We have an opportunity to join the Alliance as a Quality Improvement Nurse in the Quality Improvement and Population Health Department.



Reporting to the Quality Improvement Nurse Supervisor (RN), you will develop, manage and measure a comprehensive preventive healthcare strategy in collaboration with internal stakeholders and network providers to promote best evidence-based practices and improve member health outcomes. You will participate in local, regional and state audits and improvement initiatives to measure, analyze and improve member health outcomes. You will also evaluate patient safety and quality issues by promoting an environment of transparency with internal stakeholders, network providers and community partners. 



To read the full position description, and list of requirements click here

  • Knowledge of:
    • Medi-Cal, or managed care
    • medical practice operations and healthcare delivery systems
    • and proficiency with Windows based PC systems and Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, and database software
  • Ability to:
    • appropriately evaluate medical records and other health care data
    • consistently apply clinical audit criteria with at least a 98% inter-rater reliability
    • consistently enter the results of clinical audits into a database with at least a 98% inter-rater reliability
    • demonstrate a strong orientation to a teamwork environment with a focus on customer satisfaction
    • work independently and within multidisciplinary teams
  • Education and Experience:
    • Current, unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of California
    • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a minimum of three years in acute care or primary care with an emphasis in preventative care; or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be qualifying



  • While this position is connected to one of our Alliance offices, we are in a fully telecommute work environment right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The interview and on-boarding process for this position will be completed remotely
  • This position may require onsite presence when our offices re-open, which will be no sooner than February 1, 2022. Onsite presence will most likely be on a part-time basis, but is dependent on business needs


COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement: This position requires staff to be fully vaccinated upon their start date as a condition of employment. Proof of vaccination must be submitted at time of hire. Fully vaccinated is defined by the CDC. This means receipt of the second dose in a 2-dose series (Pfizer & Moderna vaccines) OR receipt of a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson) AND a 2-week period having passed since the administration of the last vaccine dose.

Additionally, all positions at the Alliance are required to meet these minimum qualifications.


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Ample Paid Time Off
  • 11 Paid Holidays per year
  • 401(a) Retirement Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Robust Health and Wellness Program
  • EV Charging Stations
  • And many more


We are a group of over 500 dedicated employees, committed to our mission of providing accessible, quality health care that is guided by local innovation. We feel that our work is bigger than ourselves. We leave work each day knowing that we made a difference in the community around us.

Join us at Central California Alliance for Health (the Alliance), where you will be part of a culture that is respectful, diverse, professional and fun, and where you are empowered to do your best work. As a regional non-profit health plan, we serve over 377,000 members in Santa Cruz, Monterey and Merced counties. To learn more about us, click here.

At this time the Alliance does not provide any type of sponsorship. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time, ongoing basis without current or future needs for any type of employer supported or provided sponsorship.

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