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Perinatal Safety & Quality Manager - Maternity

Company: Trinity Health Corporation
Location: Springfield
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

Job Description:

The Perinatal Safety & Quality Manager is responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of an effective Neonatal and Obstetric safety program at Mercy Medical Center. Collaborates with administrative, medical, nursing, quality and safety leadership to promote a culture of patient safety and adherence to national clinical standards. Utilizes the principles and practice of the science of safety and serves as a visible and recognized advocate for patient safety in all Neonatal and Obstetric related clinical areas/units.

Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:

  • Our Mission and Core Values

  • Great benefits and Health Insurance Coverage

  • Career growth and advancement potential

  • Award-winning OB Department

Work Hours/Shift:

  • 40hr full time Mon-Fri days with flexibility to work off hours to meet the needs of the department

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Exceptional Patient Care: Collects, analyzes and evaluates patient outcomes data in order to anticipate and mitigate potential patient risk and to enhance the nursing professional practice environment at the unit level.

  • Excellent Communicator: Maintains competence in the national standards of clinical practice and disseminates pertinent safety and specialty related information to the team

  • Strong Educator: Responsible for the implementation, maintenance and evaluation of a perinatal safety program by synthesizing national guidelines, current scientific, scholarly and professional literature and evidenced-based practice.

  • Technical Familiarity: Performs collaborative reviews of adverse occurrences and near misses. Participates in root cause analysis for high priority reviews and sentinel events. Assists with development of a departmental clinical review database. Initiates quality improvements, applying knowledge garnered through tracking nursing indicators, national benchmark data and evidenced-based research findings to improvements in the quality of care.

  • Active Teamwork: Provides real time feedback to staff regarding compliance with policies and procedures. Monitors staff compliance with quality and initiatives. Assesses the documentation in the medical record and provides feedback to clinicians on opportunities for improvement. Fosters and promotes participation by all clinicians in educational programs and clinical drills.

Requirements:

  • BSN from an accredited School of Nursing required. Masters of Science in Nursing or related field preferred.

  • Current MA RN license in good standing required.

  • ACLS, NRP, & NCC Electronic fetal monitoring certification within six (6) months of hire.

  • Must have five (5) years of L&D experience and involved in quality initiatives, with demonstrated clinical and leadership skills.

  • Advanced interpersonal skills necessary in order to provide effective leadership

About Trinity Health Of New England:

Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system that is comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so.

Trinity Health Of New England benefits include health insurance, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, sick time, and professional advancement just to name a few.

Employees can also take advantage of extra benefits specific to each hospital.

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Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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