Accreditation and Compliance Nurse Consultant

Overview:

The Accreditation and Compliance Nurse Consultant ensures healthcare facilities implement national patient safety goals and quality improvement measures to obtain and maintain JHACO accreditation. The ACNC provides a complete assessment of the organizations current practices to prepare for compliance through mock surveys and the revision of performance practices.

Tasks through collaborations wth healthcare organizations include:

  • assistance with accreditation
  • evaluation of clinical processes
  • performance management solutions
  • infection control standards
  • risk management solutions

Business Opportunities:

The Accreditation and Compliance Nurse Consultant has opportunities to partner with various healthcare organizations such as:

  • behavioral health facilities
  • ambulatory care facilities
  • urgent care facilities
  • long term care facilities
  • home health programs
  • pharmacies

Fee for Service:

The ACNC charges a fee for services rendered to each institution. Fees for service are dependent on project details, time and travel per project and availability. The average Nurse Consultant charges a fee of $85 to $250 per hour. 

Business Outlook:

Opportunities for Accreditation and Compliance Nurse Consultants are plentiful. As new and emerging ambulatory surgical centers and urgent cares become abundant so does opportunities for ACNCs to assist with accreditation.