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Clinical Quality Nurse

Modesto, California
Job ID SGMF-1818344 Date posted 12/06/2018
Description

Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF)is a non-profit, multi-specialty health care organization affiliated with Sutter Health. Based in Modesto, SGMF provides quality medical care, health education and research activities in a five-county area. SGMF's medical staff includes family practitioners, internists and pediatricians, as well as a range of specialist physicians. Services include imaging, nuclear medicine, a health library, health education programs, occupational medicine, diabetes education, nutrition counseling, infertility counseling, and weight management.

This position assists with the quality improvement efforts of the Foundation and Gould Medical Group.  Works with Department Leadership to assure compliance with  Health Plan and governmental obligations related to Clinical Quality and regulatory compliance.  Assists with other functions of the Quality Department including but not limited to P4P reporting and outreach, development of policies and procedures, peer review, safety and accreditation. Occasional travel is required.


Qualifications
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MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:  Current RN license in the State of California preferred. LVN with experience in healthcare quality or 2 years’ experience in ambulatory healthcare.

Experience:  Previous experience in Clinical Quality preferred.    Experience in data collection and analysis.

Knowledge:  Working knowledge of ambulatory clinical quality preferred.  Knowledge in the principles of NCQA (Pay for Performance) and HEDIS quality measures. Knowledge of computer systems and applications  required.  Knowledge of IMQ Accreditation processes and requirements preferred. Experience with other regulatory accreditation processes required if no experience with IMQ Accreditation . Working knowledge of Lean methodology preferred.

Special Skills/Equipment:  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Skills must include: experience with Microsoft Office applications required.  (word processing , spreadsheets and graphing functions); the ability to analyze and interpret data and prepare concise, accurate reports; ability to work independently and effectively under tight timeframes and shifting priorities; the ability to organize and prioritize tasks; ability to be flexible and maintain composure in difficult situations; the ability to work effectively with all levels of personnel.


Primary Location: California, Central Valley, Modesto
Organization: Sutter Gould Medical Foundation
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: None
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity, or expression, ancestry, national origin, age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.