:Aug 11, 2017, 12:59:00 AMFull-timeShift Start Time:8:00A.M.Shift End Time:4:00P.M.
:Health and Hospital Systems
Location: Cermak Health Services, 2800 S California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608
Department: Patient Care Services
Reporting to the Director of Nursing, Cermak, the Clinical Performance Improvement Analyst is responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of the department's performance improvement program for all patient care services offered to the detainee population at Cermak/Juvenile Temporary Detention Center. The Clinical Performance Analyst will make recommendations for implementing improvement procedures and protocols necessary to be in compliance with the Department of Justices and the National Commission on Correctional Health Care guidelines.
Develop the indicators of performance and conduct audits reporting results to the Director of Nursing and Cermak management.
Conducts audits by visual inspection and by collection and analysis of data to determine compliance with regulatory, accrediting and clinical practice standards and reports on trends indicative of the quality of services rendered.
Recommends methodologies, actions, and/or modifications to provide structural clinical and system process for improvement.
Develops audit tools and establishes measure of performance.
Responsible for the review and development of recurring reports and practices to promote continuous quality improvement.
Develops methods and tools to be utilized by staff for monitoring quality and appropriateness of patient care on an ongoing basis.
Assist the Master Educator, develops, plans, presents and/or participates in educational programs relating to the nursing performance improvement program.
Integrate audit finding into training necessary to overcome performance deficiencies.
Works with Information Technology Department to develop process that enables the creation of reports from the current electronic medical record system.
Other duties as assigned.
Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois. (Must provide official license at time of interview)
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN). (Must provide official transcripts at time of interview)
Must have two (2) years' experience with clinical quality assessment and performance is required.
Knowledge of issues affecting the delivery of healthcare services is required.
Must have work experience in a quality department or demonstrate the development of quality measures as a primary role is required. Working on a quality project will not be accepted in lieu of direct quality experience.
Duties may involve travel between facilities/divisions; employee must possess a valid driver's license and insured vehicle is required.
Healthcare Quality Management certification is preferred.
5 years of nursing experience with at least three years of this experience in Corrections is preferred.
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, Are you a Military Veteran?
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing.Please note:If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date.Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status.Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE).Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
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Cook County Health & Hospitals System is a public worldwide leader in medical care, research and education. Mission-driven. Patient-focused. Team-based. At CCHHS, nearly 6,000 dedicated professionals — working in every medical and surgical specialty — collaborate to provide health and hope and healing to people from all walks of life.Respect — Whether on the front lines of patient care or support...ing the efforts of your colleagues and co-workers, the work you do at Cook County Health and Hospitals System will help to save lives. You are a valued member of the team.Growth — At Cook County Health & Hospitals System you’re encouraged to build on your strengths and career goals.Diversity — County Health & Hospitals System actively seeks to bring together individuals with diverse thoughts, ideas and backgrounds and to promote an inclusive environment that will generate innovation, greater job satisfaction and, most importantly, continually improved patient care.