Hospital Quality Improvement Nurse Specialist

A fantastic career opportunity for Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist is now available with a prestigious Medical Center in beautiful and coastal Central Coast of California!

The Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist will join a team of healthcare professionals where compassion and dedication are rewarded in an environment where technology is not only sought out but also embraced. The hospital takes pride in being a place where its health care professionals are given every advantage to do excellent work. All of this in a location that has it all and has been called "one of the most beautiful places on earth."

Under the supervision of the Administrative Nurse Director of Quality and Risk Management, the Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist will provide clinical, technical, and analytical evaluation of statistical data necessary to support Quality improvement functions, peer review and physician profiling. Effectively facilitates interdepartmental and/or interdisciplinary Quality improvement teams in order to support organization wide Quality improvement activities.
The ideal candidate of Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist should have Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) or CPHQ eligible, with Lean Management/Six Sigma training preferred. Training in data collection and analysis concepts, including statistical concepts of variation. Registered Nurse in the State of California preferred, or individual with other clinical background with prior hospital experience required. A minimum of three years prior work experience in Quality improvement required. Experience in implementation of regulatory and/or The Joint Commission initiatives and National Patient Safety Goals preferred.

The Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist should have direct experience in a healthcare profession and/or dealing with clinical healthcare providers across a healthcare organization preferred. Demonstrated experience managing cross-functional clinical teams.  Knowledge of Joint Commission standards and Patient Safety Goals as well as regulatory requirements related to acute care facilities.
The Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist will be a part of 300 plus bed acute care hospital that employs more than 1600 people serving more than 250,000 residents for the past 60 years. While the population in the district has grown, their commitment has never wavered—to provide excellence in prevention, diagnosis and treatment, around-the-clock emergency care and community outreach programs that touch thousands of lives each year. Join the team now!