Registered Nurse (RN) license preferred, but not required
Bachelor's Degree and healthcare experience required
Senior LIFE is an innovative home and community based Medicare and Medicaid funded program which provides all-inclusive healthcare services and support to seniors living in the community. Senior LIFE makes it possible for seniors to remain at home, enjoying the comfort and reassurance of familiar surroundings while receiving the care they need. Senior LIFE staff live the mission of the program. Our team is committed to partnering with our seniors to remain at home through promoting open communication and shared decision making while providing excellent care and services.
This QAPI Coordinator reports to the Executive Director, providing immediate access to upper level decision-makers and stakeholders.
Developing and implementing the quality improvement program for Senior LIFE
Creating and rolling out an annual review and update of the center's quality improvement plan
Identifying and integrating quality indicators; implementing tracking and review of best practices center-wide
Monitoring the open action/complaints hotline weekly, plus analyzing high level incident reports, infection control log and survey deficiencies to identify areas of improvement
Managing all data and providing comprehensive analytics and reporting, as needed
Educating and training staff on all aspects of quality improvement
Monitoring all new and existing initiatives, providing comprehensive analyses and improvement ideas and integrating those concepts in the short- and long-term
Conducting monthly facility orientations and provider network audits
Providing comprehensive assessments and QI recommendations to the Senior LIFE board of directors annually
Beyond immediate in-center responsibilities, this coordinator will have significant alignment with external governing bodies, including work with national quality management agencies and initiatives along with DPW. He/she will also service as the chairperson of the QA-PI committee and sit on the Senior LIFE Fraud, Waste and Abuse Compliance Committee.
This role requires a high level strategic thinker, able to quickly and effectively assess and analyze a situation, and successfully communicate appropriate next steps. All candidates must have at least two years' experience in a healthcare capacity, with specific quality improvement work preferred. Additionally, applicants must have a bachelor's degree in a health-related field.