
  • Locates, accesses, and understands local and national best practice benchmarks related to patient experience and outcomes.
  • Interacts with patients/families regarding experience. For less than expected care experience, facilitates action and resolution with leadership, and provides timely written correspondence for case closure.About this unit:

What qualifications you will need:

 

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
  • Current Registered Nurse License in Kansas or Current Multistate Compact License.
  • 2 years of current nursing experience in an acute care hospital setting.
  • 2 years experience with computer programs, database programs, spreadsheets and project management.

 

Overland Park Regional Medical Center is a 340+ bed facility offering acute medical services to our patients. We are Johnson County’s only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Level II Trauma Center. We have an Accredited Stroke and Chest Pain Center. Our hospital is a premier area destination for Women's & Children’s healthcare services. We offer the region’s only Maternal Fetal Health Center to care for critically ill mothers and their babies. Our hospital has an antepartum unit, a labor and delivery unit, and a Level III NICU. We have four emergency rooms, including a dedicated Pediatric emergency room and two freestanding ERs located in Olathe and Shawnee. Each year our colleagues treat over 45,000 patients. Caring for patients is more than a job for us, it's our mission and our calling. OPRMC is part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider in the region.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.