Hawaii Pacific Health Surgical Clinical Reviewer, RN - Quality Management in Lihue, Hawaii

Job Description

Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is the largest medical facility on Kaua‘i and has been recognized as one of the nation’s best rural hospitals. With 169 physicians on staff, Wilcox provides residents and visitors with expert diagnosis and treatment for more than 20 specialties. Its state-of-the-art acute care facility includes a full suite of services from emergency, OB/GYN and pediatrics to cardiology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, pulmonology, nephrology, cosmetic surgery, internal medicine and family practice. In 2010, the Wilcox Health Women’s Center opened to provide preventive and diagnostic care for Kaua‘i’s women close to home. The hospital has 71 beds, including seven intensive care beds, five birthing suites, 20 same-day surgery beds and a 20-bed emergency department. It is equipped with MRI and CT scanners and a state-of-the-art surgical center with six surgical suites. In 2010, the American Heart Association recognized Wilcox Memorial in three areas of excellence: Coronary Artery Disease (Gold Award), Stroke (Silver Award) and Heart Failure (Silver Award.) Wilcox Memorial Hospital, together with Kaua‘i Medical Clinic and the Wilcox Health Foundation, is affiliated with Hawai‘i Pacific Health, the state’s largest health care provider.

At Wilcox Memorial Hospital, the Quality Management team strengthens the organization by promoting a data-driven approach to systematic quality and improvement. The team maintains accreditation status with The Joint Commission and with Federal and State regulating agencies. It supports the mission of the organization by ensuring that appropriate quality tools are used to measure and facilitate performance improvements, and promoting a culture of safety. Among other services, the department staff participates in national quality programs to ensure the monitoring of quality performance and evaluate how standards are being met.

As the Surgical Clinical RN Reviewer, you will provide leadership and vision to monitor, evaluate and improve the processes that affect the quality of surgical care. This includes identifying surgical cases for the collection and reporting of data and collaborating with the surgical staff and quality improvement team to identify opportunities for quality improvement and implement best practices. You will coordinate surgical care quality improvement program initiatives and ensure that the program outcomes enhance the quality of surgical services at the department/unit level. We are looking for someone with exceptional talent for observation, quality control and communication and observation skills, who shares our commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Work Schedule: Day - 8 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: Yes

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current Hawai‘i Registered Nurse License. Must successfully complete the American College of Surgeons (ACS) - National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) Surgical Clinical Reviewer (SCR) Training/Certification Program within 90 days from the start of employment. Three (3) years of acute nursing experience to include surgical, post surgical or pre surgical care including experience with clinical chart review and abstraction.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in nursing or health related field.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Surgical Clinical Reviewer, RN - Quality Management

Category Quality

Employment Type Employee

Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Req ID 10090