Quality Coordinator RN - Cardiac Cath Lab

Fontana, California
Jan 19, 2024
Apr 23, 2024
Assists the Director in maintaining and revising the Medical Center Quality Improvement program. Coordinates the activities of departments, committees and medical staff to develop and document ongoing evaluation activities; perform studies and problem focused reviews; interpret data and promote the Medical Center Quality Improvement Program to medical, nursing and support services. May assume role of Director when necessary.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Consults with Service Line Leaders, Chiefs of Service, Medical Staff Committee Chairpersons, Physicians and Department Administrators in charge of special care areas to assist them in developing ongoing evaluation programs to identify, resolve, and report opportunities to improve patient care.

  • May represent the Department on Medical Staff committees.

  • Designs, conducts and evaluates studies and problem focused reviews requested by the Medical Center Administration, medical staff, or department administrators which frequently involve sensitive, confidential, or medical legal issues.

  • Performs and oversees ongoing Quality Improvement activities across the medical center to assure timeliness, accuracy and compliance with licensing and regulation requirements.

  • Use and educate end users on data display tools, including statistical process control methods.

  • Participate in risk management by investigating problems encountered by patients, identifying patterns and trends in patient care problems, and developing policies and procedures to reduce risks.

  • Monitors compliance with quality improvement requirements.

  • Assist in the supervision and direction of the activities performed by the Quality Improvement Analysts and support staff.

  • Assist in the preparation of the Quality of Care reports that are sent to the Region offices and the Board of Directors.

  • Develop and conduct presentations on the quality improvement standards and the Medical Center Quality Improvement Plan to insure compliance with TJC, NCQA and other regulatory agency standards.

  • Conducts special clinical studies related to patient care management.

  • Participate in the annual development of the Medical Center goals for Quality Improvement.
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