RN, Accreditation Specialist, Office of Quality, 8a-5p Emory University Hospital Midtown, Atlanta, GA
The Accreditation Specialist is a Registered Nurse who provides Operating Unit (OU) direction and oversight for regulatory and accreditation compliance including The Joint Commission (TJC), State and Federal agencies.
Assists in the development, coordination and implementation of activities to assure compliance with Operating Unit (OU) accreditation and regulatory requirements.
Supports OU clinical compliance with the TJC, State & Federal regulations.
Remains current with accreditation and regulatory standards.
Maintains collaborative relationships between OU departments, units, EHC hospitals, and appropriate regulatory agencies.
Collaborates with Leadership on recommendations for sustainable processes and system improvements to maintain quality metrics and/or accreditation-related objectives.
Serves as OU resource for education and training regarding quality improvement, accreditation standards, internal process improvements, and external regulatory requirements.
Assists OU in maintaining preparedness for accreditation and licensure surveys.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia.
BA/BS degree in a clinical discipline (RN) with five (5) years of experience in a clinical healthcare environment.
Experience in clinical operations and/or experience working in performance improvement, patient safety, risk management or quality management areas in the healthcare environment.
Knowledge of Quality Improvement methodology, group facilitation, project management, and healthcare regulatory event reporting requirements.
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