PI/QA RN Program Manager
Visiting Nurse Association of Colorado - Denver, CO

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Visiting Nurse Association, established in 1889, is Colorado’s oldest nonprofit home healthcare agency. VNA is committed to a continuum of health care in the home and community, supporting optimal well-being, independence, and dignity. To achieve this, our highly skilled team provides individualized care and education to patients and their families every step of the way. Our staff love the VNA for its rich history, supportive management, opportunities for education and professional growth and the autonomy that homecare offers. It’s no wonder such an environment leads to positive outcomes for our patients as evidenced by recent statistics. Less than 14.5% of VNA patients are readmitted to the hospital, which puts us in the top 7% nationally. In addition, less than 6% of VNA patients are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of discharge from multiple facilities, compared to a nationwide average of 11.7%. The Manager of Performance Improvement, Quality Assurance & Compliance is responsible for the oversight and management of the Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement Department. Leads continuous improvements processes including initiatives based on requirements of various quality reporting organizations, including OBQI, OBQM and QIO. Develops Quality/Performance Improvement Plan annually based on a needs assessment of the VNA programs. Maintains all quality and risk data as well as documentation of performance improvement implementation and education and training activities. Provides external organizations including payors with monthly and quarterly data. Responsible for ongoing compliance efforts; provides Agency with information regarding compliance progress and issues. Oversees related activities such as development, implementation, coordination and maintenance of regulatory activities, in-service programming, quarterly interdisciplinary chart reviews and aggregates all data and monthly focused chart audits. Provides agency with risk analysis and quality improvement measures. Facilitates and oversees root cause analyses and counsels managers accordingly to improve quality outcomes. Supervises RN 485 Reviewers and Clinical RN Specialists. Indirect supervision of Agency-wide quality & education initiatives.

Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred. Must have an active Colorado RN license or a license from the state of primary residence, if participating in the NLC (Nurse Licensure Compact). Minimum of 3 to 5 years Quality/Risk Management experience; minimum of 5 years of nursing experience, preferably in home care. Visiting Nurse Corporation is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.

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