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The Office of Licensure, Accreditation and Regulation (OLAR) assists the organization in staying current and compliant with regulatory standards, licensure requirements and survey preparations. OLAR accomplishes this by interpreting, communicating, and educating all levels of medical center staff regarding new and revised standards/regulations.
As an Accreditation Specialist for OLAR, you will maintain the organization's accreditation status by providing ongoing coordination and consultation to organization leaders in maintaining and developing the accreditation management program. You will also be responsible for
maintaining licensure from various organizations, such as Joint Commission (JC), California Department of Public Health (CDPH), CMS and OSHPD.
assisting with liaison activities with accreditation and regulatory agencies (i.e. California Department of Health, The Joint Commission, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, etc.) including tracking, evaluation and submission of required documentation, survey preparation, arranging on-site visits, required responses, and completion of action items.
participation in the organization's readiness rounds program and is responsible for the communication, implementation and tracking of action plans necessary to close identified gaps in care or compliance with The Joint Commission (TJC) standards and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Title 22 regulations.
leading and conducting survey preparatory project meetings and project tracking, analysis and identification of deficiencies necessary to correctly achieve compliance with standards.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.