COORD, QA & COMPLIANCE - Surgical Sciences Research

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School of Medicine:

Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.

Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

Occupational Summary
Perform a variety of duties associated with the departmental Quality Assurance Program to include the collection and analysis of data, the development of policies and procedures, and the orientation and training of departmental staff in quality assurance policies and procedures.

Work Performed

  • Perform a variety of complex and independent activities involved in the collection, analysis, documentation, and interpretation of data related to departmental quality assurance, quality control, safety management and compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • Evaluate and interpret collected data and prepare written reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
  • Develop forms and procedures to track and compile information and apply appropriate data analysis techniques; maintain computerized patient database for tracking quality assurance statistics.
  • Confer with the Director of Quality Assurance and Compliance Affairs in the design and review of reporting procedures to serve the purposes of quality assurance; determine the validity and appropriateness of quality assurance criteria and measures utilized by the department; make ap propriate recommendations to the medical staff.
  • Maintain liaison with hospital and departmental laboratories as well as related administrative departments; represent the department on various quality assurance audit and review committees.
  • Plan and conduct in service orientation and education for supervisors and employees pertaining to departmental quality assurance policies, procedures, and documentation requirements, conduct lectures for medical technology students.
  • Stay abreast of new developments in the field of Quality Assurance and Quality Control; recommend new policies and revise existing policies/procedures for compliance standards.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Minimum Qualifications

Work requires a bachelor's degree in a science or related field to acquire the appropriate cognitive, communicative, and statistical reporting skills.

Work requires two years of experience in clinical laboratory analysis, OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE clinical laboratory quality assurance or related position. A related master's degree may offset years of experience on a 1:1 basis.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/2/2021
Application Due: 8/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time