Prime Healthcare

Director of Quality

Facility Southern Regional Medical Center
Location
US-GA-Riverdale
ID
2021-82717
Category
Director
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Days

Overview

Southern Regional Medical Center is a community-based, 331-bed acute care, not-for-profit hospital providing a wide range of services, including 24-hour Emergency Department, Advanced Imaging, Heart and Vascular, Women's Health, Senior Care Services, Surgical Services, Bariatrics, Rehabilitation, Wound Care and Level III NICU.

 

SRMC has provided high-quality “Patient Focused Care” to residents throughout Riverdale and the surrounding region for 50 years. SRMC, one of Atlanta's best kept secrets, offers patients the best of both worlds--a warm, caring environment, close to home while providing the wide range of services and expertise typically found in much larger facilities.

 

We are Nationally recognized for our Chest Pain Center, Advanced Primary Stroke Center, Maternity Care, Critical Care and much more. Our awesome Culture is nurtured by excellent communication, collaboration and engagement our team members love working here because we treat each other like family.

Responsibilities

The Performance Improvement Director develops, manages and integrates a comprehensive Performance Improvement (PI) Program to achieve unprecedented results in quality, efficiency, safety, satisfaction and value with transparency. The Managerial oversight responsibility of the Performance Improvement Program is to develop and share best practices for improving performance in quality, safety, perception of care, value and efficiency; to develop/ maintain scorecards for all Service Lines with defining expected outcomes & benchmarks based on Quality, Safety, Satisfaction and Value; to complete Clinical Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment for the Service Lines. Responsible for coordinating and managing hospital wide performance improvement activities including continued survey readiness. Responsible for oversight of on going publicly reported quality initiatives undertaken by the organization, like Core Measures, Patient Satisfaction, etc. Work collaboratively with Administration and Leadership. Ensures execution and communication of Performance Improvement and Patient Safety activities occurs from the department level to Board of Trustees. The scope of activities in managing the PI Program, includes creating collaborative customer relationships; planning appropriate group processes; creating & sustaining a participatory environment; guiding the group to appropriate & useful outcomes; building and maintaining professional knowledge; employing evidence-based practice; integrating best research with expertise & patient values for optimal care; working in interdisciplinary teams; application of performance improvement methodologies to minimize waste, decrease errors, increase efficiency and ultimately improve care and appropriate utilization of informatics to communicate, manage knowledge with clinical expertise and patient values for optimal care. Team facilitation and experience with hospital accreditation standards and survey process preferred. Knowledge of local regulatory standards & OSHA regulations a plus

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  1. Bachelors Degree required, preferably in a healthcare related field.
  2. Masters Degree preferred.
  3. State RN licensure or a License in healthcare field preferred.
  4. 4 to 5 years healthcare experience. 1-4 years quality improvement experience.
  5. Good computer skills.
  6. Experience in reviewing charts for quality care issues. Detail oriented organizational skills. Must be able to handle multiple cases, directions and follow-through.
  7. Good communication skills both verbally and written. Experience with Medical Staff communication.
  8. Coordination of internal departments and external entities to ensure compliance with company policies, and state/federal regulatory and accreditation standards.
  9. Certified professional in healthcare quality preferred.

#LI-DF2

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Connect With Us!

Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.