Need RN/QI Coordinator at Network 16

Dialysis Registered Nurse/ Quality Improvement Coordinator

HealthInsight is seeking a highly motivated licensed RN to work with End-Stage Renal Disease Network 16 to improve the quality of care for end stage renal disease and kidney transplant patients.

This position is located in West Seattle, Washington and will serve as quality improvement and community outreach to the renal community including patients, dialysis and transplant providers, community organizations, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and state survey agencies. Tasks will include advocating for patients, resolving/mediating patient provider conflict including clinical case review, leading contract quality projects efforts with facilities driving quality improvement through root cause analysis, intervention development, collaboration and monitoring. The position will require strong organizational skills, data analytic expertise, computer/webinar skills and competency in developing presentations for varying audiences.

Qualifications include a registered nurse with dialysis experience, quality improvement experience, and patient engagement focus. Spanish and English speaking preferred.

To apply send your cover letter and resume to shutchinson@nw16.esrd.net.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

NW What Do Networks Do?

Continuing the theme of “New CMS Contract Requirements,” we’ve published the February Network 16 News.  Find a copy to download at https://www.nwrn.org/providers-and-professional-staff/nw16n.html .  We ask and briefly answer the questions,

  • What are ESRD Networks?  
  • What does Network 16 Do?  
  • What support does the Network offer to facilities?
  • How can we motivate patients to get involved in their care?

We also announce a job opening at the Network (see top of this page), describe how to subscribe to the blog you’re reading, and catalog five professional meetings between February and May (see “Facility Calendar” at the top of this page), for many different healthcare professions.

RN in Northwest – Immediate Need

Northwest Renal Network in Seattle seeks a licensed RN to act as Quality Improvement Coordinator, who will:

  • Provide education, information, and training to ESRD professionals, patients and family, and other members of the CKD/ESRD community
  • Assist with the Network’s Quality Improvement activities
  • Manage the Network’s Emergency Preparedness program, including coordination with local Emergency Response Agencies
  • Provide consultation in handling grievances

Dialysis experience preferred.  For a complete job description see https://nwrnbulletins.wordpress.com/rn-in-northwest-immediate-need/ .

QI/Community Outreach RN Opportunity

Northwest Renal Network seeks a licensed RN to act as Quality Improvement and Community Outreach Coordinator, who will…

  • Provide education, information, and training to ESRD professionals, patients and family, and other members of the CKD/ESRD community
  • Assist with the Network’s Quality Improvement activities
  • Manage the Network’s Emergency Preparedness program, including coordination with local Emergency Response Agencies
  • Provide consultation in handling grievances

Dialysis experience preferred.  For more information, click on “Renal Job Postings” above.

Network Job Opening and Renal Job Postings

Rather than convert our web page of renal-related job postings from our old website to our new one ( https://www.nwrn.org ) we’ll be listing job openings here on our nwrnbulletins blog.  You can find them by clicking on “Renal Job Postings” above, or https://nwrnbulletins.wordpress.com/job-postings/ .

We initiate our new job postings page with a job opening here at Northwest Renal Network, based in Seattle, for an RN to act as Network Quality Improvement and Community Outreach Coordinator.  For details, click on “Renal Job Postings” above.

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