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Accreditation Coord, OP Oncology

  • Job ID: 554796597
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: WMD00-UPMC Western Maryland
  • Department: Cancer Center
  • Location: 12500 Willowbrook Rd, Cumberland MD 21502
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $21.31 to $36.89 / hour


UPMC Western Maryland is searching for an Accreditation Coordinator for our Outpatient Medical Oncology.  Full-time day shift with an occasional evening snd no weekends or holidays.

The Accreditation Coordinator, Outpatient Oncology, (Coordinator) under the general direction of the Executive Director, Cancer Services, is responsible to plan, organize, direct personnel and work processes as they relate to Cancer Services accreditation(s), performance excellence initiatives, and quality projects. The Coordinator works in collaboration with the Cancer Committee, Cancer Services? Medical Directors and Schwab Family Cancer Center leadership to plan, organize, direct the personnel and work process as they relate to established Cancer Services accreditation(s), quality projects, as appropriate. The Coordinator will also be responsible for measuring the success of programs and services, including performance excellence initiatives, by reviewing analytics, program and financial data, as appropriate.


  • Provides direction and oversight of cancer services accreditation programsCoordinates all activities associated with preparation for the Commission on Cancer (CoC) and National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) Accreditation Surveys Facilitates Cancer Committee and Breast Program Leadership meetings in conjunction with Cancer Services Medical Directors. Prepares, coordinates, and submits data and report-outs for all accreditation standards to Cancer Committee. Coordinates all activities associated with preparation for CoC/NAPBC Cancer Program Accreditation Surveys.
  • Under minimal supervision, facilitates, implements, accurately documents, and reports quality improvement initiatives. Foster continuous quality improvement by leading teams in use of quality management tools and processes.Facilitates and assists in the collection and analysis of QOPI related metrics.Utilizing project management principles and skills, leads multiple teams in various quality improvement initiatives to implement successful improvement activities. Works in collaboration with Cancer Services Performance Improvement Partner(s) to manage, update and report on the quality metrics for area(s) of responsibility Utilizes quality improvement tools to assist team decision-making efforts. Applies excellent verbal, written, and computer skills to data management functions to coordinate collect, aggregate, submit, analyze, and accurately report data, and provide education for a wide variety of clinical indicators.
  • Coordinates and plans all aspects of UPMC Western Maryland General and Breast Tumor Boards.
  • Follow the policies, procedures, and practices outlined in the Code of Conduct and Organizational Ethics policy. Report any business practice/compliance concerns according to organization policy.
  • Serves as an advocate and representative of the Schwab Family Cancer Center. Communicates the vision of the program to internal and external customers.
  • Exhibit behaviors that support the organization?s Service Standards and Cultural Beliefs.



Bachelor of Science or Arts in a healthcare related field is required;

Master of Science in Nursing, Healthcare Quality, Healthcare Administration, Business or healthcare related field is preferred.

Minimum of five years experience in Oncology, is preferred.

Previous experience with or demonstrated education in quality assurance, quality improvement, project management, performance improvement, data analysis, or related areas required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

Registered Nurse License - State of Maryland, as appropriate.

Registered Nurse (RN)


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