Quality Assurance Analyst
Regular - Full Time 40 Hours Per Week
Under the direction of the Quality Management Manager and/or Director this position provides leadership and expertise in continuous quality improvement, coordinates oversight of regulatory and accreditation adherence, facilitates improvement activities for areas within Maricopa Health Care District.
Requires Bachelor's degree or equivalent in nursing or other healthcare related field and either an RN license in state worked OR a clinical background with current license/certification; or an equivalent combination of training and progressively responsible experience that will result in the required specialized knowledge and abilities to perform the assigned work. Requires a proficiency level typically attained with 5 years acute care clinical experience. A Master's degree with substitute for 2 years of required experience. Experience with process improvement, regulatory/accreditation programs, data management, and analysis including graphic development and presentations is highly desirable. Registered Nurse (RN) license preferred; Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) certification is preferred. Requires ability to perform complex statistical analysis and highly developed problem solving skills. Requires the ability to manage programs and projects. Requires demonstrated excellence in interpersonal and written communication skills. Must have knowledge of current principles, theories, and trends related to quality management. Must have the ability to perform duties accurately with minimal supervision. Must be able to use initiative and independent judgment. Must be able to establish and maintain positive team working relationships to promote positive change and quality improvement initiatives. Must have the ability to prepare educational materials and facilitate training. Must be able to demonstrate exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Requires strong knowledge of regulatory and accreditation standards. Requires knowledge of excel spreadsheets, graphs, word documents, Access, and power point. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills both verbally and in writing including knowledge of basic grammar, spelling & punctuation. Creativity, initiative, independent thinking, and problem solving skills are strongly preferred. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.
Living our values
At Maricopa Integrated Health System, our values inspire us to dream big and reach high. And we’re delivering some of the most sophisticated care in the country, while making a genuine difference in the lives of our patients and each other. That's the power of an environment driven by values like respect, leadership, compassion and education.
- Maricopa Medical Center, a critical care hospital - the largest teaching hospital in AZ
- The Arizona Burn Center, a nationally renowned regional burn center- 2nd largest in the nation
- A level 1 Trauma Center and emergency department
- The Arizona Children’s Center at MIHS, a 24/7 Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Unit
- The Comprehensive Healthcare Center
- The Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
- 12 Family Health Centers located throughout Maricopa County
- Competitive wages
- Medical, dental and vision coverage
- Arizona State Retirement System Plan with a lifelong pension upon retirement
- Generous PTO + 10 holidays per year