LOCATION: Cermak Health Services, 2800 S California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608
SHIFT: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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.
Typical Duties :
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, required.
Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing (BSN ) is required . (Must provide official transcripts at time of interview)
A minimum of two (2) years of 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, required.
Healthcare Quality Management certification is preferred.
5 years of nursing experience with at least three years of this experience in Corrections is preferred.
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,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.