Director of Quality at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb, IL
McDonough District Hospital, located in Macomb, Illinois, has exclusively retained Cejka Search to assist in the recruitment of an experienced nurse leader to serve as Director of Quality.
Serving western Illinois for over 61 years, McDonough District Hospital, a 48-bed healthcare facility, provides an impressive spectrum of advanced medical treatments and personalized health services for individuals at all stages of their lives. Over the past five years, McDonough District Hospital has expanded services and renovated its facilities to better serve their community. This includes an expanded Family Medicine Clinic and primary care services, state-of-the-art Electronic Health Record, Women’s Center, new Emergency Department, and many others. With the growth, McDonough District Hospital continues to provide high quality service and care. For the 3rd consecutive grading period (Fall 2018), McDonough District Hospital receive an ‘A’ grade for patient safety from The LeapFrog Group. McDonough District Hospital is just one of 17 hospitals across Illinois to earn three consecutive ‘A’ grades.
The Director of Quality will coordinate and lead quality and performance improvement activities throughout the organization and will provide leadership in developing and implementing projects associated with Performance Improvement. The Director will serve as an expert, resource, consultant and facilitator in developing an organizational culture of continuous quality improvement and collaborative care. The Director will advance a culture of safety and quality, transparency, multidisciplinary collaboration, and measurement and accountability with leaders, clinicians and hospital staff. Direct areas of responsibility include the coordination of Quality Improvement Teams, Clinical Quality Measures Data Collection, regulatory and compliance as well as Patient Safety Organization and Leapfrog submission. The Director will provide supervision of data abstraction, medical staff credentialing and privileging and infection control. A demonstrated track record in leading and advancing a quality and performance excellence program and a bachelor’s degree is required as is the ability to obtain an active Illinois nursing license.
McDonough District Hospital is centered in Macomb, Illinois, home to NCAA Division I Western Illinois University and Spoon River College. Macomb offers area residents numerous cultural, academic, and recreational venues. With only a three-hour drive to St. Louis and twice daily Amtrak service to Chicago, Macomb residents have ready access to even larger metropolitan areas.
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