Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles

Coordinator, Clinical Excellence (NICU) (42855156)
Location: Los Angeles, California - United States
Posted: 2/14/2018

Coordinator, Clinical Excellence (NICU)

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Ready to be part of the first and largest pediatric hospital in Southern California? This is Children's Hospital Los Angeles. A place where you can make a real difference in the lives of our patients and their families. A big responsibility? Absolutely. But if you’re up for the challenge, we’re on the lookout for amazing professionals to join our elite teams – talented individuals who can continue our high level of care.

The Program Coordinator, Clinical Excellence will work under the direction of the Associate Medical Director of the NICCU and the Director of Quality to responsible for the ongoing develop and implement measures to ensure optimal patient outcomes. Primary responsibilities will include: implement and oversee all aspects of the Children's Hospital Neonatal Database Project. The focus of the coordinator's activities are to act as the key contact for this project, collect, analyze and report data on performance improvement and clinical quality indicators at the unit level. In addition, to facilitate unit level performance improvement based activities, identify opportunities for improvement, to seek solutions, and to establish monitoring and evaluating strategies for change.

Minimum Education: Required Bachelors degree in nursing; Master's Preferred.

Minimum Experience: 2- 3 years NICU nursing experience; experience leading or facilitating projects and initiatives; combination of work experience in a hospital and data analysis experience

License, Registration or Certification Required: CA RN licensed, AHA CPR certification

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to teach, understanding of patient safety issues, project management, knowledge of Joint Commission standards, competent in the use of computers. Data analysis and reporting, quality improvement skills, knowledge of PI is required. Ability to lead inter-disciplinary work groups with professionalism.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Other

“Graduation doesn’t mean your education ends.”
Ted Chow, RN

“When I was looking for an RN Residency program, I wanted something exceptional. That’s why I came to Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Their program is innovative and supportive, with one-to-one preceptors, classroom and skills lab education, a personal mentor, support meetings and an individualized rotation to related units. My time here has not only been rewarding, but has fully prepared me for the transition from graduate nurse to professional RN.”

The 22-week pediatric RN Residency program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles is offered in the Spring and Fall and offers: comprehensive classroom and clinical experience, competitive salary and benefits, rapid promotion program, and five pediatric specialty choices.

Founded in 1901, Children's Hospital Los Angeles is one of the nation's top children's hospitals and is acknowledged worldwide for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. Children's Hospital is one of only eight in the nation - and the only one in the western United States - named to the national "Honor Roll" of children's hospitals in the 2010 U.S. News & World Report rankings for clinical excellence. The hospital is preparing to open a $636 million, 317-bed state-of-the-art facility in July 2011 that will further expand services and capabilities at its main campus on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, Calif., as well as increase the ability to provide family-centered care to residents throughout the region.

If you’re interested in working with the very best physicians, surgeons and nurses, in a place where the kids come first, please contact (323)361-2193 or visit Children's Hospital Los Angeles at

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