Quality and Regulatory Affairs Specialist (Full Time Days) - The Mount Sinai Hospital
Mount Sinai Health System
Location: New York, New York
Type: Full Time
Salary: $87,692 - $131,538
Hospital, Public and Private
Additional Salary Information: The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides a salary range to comply with the New York City Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range for the role is $87,692 - $131,538 Annually. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, education, and hospital need. The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.
Internal Number: 3003079
We are looking for a dedicated professional to join our team and drive the Clinical Quality and Patient Safety Performance Improvement Program across our hospital system.
The Quality and Regulatory Specialist facilitates and participates in the implementation of the multidisciplinary hospital and system wide Clinical Quality and Patient Safety Performance Improvement Program. This is a healthcare professional who coordinates the planning, monitoring and evaluation of the Quality and Regulatory Readiness program. Participates in planned and unplanned regulatory visit activity. Promotes collaborative practice among departments/services for improved clinical outcomes, processes of care and regulatory compliance.
1. Facilitates the identification of opportunities for improvement and assist in the design and ongoing measurement of performance indicators and outcomes as part of the Clinical Quality and Patient Safety Performance Improvement Program.
2. Assists in planning, reviewing, and implementing activities related to the organizational goals and objectives including Quality and Safety Goals.
3. Collaborates with key stakeholders, peers and other departments to facilitate and monitor the timely completion of agreed upon corrective action plans arising from survey findings, root cause analyses or other sources.
4. Plans, coordinates and reports on a Failure Mode Effect Analysis.
5. Facilitate and participate in MSHS improvement initiatives as appropriate.
1. Supports an information system for quality and regulatory management data collection, data aggregation, and data analysis as well as the maintenance of an inventory of quality improvement activities including safety solution measures of success.
2. Monitors and displays statistical data for quality reports and evaluations.
3. Serves as internal resources for the quality and performance improvement process including data measurement, tool development, chart review, improvement strategies and education on improvement methodologies. Serve as a liaison with regulatory data abstraction and reporting.
Regulatory & Accreditation
1. Uses knowledge of standards of accreditation and regulatory agencies to assist with assessment of compliance. Conduct ongoing tracer rounds including observation, interview and medical record review to engage staff and assess compliance.
2. Participates in the preparation, planning, coordination and oversight of planned and unplanned regulatory survey and reporting by The Joint Commission, New York State Department of Health, CMS and other regulatory agencies as required.
3. Participates in the preparation, planning, coordination and oversight of disease specific certifications.
4. Develops and facilitates education workshops, meetings or conferences focused on improvement methodologies and regulatory compliance with high impact on program and/or participants; coordinates logistics, scheduling and participant communications.
5. Develops and writes communications and promotional literature for distribution such as newsletters, brochures or flyers; coordinates process from development through printing and distribution for quality and regulatory purposes.
1. Participates as a member of the hospital Quality Performance and Improvement Committee.
2. Supports and maintains the quality structure which includes all quality related committees including preparation of documentation and flow of material.
3. Supports the hospital Quality Performance and Improvement Committee, designated departmental committees, performance improvement taskforces and organizational improvement teams as appropriate.
4. Investigates and coordinates responses to quality of care inquiries arising from IPRO and other third party sources and patient complaints/grievances.
5. Interacts and maintains liaison with students, faculty, staff and outside/community agencies or committees in facilitating program objectives.
6. Maintains effective communication and working relationships with a wide variety of staff (hospital, medical, ambulatory, behavioral) to support and facilitate quality -related initiatives.
Mount Sinai is among New York City's largest employers, with 42,000+ team members in both clinical and non-clinical roles throughout our eight hospital campuses and world-renowned medical school. We are one of the metro area's largest health care providers, with hundreds of ambulatory, primary, and specialty care facilities across the five boroughs, northeastern region and beyond.