Abrazo West Campus (located at 136th Avenue and McDowell Road in Goodyear) is a 188-bed acute care hospital serving the healthcare needs of the residents of the southwest Valley since September 2003. Abrazo West Campus has been recognized for high standards of quality and safe patient care by being named a recipient of the Womenï¿½s Choice Award as one of Americaï¿½s Best Hospitals in Emergency Care. They are also accredited by The Joint Commission and are a Joint Commission-designated Primary Stroke Center and accredited Chest Pain Center. As a state designated Level 1 Trauma Center, Abrazo West Campus serves the critically injured patients in the Western Region of Arizona. Abrazo West Campus continues to enhance service lines which already include comprehensive orthopedics, neurosurgery, plastics, hand, cardiovascular with open-heart surgery, obstetrics, womenï¿½s health, wound care with hyperbaric treatment and therapy as well as 24-hour emergency plus trauma care.
Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist Full Time Day Shift West Campus
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.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Advanced analytical/problem solving skills necessary to: collect and review data; analyze existing processes; recommend and implement solutions
ï¿½ Strong critical thinking skills ï¿½ Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of hospital personnel, external auditors and regulatory agencies. ï¿½ Ability to present information to small and large groups; Excellent verbal and written communication skills ï¿½ Must be able to work under pressure, prioritize as necessary ï¿½ Excellent computer skills and the ability to perform statistical analyses ï¿½ 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.).
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Nursing degree from an accredited nursing school or degree in medical informatics or Health Information Management
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Bachelorï¿½s degree in nursing, masters degree in Health Information Management, or Medical Informatics, or Health care Management
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 EMRï¿½s (Cerner) and Midas
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: RN ï¿½ 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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Internal Number: 2005014903
About Tenet Healthcare
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