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Clinical Quality Specialist I

Quality

 

Address   Franciscan Health
    1201 South Main Street
    Crown Point, IN 46307

Hours  Days

Calendar  Full-Time

Education Associates Required

WHAT WE NEED

Performance improvement specialists

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Compassionate, quality health care doesn’t happen by accident. It happens as the result of careful monitoring of performance, efficiency and quality measures. Our Clinical Quality Specialist handles data abstraction from medical records to develop and implement performance improvement measures.

Do you love digging into data and building reports? Are you a good communicator? Do work well as part of a team? Are you accurate and detail-oriented? Your skills are needed here.

WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Utilize alerts and best practices (e.g. Sentinel Event Alerts) to perform gap assessments and implement strong actions that will alleviate identified gaps.
  • Facilitate a thorough and credible review of events that address both system and individual accountability.
  • Collect and report OPPE, FPPE, and assists with peer review, as required.
  • Lead and participate in performance initiatives to enable clinical practice reform.
  • Provide assistance with the development of indicators for identified quality initiatives.
  • Coordinate all arrangements for medical staff quality subcommittee meetings and the Medical Care Evaluation Committee.
  • Review charts for quality criteria as defined through the process or initiative.
  • Integrate monitoring activities with the key indicators as outlined by the Quality Improvement Plan and in accord with the Mission, Values and Plans of hospital in order to maintain continuity in quality of patient care and optimal satisfaction of the customer.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
  • Prior Clinical Experience.
  • Prior Utilization Management, Coding, or Hospital Quality Experience.
  • Clinical Interpretation of complex patient conditions.
  • Knowledge of terminology used in diagnosis and classification of illnesses, injuries, and disabilities.
  • Computer skills and knowledge of graphical display models and visual presentations.
  • Analyze data from performance teams and reports from outside agencies.
  • Coordinate multiple projects and commitments.
  • Work collaboratively with physicians, administrators, employees ,and externally with all vendors and agencies.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills.
  • Manage conflict and tactfully handle complaints and difficult situations.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to change.
  • Good Organization skills.
  • Strong commitment to the Mission, Vision and Values of Franciscan Alliance.


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

1-3 Years Experience

License(s): Registered Nurse

Certification(s):

Travel: Never or Rarely

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

PROFESSIONAL ​​​​


Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago