The Joint Commission

International Surveyor-China

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Surveyor/Field Representative


Seeking local candidates who is willing to reside in China only.  


Surveys health care organizations in China as first priority with international survey opportunities.  Applies systems analysis skills and inductive reasoning skills to determine health care organizations' degree of compliance with applicable standards and functionality of care delivery systems. Speaks and writes fluent English, knowldege of cultural sensitivity according to norms and practices of the country as applicable to the survey process, Effective and tactful interaction when working within a team, An advanced degree in an area related to their profession. Nurses and physicians must have graduated from an approved school, possess a license if required and be allowed to practice in their discipline. Five years of recent experience, including 3 years of direct clinical experience in the appropriate health care setting(s), and 2 years of senior management experience such as CNO, CMO, Safety Officer, CEO, etc.
Knowledge of Joint Commission International standards and direct involvement with a minimum of two Joint Commission international surveys

Engages health care organization staff in interactive dialogues on standards based issues in health care in order to assess compliance and to identify opportunities for improving compliance. Prepares management reports that clearly link individual standards deficiencies with potential systems vulnerabilities and related organization risk points. Effectively communicates this information to health care organization leadership in a constructive and collegial style. Participates in other Joint Commission Resources activities as assigned by supervisor.


For foreigner candidates who reside or willing to reside in China, he/she will need to apply for a working permit and resident permit under JCIA China.


For Chinese citizen candidates, candidate will need to complete CCAA service certification surveyor qualification process before employment contract sign.


CCAA: China Certification and Accreditation Association (


CCAA Qualification:

1.Passed CCAA examinations (General basis of Certification  &  General basis of Service Certification).

2.Finished internal Training (At least 16 Hours – JCIA China would provide the training).

3.Register for CCAA Trainee surveyor.

4.Finished 3 times surveys as Trainee surveyor to different organizations (JCIA China would provide the trainee survey).

5.Register for CCAA Surveyor.


The level of knowledge and experience equivalent to that ordinarily acquired through completion of a master's degree in health care or a related field. Seeking MD's, ADM's and RN’s. Current professional license in discipline required at time of hire and must be maintained. Five years of experience working in various components of a hospital and a health care system, including three years direct clinical experience, and two years senior management experience. Recent experience as a consultant to health care organizations may be considered. Critical thinking, interpersonal, problem solving, interviewing, teamwork, organizational, and written and verbal skills required. Ability to use a computer. Must to able to lift 25 lbs., climb stairs and ladders, work in settings with infectious diseases, and travel 100% of work time. Proficiency in one or more foreign languages preferred. International health care experience desirable.  Candidates must reside in China and be fluent in Mandarin Chinese. Must also be able to speak and write fluent English. 
Candidates chosen for this position will be expected to participate in all components of the training program. Candidates must be able to access the internet to complete any on-line training requirements. Candidates must be able to fully participate in on-site training when it is scheduled. New surveyors are expected to complete a minimum of three precepted surveys within three months of successful completion of the training. 


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