Providence Health & Services RN – Quality Specialist in Polson, Montana


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Quality Specialist (Full Time, Exempt) to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Design quality improvement processes, monitor and analyze performance through data collection and analysis, and work to improve and sustain improved performance.

  • Coordinate and integrate clinical performance improvement across committees and clinical specialties. This work will be accomplished through participation and communication with the medical staff, hospital staff, and various committees charged with improving clinical quality.

  • Collaborate with other Quality RN Specialist in the service area to improve performance and outcomes and to share expertise.

  • Serve as a resource to clinicians and leaders regarding best practice from the literature, published guidelines, other organizations, etc.

  • Serve as a resource to clinicians, leaders and other hospitals for quality and strategic priorities that are specific to Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs)

  • Have a focus on improving clinical quality and outcomes for all patients.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Current licensure as Registered Nurse in the state of Montana

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing

  • CHPQ Certification

  • BLS

  • Three years of clinical nursing experience, customer relations, and patient outcomes

  • Experience in projects, Joint Commission, and leadership

  • Experience in performance/process improvement

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access hospital in beautiful northwest Montana employing nearly 250 employees, including physicians. With expanding services, building renovations and outstanding technology, our community hospital is the heart of medical care in Polson, Montana and the large, sparsely populated surrounding area. We have close ties to Providence St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center, Providence's tertiary center located 66 miles away in Missoula.

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: Montana-Polson

Req ID: 181656