Abrazo Community Health Network is an award-winning Arizona healthcare system, operating an array of hospitals, specialty institutes, a medical group, health plans and related services in the metropolitan Phoenix area.
We are dedicated to providing expert, compassionate care for families in the Valley of the Sun.
Abrazo West Campus (located at 136th Avenue and McDowell Road in Goodyear) is a 200-bed acute care hospital serving the healthcare needs of the residents of the southwest Valley since September 2003. Abrazo West Campus has been recognized for high standards of quality and safe patient care by being named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals in Emergency Care. They are also accredited by The Joint Commission and are a Joint Commission-designated Primary Stroke Center and accredited Chest Pain Center. Most recently, Abrazo West Campus has achieved a grade A for Leap Frog. As a state designated Level 1 Trauma Center, Abrazo West Campus serves the critically injured patients in the Western Region of Arizona. Abrazo West Campus continues to enhance service lines which already include comprehensive orthopedics, neurosurgery, plastics, hand, cardiovascular with open-heart surgery, obstetrics, women’s health, wound care with hyperbaric treatment and therapy as well as 24-hour emergency plus trauma care. Please see what Abrazo West is doing...
• New interventional neurology program
• Advanced spine care program
• Minimally invasive orthopedics surgery program
Focusing on pre and post education
• Level 1 Trauma Center
• Nurse navigator programs with specific service lines to guide patients through their health care experience.
Department administrator for Abrazo West Campus Hospital with Market lead responsibility as well. Establishes and enforces policies, procedures, standards and objectives. Directs and supervises staff as well as workflow. Provides education and support to medical staff, hospital staff and Governing Board around Quality, Patient Safety and Risk initiatives. Facilitates performance improvement activities and CQI activities throughout the hospital. Acts as resource person to administrative teams across the Market, local Hospital leadership, department managers and medical staff. Supports clinical risk management functions. Maintains oversight of infection control activities and monitors outcomes to care related to infection control indicators. Assists department managers with preparation for medical staff committees. Oversight responsibility for all regulatory body surveys, i.e., JCAHO, State Licensing Review, HCFA (CMS) Validation surveys. Maintains oversight responsibility for all performance improvement activities conducted throughout the institution. Position is responsible for approving timekeeping, employee evaluation, meeting applicable regulatory standards, approving supply orders and department strategic planning. Supports the coordination of medical staff peer review.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelors Degree in Nursing or health related field or equivalent minimum experience requirements.
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Masters degree in a health services or related field.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Five years experience in nursing or quality management and three years of supervisory experience required.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Previous experience in performance improvement activities preferred.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Current Arizona Registered Nurse licensure.
PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATION: CPHQ and/or CCM certification preferred.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Ability to develop and analyze quality/performance data to identify trends, develop action plans, and implement program modification for change. Ability to manage day to day operations of quality, case management, infection control and medical staff peer reviews. Must have a good understanding of regulatory standards/requirements. Able to manage the department budget and develop cost containment strategies to operate the department.