Our Director of Performance Improvement is responsible for management and administration of facility’s quality and performance improvement activities. Overall responsibilities include providing technical assistance to facility leaders for the development and implementation of processes and systems to deliver safe and quality care and services that comply with licensing and regulatory standards, coordinating data collection, tracking and trending, and the monitoring of performance indicators.
*Sign On Bonus* Excellent Career Growth Opportunity*Experience in data analysis, lean six sigma, and tableau required
A Bachelor’s degree required in human services, health care field, management, or related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
Three (3) years of experience in a performance improvement, quality assurance, or contract management related position.
Experience in healthcare, correctional, security, forensic facility or secure setting preferred.
Demonstrated experience in performing tasks related to process design, management and improvement; systems analysis; data collection, analysis and reporting; and other tasks requiring general management and leadership skills may be substituted on a year for year basis for experience in a direct performance improvement, quality assurance, or contract management position.
Experience working with accreditation or regulatory standards desirable.
Experience with Six Sigma or LEAN process improvement methodologies desirable.
CPHQ, Six Sigma or other quality professional certification preferred. Excellent written, verbal, and computer skills.
Experience with Microsoft Office, especially Excel, required.
Experience with data analysis software desirable
Directs facility-wide performance improvement activities to achieve demonstrated best practice patient care and safety outcomes.
Assists facility leaders to design and implement programs, policies, and practices to insure the provision of medical and mental health care services to patients, insuring that these services are provided in a safe, secure, efficient, economical and effective manner and that they meet all DOC contract requirements and are in compliance with applicable accreditation standards, HIPAA regulations, PREA, and all applicable federal, state and local statutes pertaining to the operation of the facility. Provides training and direct support to departments, committees, PI teams and facility leadership to utilize appropriate data collection analysis methods and tools to measure processes and outcomes, assess performance, identify opportunities for improvement and follow-up with identified actions.
Monitors indicator reports to track trends and ensure that significant trends are being reported to executive management in a concise format and are being addressed in a timely manner. Assures that high risk, problem prone issues are addressed, with the relevant Department Head (s), through the PDSA or DMAIC process.
Coordinates efforts with DOC Office of Strategic Planning when necessary.
Directs initiatives to reduce medical/healthcare errors, serious injuries and other adverse patient outcomes. Facilitate continuous process improvement as a component of each event including leading RCA activities and assuring documentation to memorialize these.
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