The Director of Clinical Quality Improvement (DCQI), a key member of the hospital management team, is responsible for overall hospital quality / performance improvement and monitoring of the organization. The position ensures the provision of differentiated quality and safety, patient-focused, outcomes based, and cost-effective medicine in the hospital setting.
As such, the DCQIï¿½s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following activities:
(a) Ensures processes are implemented to evaluate and identify opportunities for improvement in the provision of high
quality, safe and resource effective medical care to its patients,
(b) Implements Tenetï¿½s Commitment to Quality initiative and assures goals are met,
(c) Ensures processes are in place to ensure compliance with Quality and Performance Improvement and as applicable
with Case Management / Utilization Management, Infection Control, Risk Management, Patient Safety, Peer Review,
Medical Staff and Accreditation functions,
(d) Monitors, in partnership with the medical staff, the measured outcomes of hospital clinical care activities, identifies
opportunities for improvement, and leads clinical improvement activities to improve those measured outcomes,
(e) Ensures documentation of the results of hospital wide, clinical quality activities,
(f) Ensures hospital compliance with accreditation, licensing and regulatory agencies.
-A Registered Professional Nurse (RN) degree preferred, with experience in quality / performance improvement and as applicable in case management and other related areas of responsibility, and / or;
-Requires a degree in a health related field (Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate) with 5 years of relevant hospital management experience, or;
-Other allied health professionals who have extensive hospital experience (> 7 years, or other pertinent credentials) in the area of responsibility will be considered.
-Demonstrated knowledge of Performance Improvement, Outcomes and Quality Management.
As applicable, DCQI candidate also has demonstrated knowledge in the areas of Case Management, Utilization
Management, Discharge Planning, Social Work, Medical Staff Services, Peer Review, Risk Management, Patient Safety, Infection Control Prevention and Reporting.
Ability to interpret and process data in an analytical manner.
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills.
Computer operational skills, understanding of statistics, spreadsheets and database systems.
Current understanding of regulations as it relates to Joint Commission, State specific requirements, and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Demonstrated understanding of Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) guidelines and required processes.
Demonstrated understanding of current trends in quality and other areas of responsibility as applicable.
Ability to lead and coordinate activities of a diverse group of people.
Ability to work with hospital team to motivate relevant constituencies to embrace change as required by Tenetï¿½s Commitment to Quality and other clinical initiatives.
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: Miami, Florida
Facility: North Shore Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005043994
About North Shore Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.