RN Quality Assurance Nurse

RN Quality Assurance Nurse
Available: Now
Full-Time
We are looking for a Quality Assurance Nurse for our Elmwood Care Center, Skilled Nursing that will fit the Rowntree Gardens Community. Under the general direction of the Director of Nursing Services, the function of the position is to ensure systematic review and analysis of the clinical practices, identify potential and actual adverse events, and to assist with follow ups on employee/resident incidents. The QA nurse will demonstrate a service-oriented leadership approach by demonstrating courtesy and respect when working with residents.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Actively supports the entire nursing staff with patient care as needed.
  • Makes environmental rounds daily to observe and identify actual or potential risks to residents and/or staff.
  • Conducts monthly quality assurance audits on topics of identified needs such as answering call lights, reviewing compliance, bowel and bladder program, and restraint/device use.
  • Conducts chart audits as needed such as psychotropic drug review, admission documentation, and assessments.
  • Meets weekly with the DON to identify areas of practice improvements.
  • Orients licensed nurses to proper documentation practices, MD order follow-through.
  • Identifies licensed staff in-servicing needs and works with Staff Development to offer/arrange for the in-services.
  • Identifies incident report trends of care and system deficiency. Offers/arranges for staff in-servicing to improve identified deficiency trends.
  • Participates with education of licensed nurses in Point Click Care.
  • Reviews the monthly Quality Indicator reports to identify system deficiencies and work with DON to plan corrective action.
  • Performs monthly random chart audits on all units.
  • Conducts staff interviews on all abuse reports.
  • Coordinates the licensed staff schedule.
  • Performs special projects as assigned by the DON.
  • Performs IV infusion/IV antibiotics administration.
  • Duties and responsibilities may be added as needed and requested by the Director that are within the scope of this position.
JOB SPECIFICATION:
  •  Full-time (approximately 10:00am-6:00pm)
    • Must be available some weekends 
    • Work hours and schedule shall remain flexible to meet the needs of the facility, staff, operations, and community involvement 
EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:
  • Currently licensed in the State of California as a RN, with license in good standing
  • 2 or more years of experience in a long-term care setting as a licensed nurse
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Knowledge of State and Federal regulations pertaining to long-term care
  • Exceptional project management skills including: independent, goal-oriented, attention to detail, and multitasking
  • Exhibit strong assessment skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, teaching/presenting, and writing skills to motivate staff in compliance with quality care standards
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with sensitive medical information and foster a safe, ethical work environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain effective relationships with residents, families, staff, and visitors
Due to California State regulations, we are required to have all our applicants pass a Background Check, Physical, and TB test.

Please contact our Recruiter Dalia to submit an Application. Phone: 714-971-6806 Email: DaliaB@RowntreeGardens.org  

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"Kudos to you for creating such a lovely oasis for all your residents"

– Tracy Allspaw