Accreditation Specialist

Job Number: 52178
Spokane, WA
Job Category: Quality Management
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
MultiCare Entity: Deaconess Hospital
FTE: 1
Specialty: Not Applicable
Department: Quality Management DHS
Shift: Day
Work Schedule: Variable

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Position Summary:
The Accreditation Specialist ensures continuous regulatory compliance for assigned areas within licensed/accredited facilities.  The Specialist consults and assists in the development, implementation and measurement of complex cross-functional performance assessment and improvement projects/initiatives for hospital licensure and accreditation.  The Specialist assures accreditation participation requirements for their assigned licensed/accredited facilities for The Joint Commission and CMS. The incumbent conducts ongoing performance analysis to identify clinical outcome and other improvement opportunities, coaches/educates providers and management and supports teams/task forces to ensure successful outcomes of projects. The Specialist builds and maintains strong business relationships with leadership, agency personnel, providers, and employees system-wide to facilitate the overall accreditation and regulatory compliance strategies.

Minimum Requirements:
Three (3) years clinical experience  in an acute care setting
Five (5) years experience working in a quality services or accreditation support function in a healthcare setting

Bachelor’s degree in health care field
Master’s degree in health care field preferred
Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
Certification in related subject preferred

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