RN QUALITY COORDINATOR in San Diego, CA at Scripps Green Hospital

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

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    10666 North Torrey Pines Road
    San Diego, CA
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Job Description

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.
The RN Quality Coordinator utilizes software applications for data collection and analysis. Responsible for the accurate and timely entry of data into the program’s database and meets the caseload accrual requirement protocol. Contacts patients and/or families via telephone and/or written communications postoperatively for the purpose of identifying possible occurrences associated with surgical procedures performed at the hospital. Participates in Program teleconferences.

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 Full Time Position, located at our Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • 5 years of recent direct patient care experience or currently holding a coordinator/leadership level role within an acute care setting.
  • Successful completion of the ACS NSQIP SCR Training/Certification Program upon hire and maintain certification.
  • Requires attention to detail, analytical skills, excellent communication skills
  • Previous experience in quality improvement methods and tools required.
  • Familiarity with Joint Commission standards as they relate to Performance Improvement and/or Medical Staff Quality/Peer review strongly preferred.
Required Certification/Registration: Current RN License required.

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
  • Training and application of MIDAS or like-data based strongly preferred.
  • Bachelors degree strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience using Epic
  •  Previous experience with Data Collection and Reporting in ACS/NSQIP
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.
Keywords: Surgical Clinical Reviewer, NSQIP, ACS, American College of Surgeons,