The Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist (CQIS) is responsible for leading and facilitating quality improvement and safety initiatives as content expert, performance improvement facilitator, educator, and consultant. In collaboration with physician and nursing leadership, residents, clinical staff, and administrative / operational staff. As our CQIS you will be a key leadership member of the clinical team who oversees the quality of care in order to achieve the best outcomes and patient experience.
You will be responsible for data and event monitoring, peer review coordination, facilitation of QI efforts utilizing improvement methodologies such as Lean, and providing appropriate education to the provider teams. You will usually be focused vertically at the department and service line level, but can also be assigned to lead system-wide quality initiatives that impact multiple hospitals, service lines and other clinical areas. This role is critical in order for UCLA to achieve becoming a transformative, highly-reliable organization with an uncompromising focus on patient safety and outcomes.
California RN license and BSN required.
Minimum of 3 years direct patient care/clinical experience
Minimum of 2 years of Quality/Patient Safety preferred.
Proficient in basic computer skills ( EHR, Word, Excel, Access and Powerpoint).
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Internal Number: 71393563
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