DUTIES: In this role, the successful candidate demonstrates, clinical leadership, project management/ strategic planning, accountability for the development and implementation of data tools, data collection and analysis; methodology for quality metrics driven outcome and sustainability. The Candidate has to be able to collaborate effectively as a team leader in a dynamic, academic health care setting and to be proactive in planning and implementing changes. Ideal candidate must possess experience as the designated Hospital Coordinator for the National Data for Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI). Additionally, the candidate must have knowledge and experience to integrate into practice: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); New York State Partnership Association (NYSPA); Quality and Safety Educator for Nurses (QSEN); Leapfrog Survey indicators and outcomes and regulatory requirements (e.g. TJC, CMS, and DOH). Collaborates with the quality Management Department to ensure accurate data collection and that project management and initiatives are consistent with the priorities established by the hospital. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: Current New York State Registered Professional Nurse. Master's Degree in Nursing preferred. Board certified (CPHQ) by the National Association for healthcare Quality( or eligible to obtain in one year); five years or more working as a Performance Improvement Coordinator/ Associate Director. Proficient in Oral, Written, Communication and Computer skills able to use Word and Excel. Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 54009
About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.