Title Quality Assurance/Risk Management Coordinator
Salary $51,443 annually
Location Gino J. Merli Veterans Center, Lackawanna County
Job Information

Quality Assurance/Risk Management Coordinator

Employment Opportunity: The PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs has one opening for a Quality Assurance/Risk Management Coordinator at Gino J. Merli Veterans Center, which is in Lackawanna County.

Nature of Work: You will work in a long-term care facility, monitoring and evaluating the appropriateness and quality of resident care. You will interpret regulations, prepare for licensing surveys, participate in the development and improvement of a quality assurance program, chair the quality assurance/risk management committee and develop reports. You also will provide guidance and technical assistance to interdisciplinary clinical and non-clinical staff.

In order to be considered, applicants must be PA residents, and meet the following requirements: One year as a Quality Assurance/Risk Management Specialist; OR three years of professional experience as a member of a multiple disciplinary treatment team in a public or private health care facility, and a bachelor’s degree; OR three years of clinical experience in a human services agency, including two years of administrative, evaluative, consultative, or supervisory work in a health care program, and a bachelor’s degree with major coursework in social work, nursing, healthcare administration, behavioral sciences, or a related field; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training. Nursing and/or long-term care experience is preferred, but not required.

Starting Salary: $51,443 annually with an excellent benefits package!

Have questions? Please call (717) 861-6993.

How to Apply: Apply online at www.scsc.pa.gov. Log in to the Online Services section of the homepage. Select View Open Announcements & Apply from the menu, and reference announcement #2010-136 for Quality Assurance/Risk Management Personnel to submit your application.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the veterans section of www.scsc.pa.gov.

Gino J. Merli Veterans Center
401 Penn Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503
(717) 861-6993
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