Hackensack Meridian Health Quality Assurance Coordinator in Edison, New Jersey
Quality Assurance Coordinator
JFK MEDICAL CENTER Edison Requisition #2022-117601 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkNo Weekends Required HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hours8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Address80 James Street, Edison, 08820
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How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.
This position evaluates patient care quality by using approved indicators and established parameters, documents reviews and findings, analyzes data for trends, and generates reports. The Quality Coordinator has the primary responsibility for data abstraction and management of clinical quality measures for CORE measures, PSIs, etc. This includes format design for data collection, data interpretation and data display. This position also supports the medical staff quality program and medical staff quality review committees and requires effective communication and collaboration with medical, clinical and ancillary staff. Additionally, this position assists with accreditation and certification preparation/compliance as well as other quality initiatives in sustaining the organization's performance improvement plan. NOTE: The Quality Assurance Coordinator/NDNQI has the primary responsibility for data abstraction and management of clinical quality measures for NDNQI and other Disease Specific Certifications. This position also supports the nursing quality program and other hospital quality review committees and requires effective communication and collaboration with medical, clinical, and ancillary staff.
A day in the life of a Quality Assurance Coordinator at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:
Conducts appropriate reviews to assess compliance with regulatory standards and abstracts data with minimal error. Conducts pertinent, accurate chart review process by providing reviews, data, trends and other documentation as may be needed. Identifies quality measure trends and improvement opportunities.
Designs PI studies/reviews, develops criteria and evaluates outcomes. Prepares and presents relevant reports/data in clear, appropriate format that facilitates understanding. Prepares accurate quarterly and annual department reports. Attends and facilitates meetings including preparation of agendas and minutes Makes independent decisions within scope of work and apprises Director of pertinent issues, relays necessary information and provides updates on outstanding issues
Maintains current knowledge of clinical quality measure requirements (NDNQI, JC Quality Measures, etc) and other regulatory standards (TJC, CMS, NJDOH) that apply and has solid understanding of specification manuals. Completes processes/reports for performance improvement trends, techniques, tools and statistical control to ensure regulatory compliance and ability to identify variances. Researches & identifies internal/external benchmarks to accurately compare quality outcomes and produce comparative analyses. Produces high quality 'committee ready' PI and trend reports using Nuance, GWTG, NDNQI and Excel databases.
Conducts thorough and timely mock survey inspections. Prepares survey reports and communicates findings effectively, identifying any trends. Effectively participates in survey preparation and conduct of survey visit
Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Minimum of 5 years diverse acute care hospital clinical experience,. Familiarity with regulatory requirements: TJC, CMS, NJDOH. Working knowledge of PI methodologies and statistical processes.
Computer literacy, working knowledge of performance improvement and statistical processes, ability to prepare charts, graphs, etc.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:
BS, allied health professional with quality background may be considered.
Minimum of 1 year quality management experience.
Licenses and Certifications Preferred:
NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License.
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!
Hackensack MeridianHealth(HMH) is a Mandatory COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Facility
As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.
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