VP of Quality

Coral Gables, FL US

Job ID: 2082 Position Type: Corporate - Regional Jobs
Seeking VP of Quality for Coral Gables, FL hospital. Generous Compensation, Sign-On and Relocation available!

VP of Quality Job Description:

Reporting to the CEO, the VP of Quality is responsible for the direction of the Quality Management Department and the various functions under its umbrella, including Performance Improvement, Medical Staff Services and Credentialing, Risk Management, Patient Safety, Infection Control, and Patient Satisfaction.

VP of Quality Responsibilities include:

  • Develops and implements policies and procedures for Performance Improvement
  • As Patient Safety Officer, respond to questions and concerns and function as liaison for safety educations and system change
  • Responsible for developing criteria based position descriptions and evaluation standards, revising them as appropriate with changes in the position
  • Actively participates in QM meetings, provides oversight for meeting preparation, and gives presentations on quality management to committee members
  • Responsible to facilitate preparation for regulatory surveys and corporate surveys and follow-up corrective action development plans if necessary
  • Educates and assists department managers to maintain appropriate policies, procedures, and documentation to fulfill requirements and regulations
  • Demonstrates current clinical knowledge as well as current knowledge of regulations and standards as relating to JCACHO, CMS, AHCA, and Department of Health. Remains current in the appropriate fields encompassed by the departments.
  • Develops Performance Improvement plan with RM interface in collaboration with the Performance Improvement Committee
  • Prepares quarterly and annual evaluation of PI programs and plan, presents to PI Committee, Medical Staff, and Board of Trustees
  • Reviews and directs submission of monthly, quarterly and annual reports as required
  • Reviews aggregated outcomes from select initiatives and recommends educational programs.
  • Provides education to staff on performance improvement. Ability to plan and organize orientation and in-service training for department staff members, participates in guidance and educational programs
  • Assures documentation meets current standards and policies
VP of Quality Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree strongly preferred; must have either a BSN or MSN
  • Current Florida RN license
  • 5+ years of progressive Quality experience in an acute care setting
  • 2 or more years of Quality leadership experience in healthcare
  • Demonstrate current clinical knowledge and current knowledge of regulations and standards as related to JCACHO, CMS, AHCA, and Department of Health
  • CPHQ certification preferred

For more information, please contact:
Tim Johnson

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