Regional Clinical Quality Specialist RN-Continuing Care Services- Lebanon/Lancaster

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 55801

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General Summary:
Under general supervision of the Manager-Skilled Nursing Facility Relations, functions as part of the Post-Acute Services team to promote clinical coordination and collaboration between acute care entities and various post-acute care sites resulting in safe and efficient care through engaging in and leading a variety of clinical and process improvement projects.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Supports regionally assigned preferred partner and pilot skilled nursing facilities in efforts to drive clinical processes improvement across the care continuum through collaboration with various interdisciplinary teams in acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and the community.
2 Co-leads post-acute services system clinical improvement team.
3 Leads local post-acute clinical improvement teams in assigned WellSpan region and coordinates associated activities and projects necessary for process improvement and implementation of system strategy.
4 Leads clinical education efforts through curriculum development and training staff in each local preferred partner facility and other areas as identified.
5 Drives patient safety efforts through assuming responsibility for the non-WellSpan, post-acute, SRS/CRS RL System Tile for patient safety initiatives with guidance from the Manager-Skilled Nursing Facility Relations.
6 Supports pilot facilities as identified by Post-Acute leadership as critical to the WellSpan clinical and operations strategy. Responsible for working along with SNF leadership to achieve outcome measures, while improving overall quality to a 4-star or higher level.
7 Promotes collaboration between disciplines and departments to improve the care of patients and their families as well as staff competency in caring for common conditions in post-acute care settings.
8 Supports integration of standard workflows related to the electronic health record.
9 Coordinates and implements tactics that support WellSpan's post-acute strategy.
10 Oversees continuous quality improvement through assessing transition of care processes. Uses extensive knowledge, experience, program outcomes and research to identify problem situations or issues in systems of care and analyzes, interprets, advises and consults with staff and other health care professionals to ensure high quality care.
11 Analyzes and interprets the system of patient care delivered by evaluating and reviewing practices and initiating new processes related to professional ethical standards.
12 Makes recommendations for practice improvement and collaborates to ensure high quality of care delivered.
13 Collaborates with other clinical leaders in acute care entities, service lines and post-acute partners to envision projects and services that would enhance patient care across the continuum.
14 Works in close association with WellSpan VNA to promote home health utilization for patients after their acute care stay and post-acute stay respectively.

Required Skills

RN license in Pennsylvania

BSN required

Excellent interpersonal/communications skill

Self motivator and is able to work independently

Project management experience



Required Experience

At least 5 to 7 years of recent clinical nursing and supervisory experience in acute and post acute setting


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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