Cedars-Sinai Transplant Data Quality Specialist RN in Los Angeles, California

Information for Posting:

Summary of Essential Job Duties:

Under the direction of the manager, the Transplant Program Specialist is responsible for the review and update of guidelines, protocols, and processes within the business unit. Gathers and tracks data and benchmarks to support the service line PI initiatives. Responsible for the maintenance of department audits, scorecards, dashboards. Participates in performance improvement projects. Assists in the preparation for readiness for regulatory surveys. Performs data management, analysis, utilization and other related functions.

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing or related field

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

A Current California Registered Nurse License

A Current BLS

Experience:

Minimum 3 (three) years experience in Intensive Care Unit/Liver Transplantation

At least 2 years of Quality improvement experience within a healthcare setting

Excellent skill in abstracting complex data from multiple database software (sometimes into a reports and/or spreadsheet format)

Must have deep understanding about the relationship of database technologies; knowledge of database design a plus

Progressive database development experience required

Extensive knowledge of PC applications, particularly relational databases and spreadsheets, required

Knowledge of application programs used in the department (e.g., SAS, SPSS, MS Access….).

Strong initiative, resourcefulness, and problem-solving skills.

Ability to work in a team environment; ability to work in a changing environment and handle multiple tasks

Full command (verbal and written) of the English language

Understand data flow, structure, and relationships of various pieces of data

Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking)

Must be able to perform assigned duties in a demanding work environment

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