Quality Assurance & Outcomes Nurse/UKHC

Job description

This position will provide support for the Transplant quality program, including clinical data review, audits, data mining, compiling data into reports (using Excel, Power Point, etc.) for presentation to transplant physicians and clinical teams.

Responsibilities also include participation in various department committees and councils to provide data for performance improvement and quality initiatives; collaboration with transplant quality manager to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the databases and metrics used for quality tracking and improvement efforts; maintaining the scorecards and other reports used for Quality Improvement.

Job Title
Quality Assurance & Outcomes Nurse/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Transplant RN Quality Analyst

Department Name
M2420:Transplant Services

Work Location
UK Healthcare Campus (KY Clinic)

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies:

Required Related Experience


Required License/ Registration/Certification

Registered Nurse

Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods, extensive computer work


Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Proficient with SCM, AEHR, other clinical HER systems (i.e. PICIS), knowledge of regulatory standards, PI processes, policy, regulatory requirements, attention to detail, medical terminology.
Microsoft Office (including Excel, Power Point, Word), extensive working knowledge of electronic health records.
Excellent organizational and time management skills, effective written and verbal communication, and effective problem solving skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

BSN plus at least three years of clinical nursing practice preferred.
Transplant experience preferred.
Experience with data/quality/performance improvement preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Are you currently licensed by the state of Kentucky as a Registered Nurse (RN) or eligible to obtain license by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of clinical experience do you have as a registered nurse?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Please describe any experience you have with quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) activities.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please briefly describe your experience in nursing, including clinical expertise, experience with electronic health records, etc.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please describe any experience you have working with healthcare quality data.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





    Diversity Profile: University



    View more

    Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

    Arrow pointing right
    Job No:
    Posted: 4/6/2018
    Application Due: 4/20/2018
    Work Type: