This is a UC San Diego Internal Recruitment open to UCSD and UCSD Health System Staff Only
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/23/2020 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/25/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist reviews clinical charts and abstract data based on CMS/TJC or other structured data abstraction requirements. Maintain and update dashboards and other reports necessary to support the identification of performance improvement opportunities. Reviews the updates to CMS, TJC or manuals to ensure requirements and specifications are met and to support service lines with performance improvement. Attend service line meetings and report out any trends and work with teams on countermeasures to improve performance.
Under direct supervision, acquires skills and knowledge of professional concepts in quality analysis and / or improvement (QI) to assist on small projects or segments of projects.
Bachelor's degree in nursing or other healthcare profession, or a combination ofcomparable clinical education and / or experience.
0 - 1 years of relevant experience in a clinical quality setting.
Previous experience in abstracting, transcribing and submitting clinical data to external agencies.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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