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Director of Quality, Brewster, WA


Organization: Three Rivers Hospital
Category: Director
Location: Brewster, WA
Date Job Posted: July 21, 2021
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DIRECTOR OF QUALITY
Full-time

Posting Number: HR086104
Posting Date: March 3, 2021
Date Available: Immediately

Position Summary

The Director of Quality provides direction for improvement activities of all the organization departments and ensures that these activities are coordinated, integrated, and implemented. The Director of Quality develops, encourages, and coordinates activities that support the facility in a way that maximizes quality and minimizes risk to the stake holders.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Leads the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Program.
  • Keeps the Medical Staff informed on the status of the CQI Program's progress and activities and obtains its involvement and support.
  • Works closely with the CEO or their designee.
  • Engages the hospital-wide leadership group and staff in quality and performance improvement.
  • Establishes and maintains strong working relationships with the executive team, Board, staff, physicians, management, vendors, and other internal and external customers.
  • Conduct research into possible fraud and report on any findings.
  • Investigate potential risks and assess those risks.
  • Includes managing legal and insurance claims against the organization and communicating with legal counsel.
  • Ensures compliance with industry standard risk management guidelines that are overseen by regulatory government agencies.
  • Acts as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance Issues and concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated, investigated, and resolved.
  • Conduct regular audits to identify potential weaknesses and noncompliance situations.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

Registered Nurse with a BSN degree is preferred; however, a minimum of a bachelor's degree in Business or related field may be considered. Three to five years healthcare experience is preferred. Experience in all or any areas of quality, risk, and compliance in the healthcare industry is ideal. Ability to analyze medical records and to conduct medical/nursing research. Knowledge and understanding of clinical organizational structure. Strong skills required: organizational, interpersonal, communication, analytical, risk assessment, computer, statistics & math, and problem-solving. Attention to detail and a high moral integrity is crucial.

Schedule: Monday - Friday Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Department UM/QA FTE: 1.00 Benefit eligible? YES
Physical Requirements Please see full Job Description in Human Resources

INTERESTED CANDIDATES - PLEASE APPLY

MAIL OR APPLY IN-PERSON:

Three Rivers Hospital
Human Resources Department
PO Box 577
507 Hospital Way
Brewster, WA 98812
(509) 689-2517

APPLY ONLINE: www.threerivershospital.net

HR CONTACT EMAIL: opportunity@trhospital.net

Three Rivers Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.


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