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Quality Assurance Specialist (RN)-19238704


Pay: $77979.2 to $95867.2/year
$77979.2 - $95867.2
Posted: 4/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2426516

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Summary

The Health and Human Services Agency is seeking dedicated nursing professionals for the position of

Quality Assurance Specialists monitor, evaluate and audit the quality of services provided in various systems, including but not limited to performing qualify assurance audits of pre-hospital and specialty care programs and correctional/detention institutions.

The quality candidate will possess:

  • A current California Registered Nurse license at the time of application 
  • Nursing experience in a critical care unit, an emergency department (including an emergency department of a designated Stroke Receiving Center and/or STEMI receiving center and/or Level I/II designated trauma facility), community clinic, or public health home visiting program
  • Program management experience in the areas of quality assurance/improvement audits/activities for publicly funded health plans, managed care administrative service organizations, or nursing or pre-hospital care
  • The ability to represent the department in high profile community settings

Possession of one or more of the following certificates is highly desirable:
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certificate
  • Mobile Intensive Care Nurse (MICN) Certificate
  • Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) Certificate
  • Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) Certificate
  • Public Health Nurse (PHN) Certificate
  • Informatics Nursing Certification

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. A current California Registered Nurse license is required at the time of application, AND,
  2. Three (3) years of full time registered nursing experience to include:
    1. Eighteen (18) months of full time registered nursing experience in a trauma department, critical care unit, community clinic, correction/detention facility or emergency room; OR,
    2. Eighteen (18) months performing quality assurance/improvement audits/activities for publicly funded health plans, managed care administrative service organizations, or nursing or prehospital care.

    3. Click here for a complete Quality Assurance Specialist job description, including examples of qualifying experience, required certifications, essential functions and working conditions.

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