QA/PI Specialist/Educator

Location: WK Medical Center
Department: Transplant Clinics - Transplant Center - Regional
Classification: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Date Posted: 7/8/2019
Description: The Quality Assurance Coordinator will report directly to the Transplant Administrator/Program Director and will lead the quality operations of our Transplant Center.
This position will be responsible for:
· Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the organization’s quality improvement activities and programs for the transplant center through the collection, evaluation, analysis of data; reporting and coordination of the quality/performance
·  Maintains knowledge regulatory requirements and guidelines as defined by UNOS/OPTN, CMS, and JCAHO.
·  Acts as a resource to managers and staff regarding standards, policies and regulations
·  Works collaboratively in order to assure documentation is complete and consistent with care and reflects legal/regulatory requirements
·  Compiles, trends and reports quality data in the following areas: patient care, safety, risk management, infection control, outcomes, and customer satisfaction
·  Generates and evaluates statistical reports, dashboards, outcomes data and patient care chart reviews directed toward continuous improvement in patient care and outcomes while promoting compliance with accreditation and regulatory requirements
·  Integration into hospital activities to assure a seamless delivery of care for patients; and identification of quarterly and annual System-wide education regarding Transplant care for all caregivers and members of the multidisciplinary teams in collaboration with the Education Department
Qualifications:
·  Prefer some experience with quality/process improvement, and statistics
·  Minimum of 3 years in a direct care related discipline in healthcare
·  Ability to review, understand and implement regulatory agency requirements
·  Ability to utilize Word, Excel and Access databases
·  Strong communication and organizational skills
·  Communicate clearly and make self-understood effectively in face to face interactions
·  Effectively work under minimal supervision
·  Exercise excellent professional judgment and maintain confidentiality
 

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