Coordinator Quality Management PRN
San Jose , California
September 07, 2017
About Good Samaritan Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. Recognized nationally for quality and safety, it has an 'A' from The Leapfrog Group and has been voted a "Family Favorite" hospital for more than ten years. It is one of only ten hospitals nationwide to be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer four consecutive times. Good Samaritan is a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques, and is a Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and an accredited Chest Pain Center.

Schedule: 0.001, Per Diem Shift: Variable, as needed.

Internal Posting Period: February 9, 2017 - February 15, 2017

Under the supervision of the Quality Manager and according to general policies and procedures, Quality Management is responsible for the computer applications and data management functions for the Quality Department.
  • B.A / B.S preferred
License/ Certifications:
  • Current CA RN license or other healthcare license preferred
  • CPHQ certification preferred
  • Three years current experience in quality, risk management or related clinical experience within the acute care hospitals setting required.
  • Familiarity with medical record coding and abstracting processes preferred
  • Working knowledge of computer operations such as spreadsheet development, database management and word processing required.
  • Experience with clinical data management systems such as Meditech, HBOC, etc. preferred or must have ability to be trained within 90 days.

Skills and Abilities:
  • Analytical skills necessary in order to handle non-routine, moderately complex administrative details. Perform moderately complex administrative duties such as coordinating meetings and conferences, budget development, complex computer and database management skills, and interacting with system-wide with callers, patients, and the public.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions. Must effectively read, write and verbally communicate in the English language.
  • Ability to effectively manage, analyze and display data required.
  • Superior telephone, communication, and interpersonal skills to interact effectively and positively with people. Ability to show understanding, patience, and tact when dealing with physicians, staff, and the public.
  • Recognition and proper security of sensitive, confidential and legal issues essential.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Must be able to maintain collaborative and collegial relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Computer literate with in-depth knowledge, experience to operate word processing, data bases, graphics, and spreadsheets in order to generate reports. Ability to learn and operate Krono's, Meditech, Excel, Word and a patient care management systems.
  • Ability to read and write in order to proof and edit non-routine correspondence, tables, forms and the like for punctuation, spelling, grammar and typographical errors and draft correspondence, perform arithmetic calculations, and maintain record keeping and filing systems at a level normally acquired through completion of high school.
  • Ability to work independently, exercise judgment, follow instructions and maintain a high level of professional conduct.
  • Proficient in statistical and narrative typing. Able to type 65wpm.


A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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