The Registered Nurse (RN) Consultant is assigned to the Quality, Safety and Value Service. Failing to submit any documentation that is required and listed under the "Required Documents" tab may result in loss of consideration. The RN Consultant is responsible for working closely with the Service and Healthcare Group Leadership to provide internal and external accreditation and site visit support (OIG, TJC, LTCI, CARF). The RN is also responsible for the following: monitoring, trending and analyzing data, interpreting The Joint Commission standards, interpreting VA Handbooks and Directives regarding Quality Management/Performance Improvement/Patient Safety issues; collaborating with the facility Patient Safety Manager and Risk Manager; and monitoring progress of reviews and follow-up action items to ensure completion in a timely manner. The RN is responsible for utilizing a comprehensive, organized, continuous readiness program to review and identify opportunities for improvement in order to achieve excellence in the quality and safety of the care, treatment, and services provided to patients. The RN provides clinical expertise and consultation to assist in data driven decision making and performance improvement matters. Conducts tracers and operational assessments, participates in the design and analysis of special studies to define the cause and scope of issues or trends, and assists in the identification of appropriate criteria for problem resolution. Work Schedule: 7:30AM to 4:00PM. Work schedule is subject to change based on the needs of the organization. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599261300
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.