• Accreditation & Regulatory Affairs Manager

    Job ID
    11883
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Quality
  • Overview

    The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.

    The Accreditation & Regulatory Affairs (ARA) Manager is responsible for supporting the organization's regulatory and accreditation continuous readiness program, assisting with survey coordination and facilitation. The ARA Manager serves as an internal organizational consultant related to accreditation and regulatory processes and issues, and collaborates with the ARA Team, ensuring collaboration across the Quality Department and the organization as a whole.

    Responsibilities

    • Support ARA Leadership’s continuous readiness projects
    • Maintain the organizational continuous survey readiness program, including auditing/monitoring and maintenance of various software applications
    • Act as a consultant to multidisciplinary teams in the assessment and maintenance of regulatory and applicable clinical process accreditation standards for compliance readiness
    • Assist with survey coordination before, during and after regulatory inspections and accreditation surveys
    • Educate key stakeholders to regulatory and accreditation requirements
    • Prepare and present information to a variety of audiences and committees regarding aspects of the organization's state of continuous readiness for applicable regulatory and accreditation program survey.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Bachelor's Degree
    • 5 years of relevant work experience in a healthcare environment
    • Proficiency with various software packages
    • Excellent communication (written & verbal) and presentation skills, expert listening, and interpersonal skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively with personnel at all levels within the organization
    • Customer focused
    • Discerning assessment and appropriate decision-making skills, including skills in priority setting and multi-tasking
    • Ability to excel in a team environment while operating with individual autonomy


    Preferred:

    • Master’s Degree in relevant discipline
    • Washington State Nursing License Preferred
    • Current knowledge of healthcare regulatory and accreditation standards.
    • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ)
    • A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in the successful coordination of a Joint Commission, CMS and/or DOH survey
    • Experience working in a matrix environment

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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