Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) certification preferred or expected to be attained within two years of eligibility.
• Bachelor’s degree in health care field: nursing, respiratory care, laboratory technician or pharmacy
• Current license in respective profession, as relevant
• Minimum of 3 years of work experience in a complex health care setting; pediatric experience preferred.
• Knowledge of patient safety and quality improvement concepts and methods, including data collection and analysis preferred.
• Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint preferred.
• Ability to work independently and take initiative when necessary
• Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are required.
• Teaching/presentation skills are required.
• According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
In collaboration with identified nursing and medical leadership, serves as a PACU unit or program level leader for patient safety and quality improvement work and supports institutional initiatives and regulatory requirements that impact patient outcomes. Coordinates the design and implementation of initiatives and works collaboratively with the Office of Patient Safety and Quality (OPSQ) to align efforts. The PACU provides preoperative and postoperative care to all types of surgical patients and also to those patients receiving general anesthesia in other departments in the Main and Wood buildings of CHOP and at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Children's Hospital Philadelphia - 14 months ago
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to the care of children. Since our start...