Alliant Health Group is a family of companies that provides professional services supporting the effective administration of healthcare programs and funding to support healthcare improvement initiatives. Alliant Health Solutions provides Federal and state government entities with the services, expertise and information systems necessary to increase the effectiveness, accessibility and value of health care. The Company has been named a "Best Place to Work" for 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 "Healthiest Workplace" by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Currently, the Company seeks a Quality Improvement Registered Nurse.
This position can be remote, candidate must be based out of Texas. Alliant offers work/life balance and excellent benefits.
The objective of this position is collaborating with multidisciplinary teams on a variety of quality improvement projects, activities, and tasks for End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) network(s). Drive interventions and provide technical assistance, to improve quality of life. Collaborate with other task orders to develop additional resources and interventions. Support educational programs, quality improvement activities, community outreach, and response activities that encourage patient and family-centered care and engagement and to improve care for ESRD patients. Under the direction of the Deputy Director and in collaboration with other departments, the Registered Nurse coordinates outreach through the provision of education, information, and training to ESRD professionals, patients, and their family members.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Manages, oversees, and monitors quality tasks, initiatives and other tasks as assigned.
- Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality.
- Identify inefficient or ineffective processes including rapid cycle analysis and make recommendations for the Internal Quality Control (IQC) program.
- Analyze and summarize data to create contractual reporting to include the monthly progress and annual reports and the annual CMS Evaluation Grid.
- Provide clinical expertise on patient grievances.
- Ensure that confidentiality is maintained with all quality improvement patient and facility data.
- Works with the data team to prepare profiles of data for use by the Medical Review Board and staff to identify opportunities to improve care.
- Monitor the site review process for aberrant facilities to include notification to facility, selection of site visit team, participation, and leadership of the review while on-site and documentation of findings of the team after the review.
- Respond to requests from providers for technical assistance and/or information on internal QI or other quality issues.
- Help identify facility staff educational needs and work with the Medical Review Board to design and implement educational materials and programs.
- Participate in all CMS-required meetings, including the Annual Forum/CMS meeting.
- Prepare pertinent sections of network Monthly Report to CMS.
- Guide and participate in internal quality improvement projects.
- Prepare and assist with the annual Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) evaluation requirements.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
- Work in close collaboration with other team members to support the development of new projects and the continuous improvement of the overall work of the team.
- Promote core values of teamwork, professionalism, effective communication skills and positive attitude.
- Maintain security and confidentiality of all information in accordance with HIPAA laws, regulations, and company policies.
- Demonstrate compliance with company corporate and departmental policies as evidenced by attendance, punctuality, and professional appearance.
- Perform other tasks and duties assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Knowledge and experience with quality improvement methodology
- Knowledge and ability to present to audiences of 3 to 500 both in person and via virtual methods (I.e., WebEx, MS Teams, etc.).
- Ability to express ideas and convey information quickly and effectively in a verbal and written manner.
- Ability to function independently with minimal supervision, yet able to work effectively in a team environment.
- Knowledge of Federal and State Medicaid & Medicare Program
- Knowledge of Public Health
- Ability to think creatively, analyze problems, and find innovative approaches to problem resolution.
- Knowledge of and commitment to process improvement methodologies.
- Knowledge and experience with using Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Google Chrome.
- Advance interpersonal skills.
- Ability and experience working with self-directed work teams.
- Ability to manage multiple activities, priorities, and projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
Ability to travel by car or plane to company locations, customer meetings or other locations as needed.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING
- Registered Nurse, with at least three years of recent clinical experience required
- Current and unencumbered Texas nursing license
- Three years of experience in End Stage Renal Disease facilities
- Master’s degree
- Quality certification
- Certified Nephrology Nurse or Certified Dialysis Nurse
Alliant Health Group and family of companies is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EOE) and Drug Free Workplace. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternative method for you to apply. Please contact 678-527-3000