Registered Nurse – QAPI focused.

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Lutheran Home of Worcester is on the look out for a HIGHLY SKILLED Registered Nurse with a lengthy history working within the title of Director of Nurses, to focus on Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI). Apply here or TEXT “QAPIRN” TO 774-786-8792 FOR AN IMMIDATE INTERVIEW!!!! Minimum Requirements 7+ years of recent experience as a Director Of Nursing Services in a Skilled Nursing Center (SNF) 7+ Registered Nurse About the RN-QAPI position: This position will report to ED, DNS and Regional Clinical Director. This Position is responsible for clinical projects, quality assurance projects, documentation, and other assigned duties in assigned nursing Center. xc2xb7Position is responsible for collaborating with clinical/facility staff to assure that all Center and management policies/procedures are followed, documentation is complete, timely, and accurately reflects the patientsxe2x80x99 condition and care provided and that clinical outcomes are assessed and reported. Educates and mentors staff on quality initiatives. To develop and maintain effective working relationships with Center staff while maintaining the integrity of the role and the reporting relationships required ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Reviews patient related documentation on a regular basis to assure compliance with Medicare, Medicaid and other required areas of compliance and customer service. Including but limited to: xc2xb7 Review PCC progress notes and Change in Condition (and follow-up notes) daily to identify issues of concern/requiring follow-up xc2xb7 Review customer service program feedback and assists with follow-up xc2xb7 Attends A.M. and clinical meetings to discuss resident changes, offer professional feedback and provide follow-up as needed to concerns identified 2. Reviews all incident reports and investigations. Enters incident report data in tracking system as required and sends updated file to Director/Regional Dir. of Clinical Operations weekly 3. Conducts regular audits of patient records, clinical systems and documentation to assure compliance with policies and procedures and regulatory bodies. Develops a calendar/schedule for audits based on Centerxe2x80x99s risk areas unless frequency directed from Director/Regional Director of Clinical Operations. Audits include, but are not limited to: xc2xb7 Lab audits, ancillary services audits, xray audits xc2xb7 Advance directives audits, psychotropic medication consent audits xc2xb7 Allergy audits xc2xb7 Foley catheter audits xc2xb7 Coumadin audits xc2xb7 Sliding scale insulin audits xc2xb7 Pain audits and narcotic administration audits xc2xb7 Dialysis and hospice documentation chart audits xc2xb7 IV/PICC line audits xc2xb7 Skin/wound care/treatment sheet audit and pressure ulcer prevention audits xc2xb7 Alarm/device audits, siderail audits, fall prevention implementation audits xc2xb7 Weight audits, constipation and bowel regimen audits xc2xb7 E-kit and medication room audits xc2xb7 Infection control practices/rounds xc2xb7 Medication storage and/or distribution practices xc2xb7 Editing accuracy xc2xb7 Physician visits 4. Provides reports on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep the Director of Clinical Operations and the Sheehan Health Group Management Team informed of the operation and progress of audit efforts and clinical outcomes. 5. Ensures proper reporting of violations or potential violations to necessary management staff within the nursing center and to Director of Clinical Operations. 6. Reviews clinical activities and initiates corrective action/reports to management as needed. 7. In collaboration with Staff Development Coordinator educates personnel in clinical and regulatory issues and Centerxe2x80x99s policies, and specialized programs 8. Identifies quality of care issues and takes appropriate action. 9. Rounds resident care areas on a regular basis and identifies opportunities for improvement/xe2x80x9dteachable momentsxe2x80x9d, call bell responsiveness, interactions (staff-to-resident; staff-to-supervisor and supervisor-to-staff) and models desired behavior and interactions 10. Assures that admission and readmission documentation is accurate and fully completed in the appropriate time frame. Educates staff on correct documentation procedures and collaborates with management staff when system issues are identified for company-wide correction and education. 11. In absence of (or in collaboration with) DNS, assists in reviews of residents referred for potential admission 12. In absence of the DNS collaborates with SDC/IC to provides supervision to the nursing department including working with Scheduler to assure proper levels of staff are maintained. 13. Performs other tasks as assigned. 14. Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set forth by the Management Group, the nursing Center policies and procedures, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards. Encouraged to apply – Registered Nurses with a lengthily work history performing duties as the Director of Nursing Services (DON). A Former /current RN – DON who prefers to take a step back from the demands being an RN-DON brings about but, highly enjoys the clerical aspects of clinical reports. A Former/Current RN- DON with a genuine appreciation for reviewing reports to identify areas needing attention and then seeing the corrections through. GREAT BENEFITS: Health Dental Vision Retirement savings PTO – encouraged for use so that you can relax and enjoy a work life balance Supportive management FUN working environment Pay rate: Open to discussion within center’s budget, depending on years of experience. Apply now and lets start a conversation. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $50.00 – $55.00 per hour Benefits: Dental insurance Employee assistance program Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Vision insurance Medical specialties: Geriatrics Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine Physical setting: Long term care Nursing home Skilled nursing facility Standard shift: Day shift Weekly schedule: Monday to Friday Experience: Director of Nursing Services: 5 years (Required) License/Certification: RN License (Required) Work Location: In person

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