Providence Health & Services RN Performance Improvement Specialist in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Performance Improvement Specialist (RN) ( Full Time / Day Shift ) for Transitional Care Administration Office at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Function as a facilitator to the organization-at-large and to the Medical Staff in their commitment to improving the quality of patient care and organizational performance through the Performance Improvement Program.

  • Work with physicians and facility personnel to develop projects for review and analysis of aggregated data.

  • Abstract and manage appropriate data for a variety of purposes including indicator reporting projects, information management and decision making, and tracking and trending data for identification of variations in the delivery of patient care.

  • Assiststhe Director of Nursing and PerformanceImprovement/Infection Control Nurse in theplanning, development, implementation and management of the Facility-wide quality improvement program which is incompliance with JCAHO, The California Department ofPublic Health other regulatory requirements.

  • In conjunction with the department managers,medical staff and the Care Council.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in health related field.

  • Current California State Registered Nurse (RN) license.

  • Working knowledge of JCAHO standards and CDPH/or regulatory agency requirements regarding PI/Quality.

  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Two years experience with performance improvement or related area.

  • CPHQ certification.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Quality Nursing

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 148396