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Quality Assurance Nurse in Portland, OR at Hospice Care of the Northwest

Date Posted: 6/21/2018

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Job Description

Hospice Care of the Northwest is seeking a Quality Assurance RN for their Portland or Salem offices. The Quality Assurance RN is a professional, registered nurse responsible for the quality activities of the organization. The role has accountabilities for the monitoring, implementation and evaluation of process and programs to meet regulatory, accreditation and standards of practice.

  • Responsible for the monitoring of the organization’s quality assessment performance improvement (QAPI) program.

  • Responsible for ensuring processes to monitor and evaluate safety, risk management and infection control programs.

  • Collaborates with Patient Care Manager(s) to provide a process to promote and ensure employee orientation, competency and inservice education programs.

  • Monitor organization compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards.

  • Acts as a clinical resource to staff.

  • Provides assistance to community education team in meeting community education needs.
  • Promote self-growth and collegial relationships with others in the hospice/home health care industry.

Once fully trained this role will have the opportunity to work from home some of their work week.

Job Requirements

  1. Registered nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in Oregon.

  2. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited program by the National League
    for Nursing.

  3. Three (3) to five (5) year's clinical nursing experience. (An emphasis in home care/hospice nursing is preferred).

  4. Excellent understanding of performance improvement, quality assessment, and
    utilization management.

  5. Is self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.

  6. Has excellent coordination and communication skills.


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