Registered Nurse, Dialysis Program Coordinator - Kidney Center
Job ID: R0037329 | Registered Nurse Professionals | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Clinical Program Coordinator is responsible for the oversight and coordination of dialysis care and treatment and promotes an environment to improve processes, optimize quality of care, increase patient access, enhance patient satisfaction, and reduce waste and expenses.
  • Lead and manage a systematic and coordinated approach to quality measurement and improvement initiatives impacting core clinical processes and critical patient care functions.
  • Work collaboratively with administrators, managers, the interdisciplinary team, and physicians to identify and enhance strategic clinical issues through the Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) process.
  • Support workgroups through planning, facilitation, task execution, and/or communication support.
    • Implementation of new protocols and procedures.
    • Assist workgroups with content and research support to progress the project.
    • As initiatives progress, may engage with workgroups to identify external project support.
  • Performance outcome deliverables include, but are not limited to, quality, safety, satisfaction, service, operational efficiency, and financial and process improvements.
  • Represent the Dialysis Program throughout the UVA Medical Center and in the local community.
  • Participate in and facilitate physician peer review and ongoing interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaboration within the Dialysis Program.
  • Review of quality data on a monthly basis and actively address opportunities for improving dialysis care at UVA.
  • Develop and review analytical work products for accuracy and completeness and help frame the analysis for leadership decision-making. Independently retrieve, interpret, and analyze data from a wide variety of sources.
  • Accountable for the program's achievement of goals, mission, and objectives.
  • Provide direct patient care as needed and provide support to other team members for complicated patient needs. Maintain a state of survey readiness, which includes clinical audits, mock surveys, and adherence to infection control practices.
  • Coordinate interdisciplinary team rounds and participate as needed.
  • Provide effective project consultation and facilitation to ensure projects meet goals and objectives as defined by leadership.
    • Prepare and share reports with leadership to review status, important issues, and barriers that impact progress of all active and upcoming projects.
    • May draw upon healthcare knowledge, trends, and experiences to execute tasks, inform analysis, and evaluate issues for leadership discussion.
    • May assist leadership in defining project budgets and assist with the monitoring of progress against budgets.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $67,849.60 - $108,555.20 Annually

  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from accredited nursing program.
  • Experience: Three years of progressive leadership experience that includes nephrology nursing background.
  • Licensure: Must be a registered nurse and currently licensed to practice in the state of Virginia.

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.

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