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Director, Clinical Quality

Rochester, New York

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Overview

At Rochester Regional Health, we know that delivering the best care means empowering nurses throughout every stage of their career. We’ve created a unique environment that fosters professional development and personal growth for our team members including a clinical ladder, competitive pay and benefits, and support for continuing education. It’s our way of investing in those who care.

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Responsibilities

Job ID REQ_111606 FACILITY Rochester General Hospital LOCATION Rochester, New York

SUMMARY

The Director of Clinical Quality for RGH, Newark and Clifton Springs is responsible for the implementation and oversight of a clinical quality program that aligns with the strategic initiatives of Rochester Regional Health.  The Director will utilize knowledge of clinical, epidemiologic and quality literature to provide leadership in improving and achieving superior outcomes. 

STATUS:        Full Time

LOCATION:   RGH / Newark / Clifton Springs

DEPARTMENT:  Patient Safety and Clinical Excellence 

SCHEDULE:   Days 

ATTRIBUTES

  • BSN strongly desired
  • 3 to 5 years experience in process improvement, program/project development and clinical quality improvement in the healthcare field
  • Strong leadership and management skills

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides direction and oversight for the Clinical Quality teams/department at RGH, Newark and Clifton Springs Hospital. 
  • Provides staff support to the RGH Quality Improvement Council and the Unity Performance Improvement Committee. 
  • Tracks departmental and strategic performance improvement initiatives to ensure that objectives are met and recommended actions are fully implemented.
  • Coordinates the data abstraction, analysis, and intervention for quality measures. 
  •  Aligns resources to drive performance improvement of required measures. 
  •  Provides leadership, support and mentorship to Quality professionals.
  •  Provides technical support for quality improvement activities of clinical departments and units, specifically providing improvement teams with the necessary tools and approaches to improve measures of quality and safety.
EDUCATION BS (Required)

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Helping you succeed

Discover all the ways Rochester Regional Health supports your professional development and personal growth.

Clinical Ladder

Nurses who advance on our clinical ladder receive a promotion at the bedside through growth in their skillset, a new title and monetary recognition up to $3.00/hour

Rapid Pay Increases

Receive rapid pay increases every six months during the first two years of employment, and annual increases thereafter.

Unlimited Certifications

Nurses earn up to an additional $1.00/hour for each certification earned plus a $1,000 bonus for the first certification earned, and $500 for the second certification.

Megan Murphy MSN, RN, BSN Nurse Educator

I began my healthcare career as a patient care technician while working towards my BSN. Rochester Regional Health offers a variety of opportunities for nurses, and leadership empowers us to fine-tune our interests and passions, while developing a strong clinical practice.

Megan Murphy, MSN, RN, BSN Nurse Educator
Benjamin C. Snyder RN, BSN Nurse Manager

I am very impressed with the focus and investment on education and professional development that’s being developed and implemented at RRH. Investing in staff is what distinguishes a good organization from a great one and I’m happy to see that RRH is working hard to distinguish itself as a great regional employer.

Benjamin C. Snyder, RN, BSN Nurse Manager
Kaitlin Costello Clinical Nurse Leader

Rochester Regional Health has been very supportive and inviting of any opportunities that I’ve wanted to explore. The opportunities for growth are truly unlimited. As the chair of the Clinical Ladder Committee, I’ve seen first-hand how many nurses take advantage of this and explore opportunities for their own growth and advancement.

Kaitlin Costello, RN, BSN, CEN, TCRNClinical Nurse Leader

Find Your Way

At Rochester Regional Health, empowering our nurses as they build their careers is our top priority. If you’re looking to make a change, learn more about how we can help you build a successful and fulfilling nursing career.

Based on your preferences and skill sets, you’ll have the opportunity to pursue the nursing career path that interests you most.

  • bedside nursing

  • clinical education

  • nursing leadership

  • operations

bedside nursing

Deepen your knowledge as a specialist within the expansive specialty unit that you are most passionate about, including:

  • Acute Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Neuro/Stroke
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Surgical
Kaitlin Costello, Clinical Nurse Leader

Kaitlin Costello, RN, BSN, CEN, TCRNClinical Nurse Leader

Clinical Education

Help others broaden their skills and proficiencies as a:

  • Preceptor
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Clinical Resource Nurse
  • Nurse Educator
Megan Murphy MSN, RN, BSN Nurse Educator

Megan Murphy, MSN, RN, BSN Nurse Educator

Nursing Leadership

Lead the way for other nurses with positions that include:

  • Charge Nurse
  • Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Nurse Manager
  • Nurse Director
  • Associate CNO
  • CNO
Kristen oppet, RN, BS, MSHA. Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer

Kristen Oppet, RN, BS, MSHA Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer

Operations

Take care of every person at every level by joining departments that require your expertise including:

  • Call Center
  • Care Management
  • Clinical Informatics
  • Infection Prevention
  • Nurse Recruitment (HR)
  • Patient Safety & Quality
  • Performance Improvement
  • Utilization Review
Chelsea E. reff - MBA, RN-BC, BSN. Nurse Compensation Manager, Rochester Regional Health.

Chelsea E. Reff, MBA, RN-BC, BSN Nurse Compensation Manager,
Rochester Regional Health

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