Are you ready to bring your clinical competencies to a world-class Medical Group known for the very highest clinical standards? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient satisfaction? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in California! We would be happy to hear from you.
The Cedars-Sinai Medical Foundation is committed to helping primary care and specialist physicians provide excellent care to all their patients, who benefit from convenient access to primary and specialty care physicians and seamless coordination of care between them. As a part of Cedars-Sinai, our physicians and staff are partners in quality health care from a medical center that is consistently recognized as one of the finest hospitals in the country. For the 8th consecutive year, we have been named one of the top 20 Physician Groups in Southern California by Integrated Healthcare Associates (IHA).
We are seeking a Quality Improvement Coordinator to assess, analyze, and recommend quality and clinical performance improvement processes to ensure that the highest standards of quality care can be achieved. You will provide clinical acumen to assist with case-finding, identification of opportunities, and performance improvement activities. This position will also measure performance and identify opportunities to enhance performance in value-based systems of care. As healthcare evolves with new models of service delivery, quality improvement activities will guarantee that care is both patient-centered and focused on maintaining the health of our entire patient population in an efficient and effective way. You can look forward to serving as a key participant in the successful management of value-based contracts, focusing on both individual patients and population trends.
Summary of Essential Duties:
Identify and prioritize clinical cases in terms of follow up of services and/or care
Perform daily chart abstraction and present patient cases to a multi-disciplinary team with possible care suggestions if applicable and follow through with implementation
Draft correspondence to patients or external vendors on behalf of the care management team or individual physicians.
Aggregate and clinically analyze quality and value metric data for Medical Directors/Chairs of the specific departments as requested
Perform analysis of cases as well as trend analysis across the entire population of patients as requested
Support HEDIS, pay-for-performance, ACO and other clinical pay-for-performance and pay-for-value program as requested
Using various data sources, both internal and external, identify high risk/rising risk patients in value-based contracts in need of care coordination and /or clinical care
Current, unrestricted California RN license required
BLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) certification preferred
A minimum of 2 years of acute care or ambulatory nursing experience required
At least 2 years of experience in support of quality improvement, process improvement or total quality measurement preferred
Keywords: Registered Nurse, RN, Quality, Performance, QA, QI, Clinical Quality, Outpatient, Healthcare, Los Angeles, CA, California
Working Title: Quality Improvement Coordinator - Registered Nurse
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.