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Senior Project Leader (RN) -Stroke QAPI

Mansfield, Texas
Job Type
5 Aug 2022
Hours of Work :


Days Of Week :


Work Shift :

8X5 Day (United States of America)

Job Description :

Related Work Experience and Other Skills

Experience in Critical Care Nursing and/or Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
Excellent written and communication skills
Ability to work closely with and communicate effectively to entity executives, department leaders, physicians, and clinical staff about data and analytical strategies and how they align with clinical process
Demonstrated performance in project management, data analysis and critical thinking to reach logical conclusions and facilitate improvement in saving lives, saving time and/or saving resource.
A minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience, including but not limited to nursing leadership, project leadership experience, quality management or project management, organizational readiness, accreditation, patient safety, or performance improvement initiatives, etc.
Obtain NIHSS Stroke Certification within 6 months of job hire and maintain such certification annually
Current certification in performance improvement or quality healthcare or equivalent required within 18 months of hire (ex: PMP, CPHQ, CAPM, CPMP)
Demonstrated ability to analyze and prioritize opportunities internal and external , establish a vision for improvement and create a compelling need for change.

Job Roles

Responsible for using robust process improvement tools and methodology to develop, deploy and diffuse both improvement initiatives in alignment with key strategic priorities

Will participate in all Joint Commission and/or DNV surveys as it relates to stroke
Manage numerous complex initiatives that span one or improvement projects
Full cycle project ownership from initiation, deployment, and completion for several minor initiatives simultaneously
Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
Demonstrate an advanced understanding of project management, process improvement and performance improvement methods spanning multiple approaches including GEMBA, LEAN, DMAIC, PDSA, brainstorming, etc.
Deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication
Develop, educate and lead entity specific stroke/neuroscience teams
Will participate in all readiness activities to assist the quality department team
Provide workgroups, committees and taskforces with exceptional facilitation, educational and communication skills both verbal and written
Use effective project management techniques to prioritize, charter, scope, and facilitate projects in a way that aligns with the strategic goals of the organization; working independently to complete projects according to agreed-upon project timelines, achieving milestones and deliverables as a part of the plan
Manages and communicates operational plans for design, deployment and diffusion of project work with reports to senior leaders as requested
Work with Quality Director to monitor staff performance and drive compliance with all stroke metrics
Advanced use of desktop applications to facilitate project work and performance improvement
Use proven methods to work effectively with colleagues, to organize and lead improvement teams, handle crucial conversations and provide strong consultative support
Motivate, influence and engage entity leaders, staff, and physicians to adopt and execute process improvements
Establish practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
Work alongside senior leadership and/or clinical leaders to co-design experiments to test the impact of multiple changes on process outcomes; determine the appropriate scale for tests of change; demonstrate expertise in moving from testing to implementation - building proven changes into the fabric of the organization and holding gains.
Other essential duties such as performs other projects, duties or assignments as requested (e.g., participates in external surveys, regulatory inspections, unscheduled visits, monitoring, auditing).

Methodist Mansfield Medical Center is a 262-bed, full-service hospital that serves the communities of Mansfield, Arlington, Grand Prairie, and the surrounding areas. In addition to being a Magnet -designated hospital, we have full-service interventional cardiology services, including cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology, open heart surgery, and STEMI care. The hospital has been honored as one of the Best Hospitals, Emergency Departments, and Maternity Wards by several publications. Methodist Mansfield strives to have a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve - one that is welcoming of the skills and talents of all groups. Our reputation as an award-winning employer shows in the honors we ve earned:

• Magnet -designated hospital

• Robotic da Vinci Surgical System for minimally invasive procedures

• Level III Neonatal facility and Level III Maternal Facility

• Voted best hospital and best emergency department by Living Magazine and Arlington Today Magazine

• Level III Trauma Center

• Accredited Chest Pain Center and Advanced Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission

• Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and stroke care

Our Care Commitments

• Take Care of Patients

• Take Care of Each Other

• Take Care of Ourselves

• Take Care of Methodist
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  • Job Reference: 678580398-2
  • Date Posted: 5 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Methodist Health System
  • Location: Mansfield, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent