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Quality Improvement Nurse

A Quality Improvement Nurse helps improve the quality of care that nurses provide in a hospitals and other healthcare facilities.
required education
ADN or BSN
Attributes
Managerial
Lead, guide and support other nurses so they can provide the best care.
Research-oriented
Analyze data and discover new ways to help patients.
Your quality, healthcare, and managerial expertise will enable you to introduce policy changes that give nurses access to the latest technology.
Nursing bag, medication, and signs cartoon graphic
What you’ll do

Documentation

You’ll keep a record of how quality assurance improves the way things are done in your organization.

Innovation

You’ll launch new life-saving strategies in patient care.

Recommendation

You’ll recommend upgrades that’ll make patient care more accurate and efficient, such as new equipment and software.

Where you’ll work
  • Community clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Private practices
  • Long-term care centers
How to become a Quality Improvement Nurse

02

Pass the NCLEX-RN.

03

Work as a Registered Nurse.

Take continuing education courses in healthcare technology and quality improvement.

04

You’re ready to work as a Quality Improvement Nurse.

Join an Organization
Become a member of a Quality Improvement Nurse organization to find career opportunities, learn from your colleagues, and support the profession.
A Pediatric Endocrinology Nurse’s role is also research-oriented.
A Nurse Life Care Planner is another type of management nurse.
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