This position plans, implements and evaluates clinical practice standards across the Hospice and Palliative Care service lines. This position acts as a subject matter expert to leadership, staff and system teams/work groups as related to clinical practice, quality and regulatory requirements.This position provides ongoing assessment of performance, facilitates prioritization of improvement activities, oversees performance improvement projects and ensures successful clinical project implementation. Conducts observations, tracers, document reviews and interviews to ascertain compliance with standards, rules and regulations. Documents findings and provides leadership with reports and develops plans to recommend change.
Anticipates internal and external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve services, processes or products. Manages projects or programs. Recognized as an expert within the organization and within their field or function.
Solves unique and complex problems that have a broad impact on the business. Presents complex ideas, anticipates potential objectives and persuades others to adopt a different point of view.
Develops innovative services, technologies, processes or products that address current and future customer problems or needs. Interacts primarily with customers, peers, peers managers, patients and physicians across the organization.
Makes decisions with general functional, company and industry guidelines. May manage budget for large and/or complex projects or programs.
Bachelors degree or equivalent working knowledge.
RN license in state worked OR a clinical background with current license/certification or equivalent experience.
Requires a proficiency level typically attained with 8 years plus clinical experience. Requires ability to perform complex statistical analysis and highly developed problem-solving skills. Requires the ability to manage programs and projects. Requires demonstrated excellence in interpersonal and written communication skills. Thorough understanding and ability to interpret Medicare Hospice Conditions of participation. Thorough understanding and ability to interpret National Clinical Consensus Standards for Palliative Care.
Registered Nurse (RN) license preferred. Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) certification is preferred. Experience with process improvement, regulatory/accreditation programs, data management, and analysis including graphic development and presentations is highly desirable. Advance degree. Discipline specific professional certification in Hospice and/or Palliative Care.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
You want to change the health care industry – one life at a time. You belong here. You’re excited to be part of the dramatic changes happening in the health care field. In fact, you thrive on change. But you also understand that excellent, compassionate patient care is the true measure of the success of these changes. You belong at Banner Health. Our award-winning, comprehensive health system includes 23 hospitals in seven western states, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, a network of physician practices and much more. Throughout our system, skilled, compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages: •Our vision for changing the future of health care gives you the opportunity to leverage your abilities to achieve something historic. •Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health. Our system also includes hospitals specializing in cancer, heart health and pediatrics. •Our many loc...ations also translate into a broad selection of exciting and rewarding lifestyle options – from the big city to the wide-open spaces. •Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible. •The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path. •Our competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.