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Rush University Medical Center Quality and Accreditation Coordinator in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title:

Quality and Accreditation Coordinator


Cancer Center Business Support




Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)


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Job Description:

Quality and Accreditation Coordinator

This position works with the Manager of Quality and Accreditation and other key Cancer Center leaders to facilitate improvement activities which are strategically aligned with the Cancer Center's quality and accreditation programmatic goals. The individual who holds this position exemplifies the Rush mission, vision, and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with interdisciplinary members of the cancer center care team including the medical staff, nursing and ambulatory and inpatient operational areas, administration, and support services.

  • Develops executive summary reports, accreditation trackers and checklists, and other reporting formats via committee structures as assigned.

  • Works collaboratively with cancer center team to support accreditation, licensure, and regulatory compliance by supporting quality and patient safety.

  • Supports cancer specific accreditations and maintain trackers for: Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons Standards, Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification (QOPI), National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC), Annual IEMA Breast Center Inspection, The Joint Commission, and other regulatory requirements.

  • Ensures that improvement activities are documented and reported within the organization to engage staff in continuous quality improvement projects.

  • Prepares data including executive summary reports and other reporting formats via committee structures.

  • Support CMS's Oncology Care Model clinical design team for continuous development in adhering to all practice requirements and quality metrics.

  • Maintains responsive and effective relationships in collaboration with Chief Quality Officer and program leadership.

  • Communicates effectively with staff, supporting departments, and external agencies.

Position Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.

  • At least two years of experience in a healthcare setting.

  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work on a team. Ability to meet organizational goals and adapting to changing needs.

  • Ability to collect, correlate, and analyze clinical data as appropriate to determine trends and develop Quality Improvement interventions where needed.

  • Training experience in quality and process improvement methodologies.

Company Highlights:

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Rush was ranked Best Hospital in Illinois for Nurses in 2017 by

  • Ranked among the top 20 best places to work in healthcare by Indeed.

  • For the fourth consecutive time, all three Rush System hospitals have received an "A" grade for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group.

  • In U.S. News & World Report's 2017-2018 Best Hospitals issue, Rush ranked among the top 50 hospitals in 8 of 16 categories.

  • Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.