AVP Quality and Patient Safety

HCA   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 33 days ago

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HCA has been recognized as a World’s Most Admired Company in the Health Care Medical Facilities Industry by Fortune Magazine. The Ambulatory Surgery Division of HCA operates and jointly owns with physicians 130+ surgery centers across the United States.

The Associate Vice President of Quality/Patient Safety functions as an administrative leader for strategic planning and directing the management of patient safety, performance improvement, quality and risk management, regulatory and research compliance. As a member of the senior management team, participates in the development and implementation of Ambulatory Surgery Division (“ASD”) wide plans, goals and objectives.

We value you and your future. We provide multiple health insurance plan options, tuition reimbursement, and many more programs to cover a wide variety of today’s life and family needs. In addition to your salary and health insurance benefits, HCA provides a matching 401k as well as an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP). Members of HCA receive consumer discounts on cell phones, hotels, rental cars, and many others. Interviews are being set immediately, you are encouraged to apply today!

Major Responsibilities:

· Working with the National Medical Director and the Division Vice President of Quality, guides development of strategic plan and patient safety initiatives within the clinical operation program creating ambulatory surgery centers (“ASCs”) that are high reliability organizations, as reflected in reduced errors, elimination of unsafe processes and preventable harm, and increased involvement of staff and physicians toward a culture of safety.

· Leads the DQPS team in developing implementation strategies and programs to empower the clinical operations teams in quality and performance improvement, patient safety programs and high reliability organizing models focused on innovative care delivery and/or operational models that are safe, effective and efficient.

· Manages the performance of the DQPS team by communicating expectations, fostering employee leadership and skill development through continuous performance improvement and employee coaching to meet current and anticipated needs and strategic priorities.

· Collaborates with Clinical Services Group and Surgical Services to promote enterprise-wide learning, appropriate standardization and alignment of clinical goals.

· Partners with the Patient Safety Organization to identify and explore variations when appropriate to reduce unnecessary variation in care delivery.

· Serves as a member of the executive leadership team, building and supporting effective collegial relationships with applicable internal and external constituents and stakeholders and ensuring optimal operating effectiveness and strategic positioning.

· Assumes an active role with the senior leadership, management, and other clinical leaders in the ASD decision-making structure and process.

· Assists leadership across the organization to create better alignment with business partners throughout HCA, thereby ensuring internal and external coordination and a unified approach.

· Regularly communicates with key constituents to enhance communication, ensure alignment, oversee operations, and that the experience is exceptional.


Education & Experience:
•Master's or other advanced degree in an appropriate field. Required
•5+ years of experience in clinical management. Required or equivalent combination of education and/or experience

Licenses, Certifications, & Training:
•Preference for individual currently licensed to practice in a clinically related field in accordance with law and regulation and advanced training and certification in patient safety