Registered Nurse, Quality Management

Job Number
University Physicians Health Plans
University Physicians Health Plans - HP Statewide Quality
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
2701 E. Elvira Rd.
City & State
Posting Category
New Grad


If you are a New Graduate Nurse with less than 12 months of experience, please apply to our New Nurse Experience openings.

Banner University of Arizona Health Plans is currently seeking Registered Nurses to join the Quality team in Tucson, AZ.  


Join a team that strives to provide patients a safe, supportive environment that fosters healing and facilitates a return to the highest possible level of independence.  


These positions will support our ALTCS (Arizona Long Term Care System) line of business. Our nurses in this area are required to complete Quality of Care and mortality reviews for the state of Arizona.   RN's also complete investigations and interview providers as needed.  


There is a requirement of travel throughout Arizona and occasionally 'on call'; mileage reimbursement included.  The preferred candidates will will have their BSN and experience working with ALTCS.  This position is eligible to work from remote 2-3 days per week


Why Should You Apply?

  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Work remote 2-3 days a week


The Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Wellness Program.
  • Tuition Reimbursement.
  • Employee Discounts.
  • Retirement Plans
  • Time Off Plans


About University Physicians Health Plans
The University of Arizona Health Plans (UAHP) manage a variety of health plans. Our mission is to advance health and wellness through education, research and patient care.



About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


Job Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to coordinate the investigation of quality of care concerns that have been referred to the Quality Management Department for review and resolution. The position is also responsible for assisting with education and training of health plan staff on the quality review process.

Essential Functions

  • Investigates referred Quality of Care concerns, including medical record documentation review, obtaining provider responses, preparation of acknowledgment and closure correspondence, tracking cases in database. Assists in preparation of Quality of Care reporting

  • Prepares Quality of Care cases for Peer Review as necessary and presents cases to Medical Director for review.

  • Participates in the collection and maintenance of data appropriate to the Quality Improvement Program. Implements and tracks provider corrective actions as necessary.

  • Participates in the preparation of routine and special reports, including the quarterly report, to the UAHN Board of Directors.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of the Organization wide UAHP Quality of Care training program.

  • Communicates the results of the monitoring and evaluation process to relevant individuals, or departments.

  • Identifies potential risk management and peer review problems in process of quality review for referral to the Risk Management and other appropriate staff.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    Two years of clinical experience in an acute care setting; at least one year of quality improvement experience in an outpatient or inpatient setting and strong healthcare knowledge is also required.

    Must possess a current, valid RN license in state of practice

    Knowledge of National and State Ambulatory and Acute Care Quality Improvement requirements and guidelines for JCAHO, NCQA, HEDIS, HCFA, and AHCCCS is required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong analytical, problem solving, concurrent and retrospective data management and computer skills are necessary.

    The ability to identify variances from protocol and the ability to work independently to identify, develop, monitor, evaluate, report and perform ongoing, objective, cyclic, and systematic QI indicator data, and the ability to establish good working relationships with all levels of UAHP support staff, providers, administrative staff and all other internal and external customers. Ability to make professional presentations to department heads, section chiefs, and to outside professional organizations is needed.

    Preferred Qualifications

    A B.S.N. is preferred.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.