We have an immediate opportunity for Director of Quality Management.
The Director Quality Management oversees and/or performs the departmental functions of all quality management services in the hospital including RiskManagement, Performance Improvement, Medical Staff Credentialing, Patient Safety, Workers’ Compensation, Employee Health, Infection Control and the hospital compliance program. The Director Quality management implements the hospital Performance Improvement Program through an ongoing program that objectively and systematically monitors and evaluates the quality and appropriateness of patient care, pursues opportunities to improve patient care, and assists in the resolution of problems that are identified. The Director Quality Management is actively involved in department activities, transdisciplinary team activities, and LifeCare activities to ensure individualized, patient- centered health care for all patient populations admitted to LifeCare Hospital.
Patient Population: Has contact with patients in a non-clinical setting; understands and demonstrates appropriate behavior when interacting with patients in the adult (18-65 yearsof age) and geriatric (65 and older) populations.
This description is a general statement of required essential functions performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.
Directs the functions and the staff of the Quality Management department.
Five to seven year clinical and/or administrative experience with a quality focus, including previous management experience.
Bachelor’s degree, or combination of an Associate’s degree in an approved Registered Nurse program and meaningful and appropriate experience.
Current clinical license in state where currently practicing preferred. All Directors Quality Management must maintain current licensure (if applicable) while employed with LifeCare Hospitals.