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RN Clinical Improvement Specialist - Gainesville, Florida - Clinical

Company: Malcom Randall VA Medical Center
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

RN Clinical Improvement Specialist - Gainesville, Florida

The RN Clinical Improvement Specialist is a professional nurse who serves as the proposer, promoter, and implementer of strong, safe clinical improvements across the Health Care System. The RN Clinical Improvement Specialist uses human centered design, Patient Safety, Systems Redesign (Lean), innovation and Quality Improvement skills to foster the development of a culture of improvement and innovation at the unit/service/medical center level. In this role the incumbent understands VHA, VISN, and Medical Center vision and strategic/operational direction to facilitate integration of innovation, improvement, quality and safety into the organization.

The RN Clinical Improvement Specialist proactively engages clinical care areas and works with individual staff, teams, and services to improve safety, quality, effectiveness as well as the efficiency of care. The activities of the RN Clinical Improvement Specialist not only strengthens patient care but also promotes the development of a just culture at the unit/service/medical center levels using the principles of human centered design, creative thinking and empathy.

The RN Clinical Improvement Specialist supports developing a national level strategy for innovation, including helping to lead and standup programs, processes, policies, and infrastructure to support innovation across the VA. This will include providing education and networking activities to facilitate the development of an innovation competencies in VHA employees.

The RN Clinical Improvement Specialist develops the local organizational vision that integrates VHA Innovation eco-system program goals, strategic priorities and core values; creates a facility-level Innovation program segment that encourages creative thinking, innovation, collaboration and transparency; identifies opportunities to improve service and program performance; executes open dialogue across organizational lines both within the health care system and with stakeholders across the VA to maximize opinion diversity and input from a wide range of stakeholders; executes innovation strategies through collaboration with external stakeholders outside of both the VA Medical Center and VA more broadly.

Th RN Clinical Improvement Specialist:

  • Interacts regularly with Executive Leadership Team to coordinate and plan clinical improvement activities
  • Works with iNET according to the MOA
  • Manages budget and acquisitions as needed related to the programs
  • Works with Quality Manager, Patient Safety Manager, and Systems Redesign Coordinator to identify vulnerabilities and develop processes and programs that advance Patient Care across the continuum
  • Works with Clinical Teams to develop and implement strategies for improved patient safety and patient care
  • Puts Veterans as the focus of all process innovation and change
  • Shares lessons learned from group to group
  • Assists the healthcare system in implementing priority sections of the CPI Toolkit

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