The Peer Review Coordinator is directly responsible to the Director of Medical Staff Services for leading all aspects of the peer review quality program. The Peer Review Coordinator, coordinates an effective medical staff peer review process that supports medical staff reappointment, advancement, and clinical quality in compliance with Joint Commission ongoing physician performance evaluation (OPPE), focused professional practice evaluation (FPPE) standards and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations. Conduct clinical reviews of medical records using critical thinking skills, pre-approved clinical indicators based on established definitions for peer review for assigned populations and provides timely feedback to executives, clinical management and physicians to ensure optimal quality patient care. The Peer Review Coordinator is responsible for Peer Review program assessment, planning, organizing, implementation, performance improvement, and education of staff throughout the organization.
High School diploma preferred.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing or allied health field. Bachelorsâ€™ degree required and Mastersâ€™ degree preferred.
Computer literacy is desired. Ability to read, write and speak English language.
Minimum of three years of health care experience required.
One year Peer Review and Quality Improvement experience preferred.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.