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Clinical Operations Nurse

Lombard, Illinois

Post Date: 07/17/2017 Job ID: 1361 Job Category: Healthcare

Our client in the Western Suburbs is looking for a Clinical Operations Nurse.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Participate in survey education and quality spot review process in assigned facilities as scheduled.
  • Implement follow-up in facilities in response to mock survey results.
  • Review incidents/occurrences and monitor for appropriate follow-up documentation and interventions; analyze incidents for trending and determination of further clinical needs.
  • Obtain significant occurrence documentation and submit to the VP of Risk Management.
  • Provide clinical information on legal claims as needed.
  • Collaborate with the other Clinical Operations Nurses, VP of Clinical Operations, VP of Risk Management and Quality Assurance, to review company trends related to resident incidents and develop proactive interventions and programs to reduce company risk.
  • Identify necessary educational opportunities which would benefit the facility staff opportunities to the Director of Training and Development and determine appropriate action plans.
  • Provide education and staff competencies in support of action plans.
  • Utilize Quality Improvement tools to evaluate resident outcomes, and staff performance and behaviors.
  • Manage most of the IDPH process; a) reviewing the Plan of Correction(POC) b) setting an appropriate date of completion for the POC c)reviewing the evidence of compliance d) monitoring for IDPH feedback and working with Royal Clerical Support on calendar time frames for compliance e) obtain necessary documentation for the Informal Dispute Resolution (IDR) process.
  • Conduct chart reviews as necessary and review areas of risk with the appropriate personnel.
  • Partner with the facility Director of Nursing and provide guidance as necessary in meeting resident needs.
  • Assisting other team members when necessary

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s Degree preferred.
  • A team-focused, experienced Registered Nurse, RN, with 3+ years Director of Nursing experience in a long term care facility.
  • Strong communications skills.
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Demonstrated ability to critically analyze data and provide guidance to the facility on an appropriate plan.
  • Must be able to read, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must have the ability to sit, stand, walk, stoop and reach, and to use hands to manipulate the computer, writing, calculation or other instruments to carry out responsibilities of the position.
  • Must be able to lift objects up to 20 pounds.
  • Must have adequate vision to perform essential job functions.

Colleen Eddy
Senior Recruiter

Colleen brings high energy and a focus on service to her role as Senior Executive Recruiter at The Steely Group. She believes regard for others begins by actively listening to understand which, in turn, builds trust (the bedrock of relationships). Throughout her distinguished career, Colleen has demonstrated success developing talent; building, leading and managing teams; recruiting, training and mentoring executives; and helping employees embrace change and achieve goals.
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