As the largest hospital in San Luis Obispo County, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center strives to produce optimal outcomes and exceptional patient experiences to the community it serves. With 164 beds and hundreds of physicians, Sierra Vista puts advanced technology into the hands of experienced medical specialists to deliver quality healthcare to Central Coast residents and visitors. Its distinct, high-level services include neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics, perinatology (high-risk pregnancy), neonatology (high-risk newborn care), pediatrics and trauma. Sierra Vista houses the largest Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit between Santa Barbara and Salinas, the only dedicated pediatric unit in San Luis Obispo County and serves as the countyâ��s designated trauma center. Sierra Vista is recognized as a leader in orthopedics, cancer care and is a Joint Commission accredited primary stroke center. Sierra Vista is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and has been serving the community since 1959.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
Quality Assurance Nurse - This position reports directly to the DCQI. The abstractor/ analyst is responsible for review and abstraction of Core Measure, STS, CCORP, CRUSADE, and CHART data. He/She identifies cases, concurrently and retrospectively reviews records and abstracts required data daily. He/she is responsible for monthly justification of data and identification of variances for review. He/She is responsible for identifying performance improvement opportunities, tracking and trending data, reporting data trends to various committees, and facilitating process change(s), as assigned. He/She is responsible for monthly measure sample selection and evaluation of completed abstraction for accuracy, completing OPPE within established timelines, in collaboration with the Medical Staff Services. Coordinating and submitting peer review recommendations, as assigned by the DCQI.
Education: Preferred: B.A./B.S.
Required Training/Experience/Certification: CA licensed Registered Nurse with minimum of two years clinical experience in a General Acute Care Hospital. Preferred Training/Education/Experience/Certification: CPHQ, minimum of two year's experience that demonstrates sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities in data abstraction, Cerner, Microsoft Office Suite, and quality improvement processes. Knowledge of computer file management and computer hardware and adjuncts. Independent in work; does not require direct supervision.
Primary Location: San Luis Obispo, California
Facility: Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
If Other Shift, Specify: M-F
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005037119
About Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.