Continuous Quality Improvement Registered Nurse (RN) in Fort Pierce, FL at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

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Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a full time CQI Registered Nurse (RN) to join our healthcare team at the St. Lucie County Jail located in Ft. Pierce, FL.

Available hours: 8am-5pm

Coordinates the area Quality Improvement Program. Interrelates with mental health and nursing staff, security staff at all levels, administrative staff, support staff and facility QI committee. Is responsible for overall functions of the QI process.

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Registered Nurse


  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of employment.
  • Three (3) years of experience as an RN; at least one year of supervisory experience and a thorough knowledge of Quality Improvement in the Mental Health area.
  • Current RN license in the state of employment.

  • Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Registered Nurse


  • Assists each facility's QI Committee in identifying high risk, high volume, and problem prone areas for monitoring and evaluation. Prepares and submits routine and special statistical reports.
  • Assists in policy/procedure/system development, coordinates, tracks and trends QI monitoring and evaluation of topics with system wide implications.
  • Facilitates QI problem solving activities and Mortality Review especially on issues and system wide implications.
  • Participates in major facilities' QI Committee with quarterly attendance at those meetings.
  • Prepares written evaluation twice annually of overall effectiveness of QI activities for Corizon and administrative staff.
  • Ensures mental health record information confidentiality through appropriate release of Medical Record documentation.
  • Prepares and participates in inter and intra-departmental in-service education programs.
  • Carries out defined standards, legal requirements and regulations of regulatory agencies, government authorities, professions and Corizon.

  • Benefits offered to the Corizon Health Registered Nurse

    • Paid Time Off
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • Tuition Assistance
    • 401(k) with company match
    • Free online Continuing Education program
    • Comprehensive Onboarding
    • Mentor and Preceptor Programs
    Apply online or contact Carolyn Coney-Johnson at 615-660-6814 for more information.

    Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.

    This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.

    Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity 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.

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