Posted: Monday, January 29, 2018 1:24 AM
The Director, Quality and Performance Improvement is responsible for direction, coordination, and oversight of quality, performance improvement, and interrelated functions for Solus. Provides oversight for interrelated functions of clinical risk management, infection control, and medical staff peer review/physician quality functions for the assigned facility/entities, to include Affiliated Division. Develops strategic plans for quality improvement functions and promotes a comprehensive culture of quality throughout the division. Develops and delivers clinical education programs; assesses and maintains documentation of staff competencies for assigned areas.
Bachelors degree required in Nursing or similar related clinical field.
Minimum of five years of surgical experience with strong knowledge of infection control processes
Masters degree in Healthcare Administration, Nursing, or similar related clinical field is preferred.
Certification in quality improvement training such as Six Sigma, Lean, or equivalent is highly preferred.
A job relevant Masters degree (such as MBA, MHA, Engineering) may substitute for one year of experience.
:Sound working knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures related to quality and process improvement functions.
:Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in advanced quality tools and methodologies, including statistics and team facilitation.
:Demonstrated knowledge of regulatory standards and reporting requirements for the assigned business lines.
:Strong technical ability in business software such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and statistical analysis software such as Minitab.
:Demonstrates the ability to execute strategies based on business priorities.
:Effective interpersonal and facilitation skills necessary to cultivate relationships with key stakeholders and communicate, facilitate, and negotiate with a wide variety of healthcare personnel and external constituents. Demonstrated ability to manage by influence in a consultative role that does not have direct authority.
:Strong data management and analytical skills.
:Demonstrates initiative, flexibility, integrity and diplomacy. 13;
Key Job Responsibilities 13;
:Provides strong leadership to foster and promote a comprehensive culture of quality throughout Solus.
:Develops strategic plans for the quality improvement function within the facility, in collaboration with administrative and clinical leaders.
:Collaborates with medical staff and operational leadership to facilitate evidence:based quality and patient safety initiatives; engages associates at all levels in continuous pursuit of improvement opportunities.
:Coordinates and facilitates the use of statistical process tools and process improvement methodologies for continuous improvement in patient care and outcomes.
:Leads or participates in cross:functional groups and/or committees to achieve quality, regulatory, and accreditation goals and objectives.
:Researches and incorporates best practice methodology to drive change and performance improvement initiatives.
:Coordinates the physician quality function and Medical Staff peer review process for SOLUS surgery centers.
:Provides direction in analyzing trends, identifying opportunities for improvement, and educational programs in pursuit of Performance Improvement, Clinical Effectiveness, and a culture of safety.
:Provides regulatory readiness leadership oversight for all of SOLUS.
:Responsible for the coordination of accreditation and regulatory activities.
:Establishes and implements processes to support ongoing compliance and survey readiness. Collaborates with leadership and team members to meet accreditation and c
• Location: Memphis
• Post ID: 35018117 memphis