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Corizon Health RN Registered Nurse Behavioral Health Quality Improvement Coordinator in Albuquerque, New Mexico

About Corizon Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.


Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Quality Improvement Coordinator with Corizon Health at Bernalillo Detention Cneter:

  • Monitors site level clinical services/processes and reports findings to Health Service Administrator on a daily basis. Performs internal audits of site processes.

  • Prepares audits and collaborates with Core 4 team (HSA, DON, SMD, BHL), supervisors, and custody leadership for audit planning. Analyzes and evaluates health care records. Prepares and distributes site-level audit findings to include recommendations and action plans for improvement. Assists sites with identifying deficiencies, and provides recommendation for action plans. Performs follow-up evaluations to determine the effectiveness of action plans.

  • Identifies site level training needs, in collaboration with the site educator, will assist and develop training materials and conducts training.

  • Reviews quality of electronic medical records for all sites to include reports, assessments, progress notes, treatment plans, and evaluations to ensure compliance. Participates in quality improvement projects. Assists in policy, procedure, and process development. Participates in developing the standards, guidelines, and/or protocols for the sites.

  • Monitors and evaluates CQI work plan process of data collection, analysis and reporting and collaborates with CQI committee and develops written reports of audit findings and recommendations to the Leadership Team.

  • Collaborates with facility administrators at all facilities to meet federal, state, and county regulations.

  • Coordinates with corporate QIPS program manager to ensure sites are compliant with program objectives. Notifies and communicates with each site of program changes and updates.

  • Conducts yearly evaluation for quality improvement programs based on national accreditation standards.

  • Coordinates and leads staff discussions regarding contract CQI initiatives. Participates focus group meetings as directed by the CQI Corporate Program with direction of the site/ regional Core 4 teams.

  • Identifies sites with on-going clinical issues and partners with corporate QIPS Department to secure resources. Ensures compliance of Core Process initiatives for all sites.

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Corizon Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Generous PTO plan

  • 401k with matching funds

  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

Experience & Requirements

  • Professional degree/diploma in Nursing in current state.

  • At least one (1) year healthcare industry experience. Two years of quality, compliance analysis experience preferred. Quality Improvement/Assurance certification preferred.

  • Experience using Excel, Word, and Outlook.

  • Effective time management skills. Strong process related analytical and data collection skills.

  • Current CPR certification.

  • Subject to initial and on-going security clearance requirements.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

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ID 2021-11153

Job Locations US-NM-Albuquerque

Category Administrative & Clerical

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Day

Location ID 90876