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Responsible and accountable for coordinating, planning and maintaining all quality management aspects of the transplant program. Also responsible for improving key processes, policies and procedures as they relate to regulatory compliance with all applicable agencies. The position will complete audits of clinical and program workflow processes as well as documentation of processes to ensure all regulatory requirements are met. Expected to develop and maintain professional affiliations to keep abreast of the regulatory requirements for transplants in both the outpatient and inpatient hospital settings.
Performs analysis of quality and performance improvement including responsibilities for coordination and collection of data, analysis and trending of required regulatory indicators (internal and external), process measures and clinical outcomes measures.
Educates staff and physicians on regulatory /accrediting requirements to promote readiness and ongoing compliance.
Coordinates all quality management activities for the Transplant Program. Ensures program's compliance with all applicable regulatory agency quality requirements.
Completes audits of clinical program activities and workflow to ensure compliance with regulations and written standard operating procedures. Identify gaps using audit results and implement changes as needed.
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to identify and resolve patient care management concerns (including related stem cell donors). Audits patient/donor care processes throughout transplant experience to ensure patient safety concerns and/or issues are identified and changes implemented as needed.
Bachelor's Degree - Nursing
Licenses & Certifications
Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
Bachelor's Degree - Nursing Master's Degree - Healthcare related field
Professional - Non Clinical Skills
Lean Processes - Quality Improvement (QI) - Benefits Statement Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options - Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan - 401(k) plan - Tuition Assistance - Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts - On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location) - Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Internal Number: 1180505
About BJC Healthcare
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, and is focused on delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC HealthCare has ranked as one of the top workplaces among large employers in the seventh annual St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplaces for 2018 program. BJC is one of 150 Greater St. Louis employers to receive the award and the only health care system to make the list.
BJC serves the health care needs of urban, suburban and rural communities and includes 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.