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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?
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.
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.
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.
A B.S.N. is preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.