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Registered Nurse - Accreditation Specialist - Office of Licensure, Accreditation and Regulation (OLAR) - 10-Hour Days

Los Angeles, California


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Requisition # HRC0740914

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The Office of Licensure, Accreditation and Regulation (OLAR) assists the organization in staying current and compliant with regulatory standards, licensure requirements and survey preparations. OLAR accomplishes this by interpreting, communicating, and educating all levels of medical center staff regarding new and revised standards/regulations.

As an Accreditation Specialist (RN) for OLAR, you will maintain the organization's accreditation status by providing ongoing coordination and consultation to organization leaders in maintaining and developing the accreditation management program. You will also be responsible for

  • maintaining licensure from various organizations, such as Joint Commission (JC), California Department of Public Health (CDPH), CMS and OSHPD.
  • assisting with liaison activities with accreditation and regulatory agencies (i.e. California Department of Health, The Joint Commission, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, etc.) including tracking, evaluation and submission of required documentation, survey preparation, arranging on-site visits, required responses, and completion of action items.
  • participation in the organization’s readiness rounds program and is responsible for the communication, implementation and tracking of action plans necessary to close identified gaps in care or compliance with The Joint Commission (TJC) standards and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Title 22 regulations.
  • leading and conducting survey preparatory project meetings and project tracking, analysis and identification of deficiencies necessary to correctly achieve compliance with standards.

This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus. See our website for details:


  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare, nursing or healthcare administration required
  • Master’s degree highly preferred.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

  • Current California Registered Nurse License.
  • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • ANCC or national nursing specialty certification required.
  • Healthcare Compliance (CHC), Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS), Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), Certified Joint Commission Professional (CJCP) or Healthcare Accreditation Certified Professional (HACP) certification required within 1 year.


  • Minimum 3 years recent acute RN and/or health-care setting regulatory experience required.
  • Experience with Midas, Epic/Electronic Health Record(EHR), County Health Systems and OSHPD preferred.
  • Working Title: Registered Nurse - Accreditation Specialist - Office of Licensure, Accreditation and Regulation (OLAR) - 10-Hour Days
  • Department: OLAR
  • Business Entity: Nursing
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Compliance/Quality
  • Job Specialty: Credentialing & Licensure
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 10 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy.

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