Providence Health & Services RN – Quality Assurance in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse - Quality Specialist (1.0 FTE Day, Monday-Friday) to Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, 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.

  • Work to improve and sustain improved performance.

  • Coordinate and integrate clinical performance improvement across committees and clinical specialties.

  • Collaborate with Clinical Informatics, process improvement and Healthcare Informational Technology for quality related EHR and reporting needs.

  • Work with multiple data sources and tools including but not limited to Meditech, Epic, Cedaron, Premier, and, if assigned, various registries such as ACC, NDNQI and STS.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in Montana State

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) within 6 months

  • Demonstrated understanding and communication of statistical concepts

  • Be able to handle behavioral issues of others while under highly stressful and volatile situations

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree

  • A nationally recognized, quality related certification

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

  • Experience with projects, TJC, and leadership

  • Performance/process improvement experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

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-Missoula

Req ID: 181682