Coordinator Quality and Safety

at Highmark Health in Boise, Idaho, United States

Job Description

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description :


Responsible for coordinating and supporting the administrative needs of the Quality, Safety, Regulatory and Infection Prevention divisions. This position is to be the “hub” of quality and safety support at the local levels.


+ Provides division leader support for Quality, Patient Safety, Infection Prevention and Regulatory activities at the local hospital level. Assists leaders with coordination of work in an effort to standardize processes and increase efficiency. (40%)

+ Manages electronic occurrence reporting system and database(s) to promote patient safety activities for the hospitals. Submits Infrastructures/Serious Events to PA Patient Safety Reporting System. Maintains electronic occurrence reporting system including occurrence report changes/enhancements, technical support and adding/updating user database. Triages and analyzes data for recognition of trends. (40%)

+ Assists with regulatory data transmission and communications. Helps ensure that appropriate patient notifications and disclosures occur as directed by patient safety and infection prevention, regulatory leadership. (10%)

+ Provides administrative support for various committee meetings as requested. Manages / maintain spreadsheets for facilitating performance improvement workflow. (10%)

+ Other duties as assigned.



+ Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience and/or education as determined by the company in lieu of bachelor’s degree

+ 3-5 years experience in healthcare

+ 1-3 years experience in coordinating cross-functional activities/projects


+ Lean Six Sigma certification

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As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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Job Posting: JC255513060

Posted On: Feb 18, 2024

Updated On: Mar 01, 2024

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