QUALITY COORDINATOR - RN in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Date Posted: 8/20/2018

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    354 Santa Fe Drive
    San Diego, CA
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Job Description

Change Lives, Starting With Yours.
At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.  You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas has served the growing communities of San Diego’s coastal North County since 1978. We offer a full range of clinical and surgical services, including North County’s first Primary Stroke Center, a regionally recognized brain injury program, state-of-the-art imaging center, 24-hour emergency room care and award-winning OB-GYN, maternal health and infant health services.

The Quality Coordinator, RN manages publicly reported and other significant quality measures and performance improvement in collaboration with administrative, clinical and physician leadership for their assigned service line. Performs concurrent review of medical records for core measures and other clinical indicators based on established definitions and provides real time feedback and intervention with clinical staff and physicians to ensure optimal quality patient care. Additionally this RN position abstracts records based on established indicators of the medical staff for peer review for assigned populations; facilitates the peer review process, ongoing physician performance review and decision support for medical staff reappointment.
This is a part time benefitted position at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • Minimum of 5 years direct patient care experience within the last 10 years or currently holding a coordinator/leadership level role within an acute care setting.
  • Requires attention to detail, analytical skills, excellent communication skills and intermediate computer skills.
  • Previous experience in quality improvement methods and tools required. Knowledge of Core Measures or other publicly reported quality metrics required.
  • Familiarity with Joint Commission standards as they relate to Performance Improvement and/or Medical Staff Quality/Peer review strongly preferred.
Required Certification/Registration:
  • RN required.
Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
  • Training and application of MIDAS or like-data based strongly preferred.
  • Bachelors degree.
  • Epic experience.
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.