Cedars-Sinai Accreditation Specialist, RN - Medication Safety Officer in Los Angeles, California

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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has an opening for an Accreditation Specialist (OLARian).

The Accreditation Specialist ("OLARian") is responsible for maintaining the organizations accreditation status by providing ongoing coordination, support, monitoring, education, evaluation, and consulting to organization leaders in maintaining and developing the accreditation management program. Supports compliance to maintenance of Federal, State and Accreditation regulations; maintains accreditation activities necessary for attaining and maintaining accreditation regulations; licensure from various organizations, such as Joint Commission (JC), California Department of Public Health (CDPH), CMS, OSHPD, etc.; prioritizes projects, coordinates action plans, and monitors/analyzes results for accreditation projects, consistent with the organization’s strategic goals and imperatives. Prepares, analyzes, and compiles statistics for reports. Assists to facilitate committee meetings as needed; assists with ethics and compliance issues as needed, assists in the workup and investigation of patient’s complaints, and performs other duties as assigned.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in healthcare, nursing or healthcare administration profession which requires a professional license or national certification to practice, or in business administration, public health, health administration, or related field is required.

Master’s Degree in healthcare, nursing or healthcare administration profession which requires a professional license or national certification to practice, or in business administration, public health, health administration, or related field is preferred.

License/Certification Requirements:

Registered Nurse License (RN); California State RN License - preferred upon hire

Basic Life Support (BLS) - BLS Certification by the American Heart Association (BLS must be renewed by CSMC)

Healthcare Compliance (CHC) - Specialty Certification within 12 months

Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) - Specialty Certification within 12 months

Other Professional Licensure by Professional Accrediting Body - minimum requirement upon hire

Experience:

Minimum requirements:

Three years’ health-care setting experience or as a provider of services to the healthcare industry; and

Familiarity with Midas, Epic/Electronic Health Record(EHR), County Health Systems, OSHPD.

High proficiency in all of the following areas:

Ability to interact effectively with varying personalities and technical/non-technical backgrounds, and in situations that may be stressful

Ability to gather, analyze, summarize, and present, data/findings effectively and accurately

High degree of proficiency in computer programs (MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, MS Word minimum)

Ability to apply creative problem solving

Ability to work independently

Ability to execute multiple assignments with competing priorities

Ability to identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in datasets and systems

Significant attention to detail and the ability to troubleshoot

Experience in implementing and maintaining change in organizations

Ability to hear and communicate with others in a clear, understandable, and professional manner on the phone and in person; and the demonstrated use of effective written and verbal communication skills with interdisciplinary team members

Ability to present information to varying size groups.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.