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Manager, Quality & Risk Department in Norwalk, CA at Avanti Hospitals

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Seasonal/Temp
  • Location:
    Norwalk, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/31/2018

Job Description

Coast Plaza Hospital

Job Title: Manager, Quality & Risk Department 

City: Norwalk / State: California    

Quality Improvement / Performance Improvement

Day Shift

From 9:00 AM

To 5:30 PM

                                      


Job Description and Job Responsibilites

Job Title:  Manager, Quality & Risk Department

Job Summary: 

To assist with daily operations of the Quality & Risk Management processes as it relates to the Hospital Department, including evaluating quality and risk management issues and planning appropriate intervention under the Director’s guidance.

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Actively participates in concurrent case review to assure that evidence-based best practices are implemented timely for core measures patients. 

  • Responsible for the retrospective data abstracting of all of selected outcome indicators that are required for completion of Core Measure submission.

  • Assists with the medical staff Peer Review process by reviewing and preparing case summaries and time lines.

  • Assist the Director in providing risk management support to patients and investigating issues and conducting root cause analyses.

  • Manage, plan, organize, coordinate and improve functions associated with accreditation and regulatory compliance

  • Chair inpatient and emergency department performance improvement committees and serve as a member on related hospital committees.

Behavioral Standards: 

  • Exhibits customer and service oriented behaviors in every day work interactions.

  • Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude to internal workforce and external customers.

Communication/Knowledge:

  • Provides accurate and timely written and verbal communication of information in a manner that is understood by all.   

  • Able to listen, understand, problem-solve, and carry-out duties to ensure the optimal outcome.

  • Able to use IT systems in an accurate and proficient manner.

Collaboration/Teamwork:

  • Contributes toward effective, positive working relationships with internal and external colleagues.

  • Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility, reliability, and dependability in all daily work activities and a willingness to collaborate with others for the good of the customer and the organization.




Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • Completion of an accredited school of nursing program (LVN or RN), preferred

  • Prefer at least 5 to 7 years of current experience in an acute care setting

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Registered Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse, preferred

  • Healthcare accreditation or quality certification, preferred

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.

  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.

 

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • Completion of an accredited school of nursing program (LVN or RN), preferred

  • Prefer at least 5 to 7 years of current experience in an acute care setting

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Registered Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse, preferred

  • Healthcare accreditation or quality certification, preferred

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.

  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.