Location: Oakdale, CA
Reporting to the Vice President of Quality & Risk Management, this position assists with the supervision of hospital wide and Medical Staff, Quality Management and Performance Improvement Plan activities in accordance with licensing and accreditation agencies.
Master's Degree or Master's candidate required in the field of Nursing, Public Health, Health Policy, Business Administration, Health Administration, or a field related to quality engineering, or business process improvement.
5+ years of recent healthcare experience required
Strong practical knowledge of quality improvement methods and their application at the functional level in a hospital setting, working knowledge of multiple clinical areas
Capable of providing in-service education to health care providers on quality issues based on data outcomes or industry standards
Ability to analyze data sets using the computer
Ability to develop and facilitate quality improvement projects/teams utilizing various quality tools, i.e., Failure Mode Effects Analysis, Root Cause Analysis, PDCA, etc.
All Quality Improvement Team Leaders must attain National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) Certified Professional in HealthCare Quality professional certification within two years of employent in the Team Leader role, and then maintain the certification
BSN or BS in Respiratory Therapy, Hospital Pharmacist, or Lab Scientist
Lifts, positions, pushes up to 50 pounds
Considerable sitting, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
Touch, auditory and visual perception and acuity
Adequate vocal pitch and volume of voice
Manual dexterity and mobility
Ability to move quickly
Ability to adjust vision sufficiently to perform duties
Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
Subject to irregular hours
Increased stress due to multiple calls and inquiries