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QUALITY IMPROVEMENT INTERN- Unpaid Internship

Miami Jewish Health Systems Miami, FL
  • Posted: 9 days ago
  • Temporary

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides administrative support for the Director of Healthcare Quality. Responsibilities include: general administrative duties, QAPI minutes recording, maintain QAPI files and documentation, assist in the preparation of various QAPI reports/deliverables, perform data entry, support the coordination and facilitation of QAPI meetings activities under general supervision of QAPI management. The Quality Improvement (QI) Intern will assist the Director of Health Care Quality and Quality Improvement/Risk Analyst Coordinator in the implementation of performance/process improvement and quality assurance projects.

ORGANIZATIONAL EXPECTATIONS:

· Ensures that resident’s/patient’s rights are adhered to

· Demonstrates professionalism and accountability

· Demonstrates a caring attitude consistent with Miami Jewish Empathicare™ toward MJH residents, patients, family members, employees and other facility guests

· Demonstrates excellent communication skills

· Ensures confidentiality and security of patients’ medical information

· Identifies and utilizes appropriate channels of communication

· Able to speak, read and write English

· Able to think and act calmly to meet unusual occurrences of the job

· Adheres to the organization’s Mission, Vision and Values

· Participates in departmental activities, meetings and in-services and follows established guidelines

· Maintains a safe working environment

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

· Assists in the coordination of the organization’s designated key quality indicators and additional areas of performance improvement.

· Performs data collection from various sources and assists Quality Management in the production and communication of reports.

· Assists in efforts to improve and streamline the process and workflow of the Quality department.

· Researches national quality metrics and best practices to benchmark and evaluate data results.

· Strong problem-solving skills; detail oriented.

· Performs other duties as assigned.

ABILITIES REQUIRED:

· Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

· Analyzes databases and other information

· Understands and learns healthcare and medical terminology

· Good organizational and planning skills

· Working knowledge of Microsoft Office word processing and spreadsheet software

· Ability to demonstrate critical thinking, appropriate prioritization and time management skills

· Demonstrates guest relations skills to residents/patients, physicians, visitors, employees and any other individuals with whom they may come in contact

· Team player

· Ability to work independently

· Maintains ethical behavior and confidentiality

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

· Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Healthcare administration or health care related field from an accredited college/university

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

· Explore Career Opportunities - by working in the field you have chosen, you can receive an inside look at your potential career path

· Network - meet a variety of people in your chosen profession through your internship, allowing you to form relationships you can build on in the future

· Find Mentors - certain individuals can help guide you through your internship and expose you to opportunities to which you can aspire

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

· You will participate in training during the first week of your internship. This training program will expose you to our culture and provide you with a knowledge base to draw upon throughout the remainder of your internship and beyond.

· Interns who successfully complete the program may be considered for full-time employment after graduation.

FUNCTIONAL DEMANDS:

Environment Work Conditions:

· Normal working condition with adequate lighting and ventilation

Infectious Material Exposure:

· No routine exposures to blood/body fluids but may occasionally require performing activities which may involve exposure to unsanitary conditions.

Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Miami Jewish Health Systems

Why Work Here?

Awesome leadership, great benefits, perfect place for career growth and be part of an innovative organization!

Miami Jewish Health is one of the largest healthcare providers in the southeast focused on our aging population. Our unique continuum of care on our 20+ acre campus located in the Buena Vista neighborhood of Miami, offers services that include short and long-term skilled nursing, a state-of-the art on-site dialysis center in partnership with DaVita, a 32-bed acute-care hospital, an ambulatory health clinic, an inpatient hospice unit in partnership with Seasons Hospice, a memory and research institute specializing in the treatment and support of those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurocognitive disorders, a multidisciplinary functional restoration program for the treatment of chronic pain, home health and home care services, and assisted and independent living. Additionally, we have the largest Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in the state of Florida, with three locations in Dade County and one in Broward County. Florida PACE Centers at Miami Jewish Health is one of the largest Programs for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in the state of Florida. We currently serve over 900 participants spread over four locations: Hialeah, Westchester, Miramar, and our main campus in the Buena Vista neighborhood of Miami. PACE is a comprehensive, fully integrated, provider-based health program for those who require and a nursing home level of care. The PACE philosophy is centered on the belief that it is better for frail individuals and their families to be served in the community whenever possible. Although all PACE participants are eligible for nursing home care, 90 percent continue to live in the community.

Address

5200 NE 2nd AVE, Miami, Fl 33137
Miami, FL
USA

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