Up to $25K Sign On depending on years of experience
Oversees the development, implementation, and organization of the Joint Replacement Program. Addresses and facilitates the management and educational needs of the joint replacement patient across the continuum of care from pre-operative services through follow up post discharge. Coordinates efforts between surgeons, case management, all therapies, physician assistants, and all staff involved in this process. Tracks progress of the program and coordinates quality benchmarking tools to track current status. Responsible for all program management, report generation and review, process improvement, and patient satisfaction. Acts as a resource for all aspects of the joint replacement patients experience. Coordinates and collaborates with interdisciplinary team in developing clinical guidelines and treatment protocols. Develops clinical pathways specific to joint replacement population and in accordance to expectations of CMS, Joint Commission, and national benchmark standards. Oversees pre- and post-op teaching, participates in joint camp class if necessary. Works with surgical boarder to ensure appropriate pre-op preparation for each patient prior to surgery. Creates and maintains measurement system for tracking surgical outcomes and patient satisfaction, identifying areas that require improvement and creating plans to address those areas. Creates and oversees an ongoing quality improvement plan. Provides statistical data at departmental meetings as well as leadership meetings to include outcomes, patient satisfaction, complications, and inpatient stay data. Assists Marketing Director in coordinating community outreach events, educational events, etc.
1. Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing. Bachelorâ��s degree in Nursing (BSN) or other health-related field, or equivalent combination of education and or related experience. 2. Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Michigan. 3. Three years nursing experience, including acute care experience. 4. Experience in the joint replacement area of specialization strongly preferred. 5. Specialty certification by professional organization preferred.
1. Good clinical judgment and analytical skills to identify opportunities for improvement and problem resolution, provide comprehensive care, evaluate patient status and health care procedures/techniques and monitor quality of patient care, formulate and document care plans; to gather and interpret data, identify discrepancies, problems or issues; to obtain advice when precedents are unclear or unavailable and to determine methods for ensuring compliance with functional/organizational/service policies and procedures.
2. Interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to communicate effectively with diverse populations including all levels of hospital personnel, physicians, patients and their families.
3. Teaching abilities to conduct educational programs for patients, families and staff.
4. Flexibility with schedule to meet the needs of patients, families or staff.
5. Leadership skills to direct others toward objectives that contribute to the success of the department.
6. Teamwork skills to effectively work as a team member in support of all services delivered. 7. Ability to cope with stressful situations, manage multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities simultaneously.
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105016480
About DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.