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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinator in Tacoma, Washington

Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinator

Tacoma, Washington

VMFH Division Support Services

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  • Employment Type: Full Time

  • Department: Trauma Administration

  • Hours/Pay Period: 80

Requisition ID 2022-253617 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday 7:30am - 3:30pm Remote No Category Staff Nurse

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Job Details

Overview

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)

  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs

  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Wellness Program

  • Commute Trip Reduction Program - Earn cash back for participation!

Responsibilities

Job Summary

This job is responsible for collaborating with clinical service lines and departments in carrying out performance/efficiency improvement projects/initiatives for Virginia Mason Franciscan Health (VMFH), St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) Level II Trauma program toaddress/strengthen patient safety, utilization of clinical resources and achievement of desired clinical outcomes. An incumbent serves as project manager for a variety of management-level work teams, providing support, expertise and guidance in: 1) the application of accepted clinical quality improvement methodologies/tools; 2) data collection and statistical/operational analysis ; 3) outcomes measurement; 4) risk assessment; 5) best practices research; 6) documenting and implementing process improvements; and 7) evaluating desired vs. actual clinical effectiveness of performance improvement efforts in accordance with American College of Surgeons Trauma Quality Improvement Process (TQIP) and Washington State Department of Health Trauma Standards. Work also includes identifying and validating evidence-based best practices in clinical practice and patient safety to guideSJMC, Level II Traumaprogram in performance improvement activities, and researching the nature/scope of impact on existing activities to make appropriate recommendations. Performance improvement efforts cover a variety of processes, and an incumbent must be sufficiently knowledgeable to recognize important synergies and opportunities in clinical outcomes, cost containment, patient safety/satisfaction and regulatory compliance.

Qualifications

Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree in nursing or other healthcare-related discipline, and five years of related work experience that demonstrates the attainment of the requisite job knowledge, skills and abilities, including experience in outcomes measurement, risk assessment, data analysis/reporting and management of clinical work teams.

Master’s degree in a discipline related to the requirements of the position is desirable.

License/Certification

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Washington State Nursing Commission.

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Are you a career fit with our CommonSpirit Health culture? To understand how we are structured, we believe in some core philoosophies with the following:

We will be stronger together, achieving excellence in all we do, collaborating across the fields and growing our collective knowledge.

We will let humankindness guide us as we treat every person with hollistic, persaonalized care for the bod, mind and spirit.

We will advance the science and art of nursing as innovative leaders who demonstrate the power of evidence-based, compassionate care. If you believe in working together with humankindness for all to advance the science and art of nursing - thne you have found your career fit with us!

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– Kathleen D. Sanford, EVP, Chief Nursing Officer

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinator at VMFH Division Support Services

  • Compassionate

  • Trustworthy

  • Proactive

  • Collaborative

  • Communicator

  • Balanced

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

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External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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