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Our nurse professionals embody what it means to provide the best
patient interactions possible. They also advance the art and
science of nursing in a patient-centered, healing environment.
Regional Peer Review, Quality Nurse Consultant 40/hr
Coordinates quality, accreditation, regulatory and licensing
(AR&L), patient safety and risk management activities for the
medical center. Provides clinical, educational, consulting, and
coordinating support to assigned areas. Uses nurses' licensure as a
substantial amount of scientific knowledge or technical skill for
indirect patient care services that ensure the safety, comfort,
personal hygiene, and protection of patients; and the performance
of disease prevention and restorative measures.
Acts as a consultant for quality, AR&L, risk, patient
safety, and infection prevention activities and programs.
Assists with quality management studies through data collection,
data input and report development.
Analyzes, interprets and provides recommendation based on
Organize and coordinate project planning, group process
facilitation, training, and appropriate application of information
Reports all occurrences which may lead to medical center
liability and follows up as necessary.
Facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration for implementation
of evidence based guidelines, criteria and other clinical tools to
reduce variation in clinical practice and to optimize clinical
Educates physicians and staff regarding regional projects or
regulatory reviews, i.e. the interpretation of regulatory
requirements and the methods of compliance when preparing for a
review or the interpretation of project goals.
Analyzes risk management/patient safety principles and provides
recommendations for the incorporation of risk management principles
in each medical center.
Provides support services to appropriate medical center staff in
implementing risk management principles into credentialing
Participates in special projects as assigned, such as
statistical reports for state, federal, and local agencies.
Applies the appropriate performance improvement methodology to
address improvement opportunity (eg. MFI, Lean DMAIC).
May support infection prevention and control activities.
Supports maintenance of IC records and policy/procedure manual
reviews and revisions.
Supports the medical center's continuous survey readiness
program to maintain compliance with regulatory standards.
Minimum three (3) years of combined experience in quality, risk
management, patient safety, infection prevention,
accreditation/regulation, licensing or operational clinical
leadership in a healthcare setting.
Bachelor's degree in nursing, business administration,
economics, health care administration, operation research, public
health administration, or other related field.
License, Certification, Registration
Current RN license in California.
CIC certificate required within a year, if primary job focus is
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership
Minimum of three (3) years' experience working in quality
operations in an acute care setting.
Quality/ Risk/Patient Safety/Just Culture/Project
Master's degree preferred.
Excellent clinical acumen and professional writing skills
Minimum of five (5) years of direct patient care preferably
Intensive Care, Cardiac Cath Lab, Operating Room, Telemetry
Past Quality experience preferred.
- This position requires excellent clinical acumen and
professional writing skills.
- Best candidates have a minimum of 5 years of direct patient
care preferably Intensive Care, Cardiac Cath Lab, Operating Room,
- Past Quality experience a plus .
Primary Location: California,Walnut Creek,501 Lennon Lane 501
Lennon Ln. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon,
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End:
4:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status:
Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union,
Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing
Licensed Department: Regional Health Plan Quality Travel: Yes, 5 %
of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer
committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation,
national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information,
other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or
any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen.
Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be
considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and
state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but
not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance
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