Sr. Director of Healthcare Quality & Patient Safety

Location: MA - Wellesley
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Job ID: 9694

Sr. Director of Healthcare Quality & Patient Safety
Location: Wellesley, MA

  • Under general direction of the Chief Medical Officer, the Sr. Director will lead the hospital in developing an organizational culture which embraces high reliability and a culture of safety and patient centeredness.
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory and accrediting bodies and third party payer "pay for performance" programs.
  • Leads measurement and analysis of clinical care and programs.
  • Works with other leaders in the development of organizational goals and requisite quality improvement initiatives based on its strategic priorities.
  • As components of the Quality and Patient Safety Department, the Sr. Director will supervise the day to day activities of the Quality Improvement Specialists, the Infection Control Preventionist (RN), the Patient Safety and Risk Manager, and the Patient Advocate.
  • Serves as primary liaison with MA Department of Public Health, MA Board of Registration in Medicine, Joint Commission, etc. and provides oversight and support for the Joint Commission activities.

Qualifications:

  • Requires master's degree with a minimum of 5 years of related work experience and 1+ years of supervisory/management experience.
  • Current MA Registered Nurse Licensure required or other relevant clinical health care professional licensure such as Registered Pharmacist. Licensed master's prepared RN or RN JD preferred.
  • The position requires an individual with hands on experience working on performance measurement, analysis and interpretation of data as well as regulatory and accreditation requirements.
  • The incumbent must also have a vision for patient safety and the ability to lead the staff toward changes that contribute to a culture of quality and safety throughout the hospital.
  • Requires clear and concise communication skills, written and oral as well as demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Must demonstrate extensive knowledge of business and health care systems, as well as understanding of financial systems and strong analytical and problem solving ability.
  • Must have familiarity with use of multiple organizational quality portals (CMS, MA Health, Joint Commission, vendors, Vizient Clinical Data Base, etc.
  • The ability to take initiative to be proactive in identifying problems and working towards solutions is required.
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications.

All those qualified and interested can contact John Baumann at 978-941-4208, or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All communication will be held in strictest confidence



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