Berkshire Health Systems Quality Improvement Manager - LTC in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
The QIM ensures regulatory compliance by supporting the preparation and maintenance for survey and ensures appropriate clinical outcomes by monitoring clinical performance and outcome data. S/he evaluates and promotes efficient and effective resident care delivery systems.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)
Over 5 years Long Term Care experience in nursing management preferred.
Over 2 years of Infection Prevention and Control experience in long term care.
Prior Director of Nursing experience required.
Proven skill success in planning, written and oral communication.
Strong knowledge base in regulatory compliance, policy and procedures.
Proven success in organization, dependability and project management.
Independent decision making and judgment, success at team building through collaboration.
Education and Training:
Bachelors Degree in nursing, preferred.
License, Certification & Registration:
RN License - Currently licensed as an RN in Massachusetts
Certification in Infection Control preferred.
Demonstrate excellent verbal and written skills.
Ability to work independently to organize and prioritize programs/committees.
Ability to work with confidential information required.
Excellent knowledge of the mental, physical and psychological aspects of aging; desire to work with senior population.
Demonstrate excellent presentation and teaching skills.
Demonstrate competency with Joint Commission standards.
Average skills in MDS and computer technology.
Excellent knowledge of state and federal regulations, including interpretation and implementation.
Excellent knowledge quality management/measurement to achieve customer satisfaction, clinical outcomes and meet strategic objectives.
Willingness to travel >75% of time.
Travel required by private car and air travel.
Team player; ability to work with a diverse work group.
MACHINERY, TOOLS & EQUIPMENT: Telephone, computer and variety of software, photocopier, fax machine, and audio-visual equipment.