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Peer Review Coordinator-Full Time-Days-Penrose

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Date: Jan 5, 2018

Location: Colorado Springs, CO, US 80907

Company: Centura Health

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. In 2008 we opened St. Francis Medical Center to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services, and Critical Care Unit. It is also serves as Southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate our sixth consecutive year as one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” by Healthgrades and recent Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted. For more information about Penrose – St. Francis Health Services, visit http://www.penrosestfrancis.org/.



Job Description/Job Posting ID: 120550



Recruiter Contact:  Jena Huddleston    jenahuddleston@centura.org



Clinic/Department: 8110 PSF CLINICAL EFFECTIVENESS 



Hospital: PENROSE HOSPITAL 



Schedule:  Full Time



Shift: Days


Position Summary



Designs, analyzes, interprets and coordinates studies for medical staff, service lines and departments. Assists in identifying best practices for transfer across the organization and facilitates the redefinition of practice parameters, which improve quality and reduce costs. Coordinates peer review for assigned medical departments. Promotes education and develops competencies pertaining to safe patient care.



 



Education Requirements




  • Bachelors Degree required

  • Master’s Degree preferred in Health Science or Business Administration

     





Work Experience Requirements




  • 5 years clinical and/or relevant systems and performance improvement experience

  • Must have understanding of healthcare financing, budgeting and costing

  •  Must have knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes, and CQI methodologies and ability to abstract data from the medical record

  • Must have experience using databases and spreadsheets and facilitating teams



 



Licenses/Certifications




  • CPHQ certification preferred or obtained within 2 years, skills in Rapid Decision Making and Six Sigma methods preferred or obtained within 2 years

     





Physical Requirements



Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally.


 



Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 


Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs

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