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Quality Improvement Coordinator - Quality Management

San Diego, California
Job ID 11484 Date posted 03/14/2023 Schedule Full-Time Shift Day Department Admin Services


The Quality Improvement Coordinator (QIC), functions as a subject matter expert and resource to staff and facilitates the achievement of departmental and organizational goals in the area of quality management, patient safety, and accreditation/regulatory compliance through developing effective working relationships and partnering with leadership in assigned areas. 

The QIC, working both independently and as a team member, organizes and monitors the quality and performance improvement activities for assigned clinical, support and/or administrative services to assure that these are in concert with both the mission and RCHSD patient safety/quality improvement plans. Responsibilities include: assisting with the identification, documentation, and prioritization of all problems and issues affecting the delivery of patient care; data collection, analysis, and monitoring; review of evidenced based literature/benchmarks, establishment of indicators for monitoring, performance monitoring, improvement, and assessment; providing project management and facilitation, providing or arranging staff education and committee support.


Bachelor’s Degree

3 years of experience

BLS for Healthcare Providers, issued by AHA

California RN License

Ability to function independently and as a member of a cohesive team

Ability to build relationships and collaborate in the achievement of mutual goals

Clear and effective communication skills

Understanding of process improvement principles

Ability to perform as a quality resource representative to medical staff committees as well as interdisciplinary teams

Ability to recognize the need to be flexible in work schedules and coverage of any geographical area of the organization

Ability to prioritize workload

Ability to utilize critical thinking skills, apply sound principles of decision making and problem solving processes

Analytical skills necessary in order to develop and implement plans and evaluate effectiveness

Ability to multi-task and pay close attention to details and resolve problems

Knowledge and understanding of regulatory and accreditation agency standards


Master’s Degree

5 years of experience

The expected hiring range for this position is $43.57 to $59.91 

Rady Children’s Hospital is committed to compensation that is externally competitive and internally equitable.  We demonstrate this commitment by conducting regular market reviews to remain competitive with organizations of similar size in the nonprofit, healthcare sector.  The range listed above does not represent the full salary range for the position but is the expected hiring range for qualified candidates.  Compensation decisions consider a variety of factors including experience, education, licensure, unique skillsets, organizational need, and internal equity. 


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