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Location: Covington
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

At AMG we offer our employees much more than just a job in the healthcare industry. We offer unique career opportunities for people who are called to make a healing difference in the lives of others and desire to be part of a team that makes a difference each day for our patients. We invite you to join our team and share your gifts and talents. In addition to market competitive pay rates and benefits in the North Shore market, you will have the opportunity to work for an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), as AMG is an employee owned company!AMG Physical Rehabilitation Hospital - Covington is part of the AMG Integrated Healthcare Management Hospital System - a Top-5 Post-Acute Care Hospital System. Our mission is an unyielding commitment to Patients, People, and the Pursuit of Healing. We believe our employees are the asset and heart of our organization. We are located in the heart of Covington on the 2nd floor of Lakeview Medical Pavilion.AMG Physical Rehabilitation Hospital - Covington is seeking a Full Time Assistant Chief Clinical Officer - Quality Nurse. The Assistant Chief Clinical Officer (ACCO) - Quality Nurse is a member of the company administrative team and participates in decision-making, policy determination, and planning and operations of the healthcare company. She/he has the responsibility for the management of all nursing and clinical practices. The ACCO - Quality Nurse must have knowledge of current theoretical approaches to delivering nursing care and strategies for examining and applying relevant concepts and current leadership, management, and performance improvement concepts and the ability to participate in developing and implementing strategies to address opportunities for improving nursing care.This position requires responsibility for planning and implementing the performance improvement program to meet the needs of the healthcare company and hospital. It also provides education to medical staff, hospital staff and the Governing Body, as well as facilitates performance improvement activities and CQI activities throughout the healthcare company and hospital. This department is also to be used as a resource person to the administrative team, department managers and medical staff. Responsible for all regulatory body surveys including State Licensing Review and CMS Validation surveys. Responsible for risk evaluation and coordination of corrective action implementation related to risk issues. Provide intervention and education related to risk management issues to promote safe work practices and quality care and services in an environment that is beneficial to the safety, health and well being of all patients, visitors, healthcare company and hospital staff. Coordinates risk programs with all hospital departments, administration and the legal risk manager. Report real and potential risk situations to the Governing Body, medical staff, administration, healthcare company and hospital departments and committees, as appropriate. Responsible for establishing and monitoring methods to avoid, eliminate and/or reduce risk situations associated with the provision of patient care and services.The ACCO - Quality Nurse is a qualified individual with knowledge of CDC guidelines and definitions of healthcare associated infections (HAIs), federal and state regulations. He/She is responsible for the identification, investigation, reporting, prevention and control of healthcare associated infections (HAIs) among patients and personnel. By authority of the healthcare company and hospital Infection Control Committee, she/he may institute collection of cultures and initiate appropriate isolation precautions. She/He is responsible for assisting with in-service programs related to infection prevention and control. Concerning Employee Health, he/she is responsible for attending to all employee work related injuries and recommending appropriate action, as well as communicating with the risk manager any trends in the workplace.Join our dynamic team and enjoy a career where you can make a difference with AMG Physical Rehabilitation Hospital - Covington!Full-Time employees are offered a comprehensive package including competitive pay, direct deposit, medical insurance, dental insurance, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, AD&D insurance, vision insurance, multiple voluntary insurance options, paid holidays, paid vacation time, paid sick time, optional credit union membership, cellular discount options, free uniform scrub after 90 days of employment, and 401(k) retirement plan with company contribution, and participation in our ESOP additional retirement benefit.Job Requirements

  • Current RN Louisiana clinical licensure in good standing required
  • Demonstrated leadership and management ability with a minimum of three to five years experience in nursing administration.
  • 1-3 years experience in Quality Improvement or Risk Management
  • Minimum three (3) year experience in a supervisory position in healthcare or one (1) to three (3) years in infection control.
  • 3 or more years experience in acute care setting.
  • Member of the Association of Practitioners of Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).
  • Working knowledge of microbiology, Epidemiology, infectious diseases, aseptic techniques and current practices.
  • Current BLS Certification.
  • A minimum of one-year experience in utilization review.
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
    Company OverviewAMG Physical Rehabilitation Hospital - Covington is a state of the art, physical rehabilitation hospital in the heart of Covington, LA.Our mission is to return patients to their optimal level of well-being in the least restrictive medical environment. We accomplish this through a multi-disciplined approach that includes aggressive clinical and therapeutic interventions, as well as family involvement. Our high staff to patient ratio ensures individualized attention. Our nurses, therapists, and physicians work with each patient to obtain the best possible outcomes. Learn more about the quality care we provide by visiting our website at: .AMG Physical Rehabilitation Hospital - Covington is an equal opportunity employer and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), an employee owned company.


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