Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist Full Time Days
Abrazo West Campus
Location: Goodyear, Arizona
Admin / Clerical
Internal Number: 2105043564
Helping people feel better isnâ��t just about the treatment we give â�� the relationships we create and the compassion we share are just as important. Abrazo hospitals make a difference in the lives of our communities and the lives of those we work alongside every day. We know it takes a special person to work in healthcare, and we are committed to providing our people with an enriching and rewarding environment.
From your first day, youâ��ll be part of a group of some of the most talented nursing professionals united in a common goal to care for those in our community. Ready to work with awe-inspiring teammates who are dedicated to making a difference? Join us in going above and beyond.
Unit Secretary Per Diem Days Position Summary
The purpose of this position is to plan, coordinate, implement and evaluated specific hospital-wide quality and patient safety programs and coordinate compliance and regulatory preparedness for all state, federal and regulatory agency accreditation requirements. The primary focus is accreditation standards of JC and CMS Core Measure clinical standards. Converts data into statistical information i.e., charts, graph, spreadsheets, run charts, etc. to include Core measures and sharing information with appropriate Department or Committee. Acts as the Team Leader for the Hospitals accreditation and regulatory programs. Participates in the credentialing, reappointment process, coordinates medical staff peer review activities.
Strong critical thinking skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of hospital personnel, external auditors and regulatory agencies.
Ability to present information to small and large groups; Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be able to work under pressure, prioritize as necessary
Excellent computer skills and the ability to perform statistical analyses
Knowledge and ability to interpret health care accreditation standards, (e.g. JC, Medical College of American Pathologies, etc.) and the
ability to apply these standards in various clinical settings.
Knowledge of quality management/assurance and control methods, practices
and techniques of a health care science (e.g., nursing, medical terminology, radiology, pharmacy, etc.).
Special Skills: Advanced analytical/problem solving skills necessary to: collect and review data; analyze existing processes; recommend and implement solutions
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Nursing degree from an accredited nursing school or degree in medical informatics or Health Information Management
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Bachelorâ��s degree in nursing, masters degree in Health Information Management, or Medical Informatics, or Health care Managemen
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: 4-6 years clinical nursing experience with a minimum of 3 of those years working in an acute care environment, and 4 years experience working with JC accreditation standards and surveys, CMS and DHS regulations and data collections
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 3 years experience with EMRâ��s (Cerner) and Midas
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: RN â�� Current Registered Nurse License in State of Arizona
Primary Location: Goodyear, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo West Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.