Alaska Regional’s 1,000 employees and medical staff of more than 550 independent practitioners are known for their expertise, compassion and skills – proving that bigger is not always better. As the only non-medical hospital in the state with its own landing strip, patients and families from throughout our state look to Alaska Regional for critical care. The 250-bed hospital is also recognized for outstanding quality performance, patient-centered culture, excellent clinical outcomes and cutting-edge technology.
Alaska Regional is part of HCA’s network of more than 300 affiliate hospitals, outpatient centers and business offices across the country – offering employees the opportunity for travel and relocation. HCA and Alaska Regional are all about caring for people, and that care extends to patients, families and employees.
Alaska boasts incredible scenic beauty, drawing visitors year-round who come for a vacation and end up making Alaska home. Alaskans enjoy all the amenities of an urban lifestyle – including performing arts, museums, cultural activities, shopping and fine dining – while living minutes from outdoor adventures in The Last Frontier.
The Admin Director of Quality/Risk Management is responsible for monitoring and evaluating the quality of care provided at Alaska Regional Hospital. Admin Director of Quality/Risk Management engages with senior leadership and is responsible for the operations of the quality management department and other assigned departments. The reporting structure is determined by the Chief Executive Officer of each facility with guidance from the Division Vice President of Quality (DVPQ). However, most QM directors will report to the Facility Chief Medical Officer (FCMO) with a dotted line to the DVPQ. This position works closely with the Medical Staff and Hospital Leaders.
I. POSITION REQUIREMENTS
A. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current and active RN License or certification in a healthcare related professional field in the state the RN practices.
Certified Professional Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) on hire or within 6 months – required. Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) – preferred but not required. Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) on hire or within 3 years.
B. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or health care related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
C. Experience: Minimum of 5 – 8 years progressive experience in healthcare quality management, including individuals and teams, including Joint Commission review and accreditation processes.
II. DEGREE OF SUPERVISION REQUIRED
Employee is expected to work autonomously with minimal supervision and in accordance with established policies and procedures. The supervisor of this position will provide support and general guidance as needed.
Job Code: 01406-5834