Peer Review (Prof Practice Eval Consultant), RN Required

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - Atlanta, GA4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $79,000 - $100,000 a year
EducationSkills
Requisition #: 29483
Name of Location: Office Park (1677)
Work Schedule: Day
Employment Type: Full-Time
Work Days: Monday - Friday

JOB SUMMARY

Demonstrates knowledge in Children's Healthcare of Atlanta professional staff rules and regulations, by-laws, policies, external regulatory agencies (e.g., Joint Commission), federal, and state laws. Partners with professional staff to facilitate the professional practice evaluation process and promote a safe environment at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. This postion supports the area of Critical Care, Trauma, and Emergency medicine.

EDUCATION

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the single State of Georgia or Multi-State through the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact

EXPERIENCE*

7 years of clinical experience
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

Strong background in leadership, critical thinking, and process improvement
Self-motivated to follow through and organize multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
Effectively manages and prioritizes a large caseload with other work responsibilities as relates to time management and completion of work
Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills to interact with professional staff and senior leadership effectively
Ability to facilitate and lead one-on-one and group discussions
Skilled in diffusing reactive behavior
Knowledge of both hospital and medical staff standards, professional staff rules and regulations, by-laws, professional staff policy on credentialing, external regulatory agencies, and federal/state laws
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

Identifies and interprets medical/nursing-related issues as a nurse expert for physician-related issues.
Conducts research on case-specific medical issues utilizing best practice standards.
Prepares chronologies of clinical and/or behavioral events involved in a case.
Facilitates Professional Practice Evaluation Committees (peer review) and ensures process is followed.
Supports professional practice evaluation physician leadership in role as committee chair.
Maintains professional development by expanding clinical and professional knowledge as relates to national best practice standards, interviewing, and investigative skills.
Manages all data by ensuring information is accurately entered into professional practice evaluation application.
Prepares reports for Professional Practice Evaluation Committee, Medical Executive Committee, and Quality Committee of the board.
Facilitates lessons learned and/or opportunities for improvement based on potential patient safety risks identified during a peer review referral.
Provides ongoing education to all system employees and professional staff regarding the professional practice evaluation process.
Participates in achievement of organization-directed department goals and quality initiatives.
Adheres to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act laws as pertain to protected health information.
Maintains strict confidentiality regarding all aspects of practitioner review.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

Location Address: 1677 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA 30329
Function: Nursing - Nursing-Non Bedside

Overview:
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 28 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for 13 consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.