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#89007 (RN) Quality Compliance Specialist

Extended Review Date: Wed 10/11/2017

This position has been changed from an internal UCSD posting to external as of 8/22/2017. All applicants are welcome to apply.

The qualifications of this position have been slightly modified as of 8/21/2017. This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.


UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 6% of all U.S. hospitals. Magnet is the “gold standard” for nursing excellence and is based on strengths in five key areas which include transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, innovation and improvements and empirical quality results. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.

Reporting to the Director of Regulatory Affairs, the Quality Compliance Specialist supports the functions of the department and the Director, Regulatory Affairs in the assessment, measurement, and reporting of ongoing compliance with The Joint Commission (TJC) standards and all other regulatory requirements. With oversight from the Director, Regulatory Affairs, supports and coordinates The Joint Commission, CMS, CDPH, and all other survey activities for UCSD Health's multiple sites.

The Quality Compliance Specialist works in collaboration with key members of the organization in the development of corrective action plans in response to compliance issues, develops, coordinates and participates in the execution of educational activities and materials for ongoing survey readiness of all levels of personnel, medical staff, residents and other students. Supports the responsibilities of the Director and Assistant Director. Job standards are to be performed at the expert level.


  • Registered Nurse (RN) issued by the state of California.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN), or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three (3) years of nursing experience in a large, complex healthcare organization.
  • Previous Regulatory Affairs experience, with advanced knowledge of TJC standards, CDPH Regulatory and Licensing requirements, and Federal and State Regulatory compliance.


  • Masters level education/degree that is relevant to the position.
  • Ambulatory care experience.


  • Ability to work variable hours and locations based on business needs.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

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UC San Diego Health Sys
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Regulatory Affairs
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Hillcrest Medical Center
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Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri