The position of the Transplant Quality Specialist will work with the designated Organ Transplant Programs to provide oversight and will assist in maintaining compliance with the requirements of the external agencies specifically related to transplant regulations as set by the Organ Procurement Transplant Network (OPTN) / United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) and CMS Regulations, Joint Commission, Intermacs, and the ESRD Network. The Transplant Quality Specialist will be responsible for spearheading and providing oversight to the development, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of quality improvement initiatives; taking lead on investigating reported internal and external events, transplant adverse events, and working with leadership and operations on corrective and preventative action plans; participates and may take lead in RCAs; participating in on-site surveys with OPTN/UNOS and CMS; responsible for patient chart audits, providing data feedback, and reporting transplant data on the MOTC dashboard; and responsible for providing statistical data reports, data analysis, and provide insight on opportunities identified through the data analysis. The Transplant Quality Specialist will be responsible for writing and revising policy in collaboration with the physician and transplant leaders. The Transplant Quality Specialist will be expected to work collaboratively with the physician and operational leadership. The position requires strong organizational and analytical skills, time management, ability to work in fast paced â team environment, and is able to multi-task and excel under pressure.
Minimum Education: Bachelor Degree. Master Degree preferred. Minimum Experience/Knowledge: Minimum of 2 years in Transplant environment and/ or transplant quality assessment and performance improvement. Well versed in CMS regulations and OPTN/UNOS policies and bylaws. Demonstrates strong organizational skills and ability to work independently as well as strong project management skills Effective personal and professional written and verbal communication skills.Work effectively with physicians and team as well as with multidisciplinary staff across clinical and non-clinical areas. Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet applications. Demonstrates customer service values. Strong knowledge of healthcare trends in transplantation and quality improvement concepts. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Strong critical thinking and decision making skillsRequired License/Certification:Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.
Internal Number: REQ20085952
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