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RN / Director of Quality & Performance Improvement

Geneva, NY · Healthcare
  • Salary in the $120 - 140,000 range
  • Comprehensive Benefit and Retirement Programs etc.
  • Days 
 
The director will foster cross-functional and system-wide relationships beyond the department of quality and patient safety in a highly multidisciplinary and complex role. Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, and in accordance with established policies and procedures, the director leads, plans, coordinates, and oversees all operations of the quality and patient safety program for the acute and critical access hospitals. This includes oversight of all regulatory and accreditation standards (including Disease Specific Care certifications), patient safety, customer satisfaction, and organizational performance measurement. This role will analyze operations and clinical outcomes to determine necessary process improvements.  The director will oversee root cause analysis on case reviews and report findings to the leadership team.  The role will work collaboratively with hospital staff and leadership teams to develop and implement education programs throughout the hospital to support process improvements which will drive the organization toward high reliability. The director works collaboratively with Long Term Care to support cross-functional quality and performance improvement initiatives between the LTC setting and the Acute and Critical Access Hospitals. The director will foster cross-functional and system-wide relationships beyond the department of quality and patient safety in a highly multidisciplinary and complex role. Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, and in accordance with established policies and procedures, the director leads, plans, coordinates, and oversees all operations of the quality and patient safety program for the acute and critical access hospitals. This includes oversight of all regulatory and accreditation standards (including Disease Specific Care certifications), patient safety, customer satisfaction, and organizational performance measurement. This role will analyze operations and clinical outcomes to determine necessary process improvements.  The director will oversee root cause analysis on case reviews and report findings to the leadership team.  The role will work collaboratively with hospital staff and leadership teams to develop and implement education programs throughout the hospital to support process improvements which will drive the organization toward high reliability. The director works collaboratively with Long Term Care to support cross-functional quality and performance improvement initiatives between the LTC setting and the Acute and Critical Access Hospitals.

Who Will Be a Great Fit?  

Education:
  • Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing.  Preferred: Master's degree.
  • License/Certifications: Current New York State Registered Nurse licensure.
  • Certification in Health Care Quality Management (must take the exam within one year of hire.)
Experience:
  • Experience as an RN.
  • 5+ years of progressive leadership in an acute care hospital environment, with an extensive background in healthcare operations, including specific involvement in quality, patient safety/risk management, infection prevention, and regulatory affairs.
  • Demonstrated understanding and successful implementation of continuous quality improvement methodologies with data mining and analysis experience and reporting findings.
  • Experience conducting root cause analysis and implementing sustainable performance improvement processes
  • Expert knowledge in federal and state value-based performance/payment initiatives
  • Ability to think and problem-solve from a system-wide perspective, while employing strong analytical skills.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and administrative skills to deal effectively with all levels of hospital staff, the public, and external agencies. (i.e., DOH, The Joint Commission HANYS, CMS, etc.)

About the area:  Geneva, NY is located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York State. Close to many colleges and universities, wineries, arts, culture, shopping and a nature lovers paradise. Short drive to the world famous relaxing Mirbeau Inn and Luxury Spa.


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Brian Hughes
https://www.greatbaystaffing.com
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