Quality & Regulatory Specialist RN
In collaboration with the Leadership Team, the Quality and Regulatory Specialist is responsible for leading hospital-wide activities to evaluate and improve adherence to state and federal regulatory agencies [i.e. Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) and CMS Conditions of Participation (CoPs). This includes facilitating and ensuring ongoing survey readiness for accreditation as well as regulatory self-report and complaint investigations. Identifies opportunities for improvements based on evidence-based practices in regulatory compliance, analysis of internal and external compliance/risk assessments and findings from regulatory authorities.
Experience, Knowledge and Skill
1. Previous Experience Required:
3 years of nursing experience required
Prefer some experience with quality/process improvement and analytics/databases
2. Specialized or Technical Education Required:
Current RN licensure
Bachelor’s degree from accredited nursing program
3. Manual or Physical Skill Required:
Excellent people and communication skills, pleasing telephone voice, ability to react instantly, ability to handle more than one task efficiently, ability to meet and greet the public in a professional manner. Knowledge of computer is required.
4. Physical Effort Required:
Strength: Sedentary; Push: Occasionally; Pull: Occasionally
Carry: Occasionally; Lift: Occasionally; Sit: Frequently
Stand: Occasionally; Walk: Frequently
Requires prolonged periods of walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, kneeling, pushing and pulling with hands, and using fingers repetitively.
Must be able to move about to all hospital departments.
Must be able to work at personal computer or computer terminal for extended periods of time.
Occasional lifting of computer equipment, report binding, ledgers, and file boxes.