Performance Improvement Coordinator | Trauma Services – Rapid City Hospital

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 22_3973


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COVID Vaccination Statement

Ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients, visitors, staff, and communities is our deepest commitment at Monument Health. As a condition of employment, Monument Health requires all employees be fully vaccinated * against COVID-19, or have obtained an approved medical or religious exemption, prior to starting employment. 

*Fully vaccinated means it has been at least two weeks since the completion of a COVID-19 primary vaccination series. COVID-19 primary vaccination series is defined as the administration of a single-dose vaccine (such as the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine) or the administration of all required doses of a multi-dose vaccine (such as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (interchangeable with the licensed Comirnaty Vaccine) or the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine).

Pay Rate Range




(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

Job Summary

Responsible for coordination of clinical excellence through concurrent monitoring of clinical outcomes and effective clinical quality processes. Collaborates with Medical Staff and the healthcare team by assessing, facilitating, planning, and advocating for health needs of the trauma patient. Establishes goals and priorities consistent with the mission and goals of Monument Health.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates an understanding of Performance Improvement processes and tools.
  • Maintains current knowledge of certification standards and registry participation requirements.

  • Analyzes program data to identify performance gaps, trends and improvement opportunities.
  • Research best practice that supports process re-design and promotes improved outcomes.
  • Builds cohesiveness across organizational boundaries through collaboration with medical staff and members of the interdisciplinary team to promote quality outcomes, patient safety, innovation, and growth of services.
  • Provides recommendations for improvement and performance outcomes to appropriate committees.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Education - Bachelors in Healthcare related field

Experience - 3+ years of Healthcare Experience


Education - Bachelors degree in Nursing

Certifications - Registered Nurse (RN) - South Dakota Board of Nursing; Within 1-year of hire Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Certification - Accredited University or accredited training professionals; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification - American Heart Association (AHA)

Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Job Category

Patient Services

Job Family

Care Coordination


RCH Trauma Services

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Employee Type


10 Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Inc.

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Monument Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.