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Berkshire Health Systems Quality Improvement Manager - LTC in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

  • DEFINITION/PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

  • 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.)

  • Experience:

  • 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.

  • Other Requirements:

  • 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.

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