VP Quality

HCA Holdings, Inc   •  

Cartersville, GA

Industry: Healthcare

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 51 days ago

Job Code: 08625-7477

Full-time

No Weekends

TriStar Cartersville Medical Center - Cartersville, GA

CARTERSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER

Full-Time

Vice President of Quality

Nestled among beautiful mountains, the Etowah River, and Lake Allatoona, charming Cartersville, Georgia is the perfect place to call home and only minutes from vibrant Metro Atlanta.

Home to Cartersville Medical Center, a growing 119-bed acute care hospital and regional cancer center, you’ll love the family-oriented, patient-centered work environment with Healthgrades five-star rated service lines.

Explore the history-rich Smithsonian affiliated museums; shop the unique downtown boutiques; play at Lakepoint Sports Complex; float the river in a kayak, canoe or tube; and enjoy the many community events and festivals year-round.

Education options include top rated schools with championship athletic programs and Georgia Highlands College, a two-year institution of the University System of Georgia. Live, work and play in Cartersville, while being minutes away from Atlanta and Chattanooga. Visit the metro areas, then come home to Cartersville.

POSITION SUMMARY

  • Responsible with the Administrative Team for the planning, organization and evaluation of the hospital's performance improvement activities.
  • Serves as liaison to the staff in coordination of these activities.
  • Responsible for coordinating The Joint Commission (TJC) accreditation activities and compliance with state licensure requirements.
  • Provides administrative oversight to the following functions: Accreditation, Performance Improvement, Risk Management, Infection Prevention, Patient Experience and Medical Staff coordination. Responsible for organizing and directing activities of Accreditation and Licensure, including oversight responsibility for all regulatory body surveys, such as, TJC, State Licensing Review, and Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS) Validation surveys. Acts as resource person to administrative team, department managers, and medical staff.
  • Oversight of staff responsible for coordinating organization-wide performance improvement activities.
  • Oversight of staff responsible for coordinating medical staff functions including credentialing and peer review.
  • Keeps current with regulatory requirements and communicates with appropriate individuals.
  • Communicates in a timely manner and offers support to attain compliance through research and regulation interpretation.
  • Supports Hospital's philosophy, goals and objectives and supports improvements to enhance the Hospital performance.
  • Keeps current with regulatory requirements and communicates with appropriate individuals.
  • Communicates in a timely manner and offers support to attain compliance through research and regulation interpretation.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities to assure continuous quality improvement.
  • Maintains cultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, co-workers, and all other customers.
  • Promotes a supportive, teamwork-oriented environment and maintains all safety standards.
  • Fulfills departmental responsibilities with the long-range plan, mission, vision and values of CMC.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCTION:

  • Graduate of an accredited college/university with a bachelor’s degree in a healthcare related field required;
  • Master’s degreepreferred.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Five years of healthcare experience with a minimum of two years Quality and Risk Managementexperience.
  • Background in a hospital and effective knowledge of regulatory compliance and quality improvement processes.
  • At least three years of progressive leadership experiencepreferred including analytical skills with a working knowledge of basic statistics and statistical analysis methodologies.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • RN License preferred.
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) preferred.

Last Edited: 03/13/2019