DaVita Quality Nurse in LAS VEGAS, Nevada

Quality Nurse

Description

Overview:

Support the development and implementation of quality improvement interventions and audits and assist in resolving deficiencies that impact compliance with HEDIS, Medicare Star measures and applicable regulatory and accreditation standards. Educate provider and office staff about applicable performance measures, use of patient pursuit lists, current practice performance,

recommended actions and follow-up as necessary. The successful candidate will need to have exemplary communication skills as they will be required to communicate sensitive information as well as motivate and influence providers and office staff to engage in recommended best practices.

Essential Functions:

  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate DaVita Medical Group's commitment to superior customer service, including quality, care and concern with each and every internal and external customer.

  • Uses, protects, and discloses DaVita Medical Group patients’ protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.

  • Responsible for quality and continuous improvement within the job scope.

  • Responsible for all actions/responsibilities as described in company controlled documentation for this position.

  • Contributes to and supports the corporation's quality initiatives by planning, communicating and encouraging team and individualcontributions toward the corporation's quality improvement efforts.

  • Ensures compliance with State and Federal standards, accreditation standards, and legislation.

  • Abstracts medical records.

  • Analyzes performance data and charts against defined parameters.

  • Ensures audit reports and metrics are properly understood, carried out and evaluated and that product modifications are

  • investigated if necessary.

  • Assists Quality Leadership in identifying opportunities for improvement through analysis of patterns and trends.

  • Participates in Quality Committees as needed.

  • Collaborates with other departments.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Minimum: Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing

  • Minimum: Current State RN or LPN license

  • Minimum: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (AHA) or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross)

  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing

Experience:

  • Minimum: 3-4 years of experience

  • Preferred: 5 or more years of experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Computer literate.

  • Ability to type 45 wpm.

  • Basic Life Support for healthcare providers.

  • Manual dexterity to use/handle equipment and instruments.

  • Skilled in phlebotomy and I.V. therapy.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to concurrently perform multiple tasks.

  • Knowledge of Quality Management principles and HEDIS/Stars performance measures

  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving skills

DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Washington. A leading independent medical group in America, DaVita Medical Group has over two decades of experience providing coordinated, outcomes-based medical care in a cost-effective manner. As of June 30, 2017, DaVita Medical Group’s teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

DaVita Medical Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita Medical Group makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

DaVita Medical Group will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.

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Primary Location NV-LAS VEGAS - 89119

Req ID: 334358