Director of Quality in Los Alamos, NM

LifePoint Health   •  

Los Alamos, NM 87544

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


Not Specified years

Posted 56 days ago

Job Description

Los Alamos Medical Center

Los Alamos Medical Center is a community Hospital located in the beautiful mountain community of Los Alamos, NM, surrounded by the powerful Jemez Mountains. Los Alamos is a health oriented community that is proud to have its own ski hill, golf course, aquatic center where Olympic swim teams train, the best schools in the state of NM, outstanding hiking trails, is a very safe community and is the home of Los Alamos National Labs. Local historical and beautiful sites (Santa Fe, Taos) are within an hour's drive of Los Alamos.

Los Alamos Medical Center is committed to its quality initiatives and a culture of safety, is invested in the growth of its staff and thus supports ongoing education, certifications and other ongoing learning, and extends numerous recognition programs to all of its staff that include the Daisy Award, and serves the community well.

A $15,000.00 sign on bonus is currently being offered for this position for a twenty four (24) month commitment of full time employment.

LAMC is currently offering an up to $1000.00 per month rental incentive for up to six months for this Director position for a newly hired applicant who makes the decision to move to Los Alamos and reside in the community.

Directs the department's activities and resources to achieve departmental and organizational objectives.

This position develops and implements departmental goals, plans, and standards consistent with the clinical, administrative, legal, and ethical requirements/objectives of the organization

Directs and evaluates departmental operations, including patient care delivery, information technologies, service level determination, and complaint management, to achieve performance and quality control objective

Plans and monitors staffing activities, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions, and continuing education initiatives

Prepares, monitors, and evaluates departmental budgets, and ensures that the department operates in compliance with allocated funding

Coordinates and directs internal/external audit

Creates and fosters an environment that encourages professional growth

Ensures department stays focused on their important role in the continuum of care.

Job Requirements


Current NM RN licensure orappropriate RN Compact licensure preferred, Significant previous healthcareexperience dealing with compliance and regulatory matters may be considered inlieu of RN licensure.

Associate's degree or Bachelor'sdegree preferred.

Requires critical thinkingskills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimalsupervision. Must be able to work in astressful environment and take action.

Valid Through: 2019-11-11