University of Utah Health Quality Improvement Coordinator - Transplant Services in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for coordinating the daily functions of the quality care services and supporting the quality improvement staff.

Responsibilities

  • Conducts statistical analysis on related data to identify quality and compliance trends and model potential outcomes.

  • Develops and presents recommendations for a course of action based on statistical analysis performed.

  • Assists in compiling documentation to be used to assess quality care issues.

  • Works collaboratively with supervisor and manager in supporting departmental project needs.

  • Maintains charts and records for program documentation compliance.

  • Assists in validating system and program data and ensures accuracy of the data.

  • Supports the development and implementation of improved quality reporting measures.

  • May train and provide direction to staff on quality related data and process issues.

  • Reviews data for discrepancies, interacts with data managers, and creates analysis datasets.

  • Reviews patient charts and other health information documents to obtain, verify, and enter into the database.

  • Devises methods and procedures for collecting and validating data while ensuring accuracy of the data.

  • Assists in preparing regulatory documents.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Knowledge in transplant or related regulations and data requirements.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and determine the order of importance.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of statistical analysis and medical terminology.

  • Ability to make independent decisions regarding appropriate action plans.

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor's degree in a health care field or equivalency.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Certified Medical Assistant

  • 3-5 years transplantation or applicable experience

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Color Determination, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking

Requisition Number 30768

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location Name University of Utah Hospital

Patient Care? No

City SALT LAKE CITY

State UT

Department TRANSPLANT SERVICES

Category Transplant

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.