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Director, Risk and Quality Improvement (RN) - $12K Sign On Bonus

Company: Unity Psychiatric Care - Clarksville LLC
Location: Gracey
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Our acute-care psychiatric hospital provides stabilizing care for adults, especially seniors, who are experiencing a mental health crisis or behavioral complications from a mental health diagnosis or dementia.
Apply today if you want a great job in a team-oriented culture where people care about each other. We offer competitive pay, generous benefits and advancement opportunities. Unity Psychiatric Care owns five psychiatric hospitals in Tennessee and Alabama. We are a division of American Health Partners, a multifaceted company with operations in seven states. Come grow with us!
*** $12,000 Sign On Bonus ***
The Director of Risk and Quality Improvement will assist the Director Of Nursing (DON) in managing the Nursing Services and systematically review the way care is delivered to patients. This position is to ensure treatment services have characteristics that can be measured, analyzed, improved, and controlled as well as perform reviews and audits for the management of risk in the health care setting.
To perform this job, an individual must accomplish each essential function satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation; including, but not limited to: -

  • Monitor admission and readmission charts for weekly weights
  • Review monthly weight reports for significant weight losses and proper interventions
  • Evaluate the process of documenting meal and supplement consumption and weighing process
  • Audit physician orders to ensure compliance with medication
  • Ensure that follow-up with the physician and the family accomplished as appropriate
  • Audit Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment forms on admission and readmission charts for appropriate preventative measures
  • Audit Fall Risk Assessments forms on admission and readmission charts for appropriate preventative measures
  • Monitor Fall Tracking Report for patients who have repeat occurrences
  • Monitor the workplace for possible health and safety hazards and assist in the development and conducting of routine health, safety and back care training programs to prevent worker injuries
  • Participate in various committees of the facility, such as care plan, infection control, pharmaceutical, budget, quality assessment and assurance, ADA compliance committee, etc., and any others as assigned
  • Meet with nursing personnel, as scheduled, to assist in identifying and correcting problems, and/or the improvement of services
  • Rotate call with Director of Nursing and monitor/mentor clinical staff


    • Assist in maintaining a reference library of written nursing materials that will assist the Nursing Services Department to meet patients' needs and comply with state and federal regulations
    • Assist with HBIPs, JAR and EOC reports with facility operations
    • Perform emergency procedures such as Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    • Recognize, intervene and report accidents and incidents when they occur
    • Assist with the planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing of the Nursing Services Department
    • Assist in the development and implementation of universal precautions and isolation procedures and assist in reviewing and monitoring compliance by staff
    • Assist in determining the staffing needs of the Nursing Services Department, recommendation of number of employees needed, and assist with the recruitment and hiring of Nursing Service personnel
    • Reliable transportation


      • Education:

        • Bachelor's degree preferred in a healthcare discipline

        • Experience:

          • Two (2) years' experience in supervision of others in a hospital, long term care facility, or other health care institution
          • Minimum of one (1) year experience implementing total patient care and care planning
          • Minimum of six (6) months' experience in geriatric and/or psychiatric nursing

          • License/Certification:

            • Registered nursing license in the state where the facility is located
            • Current CPR Certification
            • Current Driver's License of state where facility is located
            • Current automobile insurance according to company policy -


              • Supervise support staff including scheduling and assigning work, review performance, recommend salary increases, promotions or discharges

                Our organization does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. The Organization will also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made.EducationPreferred
                • Bachelors or better in Health AdministrationLicenses & CertificationsRequired
                  • Registered NursePreferred
                    • CPR Certification

Keywords: Unity Psychiatric Care - Clarksville LLC, Clarksville , Director, Risk and Quality Improvement (RN) - $12K Sign On Bonus, Executive , Gracey, Tennessee

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