Peer Review RN Coordinator

The Department of Medicine is the largest department within UCLA
Health and includes 13 clinical sub-specialties with more than 200 ambulatory practices
and over 600 physician faculty. Under the leadership of its Chief Quality
Officer, the Quality Team is focused on improving the quality of care delivery
for over 350,000 patients seen each year. Under the direction of the Chief
Quality Officer and Administrative Director for the Department of Medicine, the
Peer Review RN Coordinator will be responsible for executing quality
improvement goals for the Physician Peer Review program. This position requires
clinical knowledge to ensure that the inpatient and ambulatory peer review
process is effective in evaluating issues related to professional practice. You
will be responsible for overall coordination and management of the physician
peer review clinical review process, including abstracting data for aggregation
and analysis, medical record review, and tracking committee recommendations and
follow-up actions for timeliness of response. In addition, you will provide
expertise and support for Quality Assessment Performance Improvement (QAPI)
functions for the Department of Medicine.Qualifications
Required:* Bachelor of Science (BSN) or Master of Science in Nursing (MSN).* Current State of California license/permit to practice professional nursing.* Minimum of five (5) years of hospital-based or ambulatory clinical experience.* Minimum two (2) years of experience in Peer Review, Quality Management & Performance Improvement, or Patient Safety/Risk Management.* Excellent written, verbal, and computer skills to communicate diplomatically and effectively with faculty, peers, patients, physicians, collaborators, researchers, administrators, and University faculty and staff.* Demonstrated skill in problem solving, prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely manner, and maintaining confidentiality of data and using discretion and judgment in responding to inquiries and releasing information.* Demonstrated skills in using PC computer, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Internet and Windows applications.* Ability to develop, implement, track and report on projects.
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.