Quality Coordinator RN or LVN in Gardena, CA at Avanti Hospitals

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Memorial Hospital of Gardena

Job Title: Quality Coordinator RN or LVN 

City: Gardena / State: California    

Quality Improvement / Performance Improvement

Day Shift

From 9:00 AM

To 5:30 PM


Job Description and Job Responsibilites

Job Title: Quality Assessment Performance Improvement (QAPI) Coordinator, RN or LVN

Job Summary:

The Quality Assessment Performance Improvement (QAPI) Coordinator, RN/LVN supports the Director of Quality and Risk Management in the planning and implementation of a systemic program for clinical quality and outcomes improvement efforts. The position serves as primary support to population focus Medical Staff Quality Committees in the monitoring and evaluation of processes for clinical performance improvement and peer review. The QAPI Coordinator, RN supports concurrent oversight and review of clinical quality measures and evidence-based standards of care for high risk, high volume populations (e.g. stroke, diabetes, heart disease, etc.).

Essential Job Duties:

  • Leads and /or facilitates clinical performance improvement teams/taskforce as indicated.
  • Serves as a team facilitator and consultative resource for clinical and departmental leadership and staff responsible for quality and performance improvement activities.
  • Promotes quality culture to population based multidisciplinary quality/performance improvement teams.
  • Supports and assists Director of Quality and Risk Management in the implementation and monitoring of the Hospitals’ clinical quality improvement efforts. This may include concurrent oversight of Core Measure compliance.
  • Supports and maintains records, minutes, and data from population based quality committees, ad hoc PI teams, and other strategic quality initiatives in accordance with hospital confidentiality, and Federal and State regulatory guidelines.
  • Participates in regulatory activities and surveys, using working knowledge of CMS/ The Joint Commission, and Title 22 standards.
  • Leads improvement efforts related to Quality/Peer Review.

Job Requirements


  • Graduate of accredited School of Nursing or LVN program.
  • Preferred 2-5 years in Quality Improvement
  • Demonstrates a thorough working knowledge and competency in using the following systems: Microsoft Office application including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint ; Visio; and creates reports for presentation to medical staff committees.
  • Knowledge of CMS Core Measure guidelines.
  • Demonstrates a thorough working knowledge and competency in the utilization of PI framework and tools such as rapid cycle improvement, PDCA, Lean, Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA).


  • Current California RN or LVN Licensure