Coordinate and implement all aspects of Quality Assurance, Infection Control and Employee Health throughout the organization.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Identifies opportunities for organizational improvement and suggests or develops and implements strategies and activities to successfully address them.
Effectively collaborates with others to design, coordinate and effectively implement quality assurance and performance improvement activities and processes.
Consistently evaluates GEFCC compliance with Joint Commission standards and other internal/external requirements and effectively engages in QA and PI activities that lead to consistent organizational compliance.
Actively attends, leads and supports committee work and organizational outcomes, as directed. Activities will include, at a minimum: Chair Infection Control Committee and attend other committees; manage Employee Health Program and participate in staff training.
Works in close cooperation and collaboration with the GEFCC Medical Director, Safety Manager and Infection Control Committee to implement Infection Control practices.
Develops and engages in Quality Assurance, Performance Improvement activities and Chart Documentation Audit as it pertains to patient care, which results in the continuous quality improvement of patient care and the development of new services
Works in close cooperation with health center staff to manage Employee Health Program.
Reports to all scheduled work sites and shifts on time and fully prepared to engage in all job responsibilities; location of work sites and shifts will change at the discretion of the supervisor.
Engages in all offered trainings, consultations and supervisions made available. Fully and professionally responds to and implements directives and advice offered by all supervisory and training personnel, as well as professionally offered feedback from coworkers.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Reliable vehicle to report to work.
Ability to work late evening hours.
Ability to work some weekend hours.
Pleasant disposition and ability to communicate effectively with co-workers.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Graduate of accredited registered nurse program required; BSN degree is preferable.
R.N. licensure in State of Illinois required.
2-4 years experience working in a Community Health Center preferred.
Excellent communication, including writing skills required.
Strong computer literacy and ability to effectively use various software programs required.
About Greater Elgin Family Care Center
Greater Elgin Family Care Center (GEFCC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving the medically uninsured, underinsured and publicly insured residents of Elgin, Streamwood, Sycamore and McHenry, Illinois, and surrounding communities. GEFCC is currently accredited through the Joint Commission and provides comprehensive medical, dental, and behavioral healthcare.Currently, GEFCC offers:- Well Child Care- Physicals and Immunizations- Sick Care- Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry/Behavioral Health- Chronic Disease Management- Women's Health Care, Including OB- Preventive Care Services- Specialty Clinics- Specialty Education- Laboratory Testing- Diagnostic Testing- WIC Services- Medical Case Management- Family Case Management- Preventive and Restorative Oral Health Care.