The Director Quality - designs, develops, and implements systems and processes which directly improve the scope of the quality and patient safety programs. Facilitates and engages medical staff, nursing staff, and other clinical staff in the Region on quality and safety improvement efforts. Executes measurement to evaluate success of clinical program initiatives and opportunities for improvement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree in Nursing or related field. Advanced knowledge of quality and safety programs, research and regulations at a level normally acquired through five to seven years progressively more responsible, related experience in Quality Assurance, Safety, or Risk Management required.
Advance degree preferred; Three years of clinical experience and Quality/Patient Safety certification preferred.
Basic computer knowledge, including Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel & Outlook).
Knowledge of Meditech and Midas preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Quality/Patient Safety certification or degree in Healthcare Quality-related field required.