Responsible for the performance improvement activities of Internal Medicine/Hospitalist within the CDPI Program.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) accredited school of professional nursing and licensed in New Mexico. B.S.N. strongly preferred.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current New Mexico Nursing license or current Compact state license.
SKILLS: * Able to read, write, and speak English fluently * Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills required * Competence with word processing and Excel is desirable * Familiarity with Powerpoint, performance improvement methods, and basic statistics also desirable.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 2 years of nursing experience, of which a minimum of one has been spent in an acute care setting relevant to the Internal Medicine/Hospitalist. Experience with data collection and analysis preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION: -Responsible to: Medical Director of Clinician Directed Performance Improvement with secondary reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer.
ENVIRONMENT: -Bloodborne pathogen: A General medical office environment and general hospital departments/nursing units, including critical care areas. Requires knowledge of safety standards to limit exposure to infectious disease. Daily contact with infectious diseases and bodily fluids.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to move around hospital to all units/departments. Requires close work, good vision, fine motor dexterity.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.