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UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest.
Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle.
Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.
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The RN Standards Consultant provides overall management of the development, periodic review, and online publication of all Northwest Hospital organizational and departmental policies, procedures, protocols and plans (standards). Reviews all standards to ensure regulatory compliance. Provides consultation and education services for providers and staff on a wide variety of standards related topics. In addition, the Standards Consultant participates in, facilitates, or leads various healthcare process improvement projects related to standards content.
Licensure, Registration, Certification
1. Knowledge of healthcare processes, process improvement and process standardization
2. Knowledge of healthcare regulations
3. Competence, efficiency and accuracy in managing computerized data:
a. Entry of text/numerical data.
b. Database design and development.
c. Web page design.
d. Data quality control.
4. Formal training and ability to apply concepts of measurement, evaluation, and research to facilitate valid/reliable analyses of quality of care:
a. Clinical performance in relation to Practice Standards.
b. Achievement of expected patient outcomes.
c. Continuous monitoring of key quality indicators.
5. Basic understanding of project managment
• 5-7 years clinical and healthcare administration experience.
• Experience in writing policies, procedures, protocol, and plans.
• Experience in managing healthcare processes and process improvement.
• Experience in quality assurance and quality improvement.
• Experience in ensuring healthcare regulatory compliance.
Physical Demand Level: Sedentary
In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-
Lift / Carry 10 pounds occasionally
As required, must be able to-
Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders
Push and Pull
Perform fine motor functions
Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.