Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/11/2017
Job Category:
Nursing
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
The Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist (CQIS) is responsible for leading and facilitating quality improvement and safety initiatives as content expert, performance improvement facilitator, educator, and consultant. In collaboration with physician and nursing leadership, residents, clinical staff, and administrative / operational staff, the CQIS is a key leadership member of the clinical team who oversees the quality of care in order to achieve the best outcomes and patient experience. The CQIS incumbent will be responsible for data and event monitoring, peer review coordination, facilitation of QI efforts utilizing improvement methodologies such as Lean, and providing appropriate education to the provider teams. This position will usually be focused vertically at the department and service line level, but can also be assigned to lead system-wide quality initiatives that impact multiple hospitals, service lines and other clinical areas. The CQIS role is critical in order for UCLA to achieve becoming a transformative, highly-reliable organization with an uncompromising focus on patient safety and outcomes.

Job Qualifications
California RN license preferred. BSN required. Degree in related health field also accepted. Experienced in providing in-service education to ensure compliance, performing follow-up audits and assistance with corrective action plans to providers and staff. Conduct quality managment studies as needed.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.