Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Assistant Director Quality

Expired Job

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 3 months ago

Description:

Assists with the management of a comprehensive quality management program to encompass the performance of the medical staff, nursing staff, and support services for KFH/Health Plan at a specified Service Area. Works with the medical center leadership team to ensure that the program effectively measures, assesses and continuously improves the quality of care and service provided. Assumes role of Director as needed.

Essential Responsibilities:

Supports the Service Area quality management program which meets organizational goals, as well as, the requirements of customers and regulatory and accrediting agencies.

Mitigates medical/legal liability through development of a program which links risk management activities with those of continuous performance improvement.

Works closely with the medical, nursing, and support staff to ensure compliance to regulatory requirements.

Provides education and technical support to the Service Area in developing, implementing and maintaining quality improvement activities.

Manages the creation and maintenance of provider-specific quality profiles to be used for credentialing.

Develops and maintains relationships and effective communication with all levels of Service Area, Region and Program Office.

Prepares reports as required to Quality Committee from KFH to the Kaiser Permanente Board of Directors.

Ensures annual evaluations and revisions to the Service Area Quality Program.

Assists with the management of department staff.

Assists with development, monitoring and control of department budgets.

Makes recommendations regarding the need for staff, space and other resources.

Patient Safety:Accountable to promote an organizational culture of safety and ensure appropriate patient safety standards and guidelines are implemented consistently in the delivery of health care to our patients, including but not limited to: TJC, National Quality Forum, and Leapfrog. See Patient Safety Management Accountabilities Addendum for job specific accountabilities. (My HR Forms).

May be expected to perform other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in quality improvement in a health care setting.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree

License, Certification, Registration

California RN license required.

Additional Requirements:

Demonstrated knowledge of governmental and other regulatory standards, requirements, and guidelines related to quality improvement.

Strong working knowledge of ongoing monitoring techniques (including criteria development and statistical analysis); medical care delivery in hospital and outpatient settings; total quality management principles, tools, and techniques.

Effective communication, negotiation and leadership skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Clinical nursing experience preferred.

One (1) or more years of experience in a management or supervisory capacity.

Total Quality Management certification or Certified Professional of Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) preferred.

Bachelor's in nursing or health care related field or business administration preferred

Master's degree preferred

Prefer 5+ years of quality management experience

Prefer strong knowledge of peer review and department review process

Prefer experience with performance improvement, Improvement Advisor course completion with successful project

Strong communication skills and able to collaborate with teammates of all levels

Leadership experience 3+ years

Primary Location: California,Los Angeles,4733 Sunset Annex 4733 W.

Sunset Blvd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays:

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule:

Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation:

Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor Job Category: QA / UR / Case Management Department:

Quality Management Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Click here for additional requirements >



See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Associate Quality Improvement Director

Children's Bureau

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 12/12/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-03-12T00:00 JOB TITLE: Associate Quality Improvement Director DEPARTMENT: Quality Assurance/ Improvement LOCATION: Magnolia REPORTS TO: Director of Quality Improvement and Training SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Associate Director supports the Director of the Quality Improvement & Training Department in day-to-day operations of a non-profit mental health program that spans across multiple sites throughout Los Angeles County. In the absence of the QI Director serves as acting director. Directly supervises departmental lead staff (Training, Auditing, Compliance, Records, and Evaluation Coordinators). Under the direction of the QI director, the Associate Director administers, directs, and coordinates all activities of the department to assure that the highest degree of quality of care is consistently provided to clients. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: * Puts customer service first: Ensures that clients and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individual's needs and rights. * Promotes and coordinates resolution of complaints and grievances with appropriate staff. * Oversees and guides departmental staff in the development and use of departmental policies and procedures to ensure effective provision of mental health services and compliance with multiple funding sources. * Regularly meets with and supports lead staff (Training, Auditing, Compliance, Records, and Evaluation Coordinators) in the performance of their duties, reviewing what is going well, what is not, and attentively responding to concerns. * Educates staff about the quality improvement process, including individual supervision opportunities and staff training. Develops and facilitates team building activities to build personal and professional skills relevant to job duties. * Works with the Director of Quality Improvement, as well as Auditing and Compliance Coordinators to develop and implement a consistent methodology for selecting and auditing records. * Defines opportunities for improvement identified through analysis of trends. * Assists in the preparation of and co-facilitates Quality Improvement Committees, Utilization Review Committees and QA/QI Team meetings. * Identify and assist with resolving any system related obstacle to effective implementation of QA/QI standards. * Collaborates with program management teams to promote the advancement in treatment for children, adolescents, and their families in the targeted communities. * Collaborates with program management teams by participating in Case Disposition Reviews to ensure case assignment decisions are appropriately and efficiently utilizing the funding streams available. * Participates in Clinical Case Reviews to address issues of potential concern, such as quality and/or level of care, cost of services issues, etc. * Assists with preparing for State Audit reviews and LA County DMH Program Reviews. * Participates in reviews of special incident quarterly reports regarding the number and type of incidents. * Coordinates with the Dept. of Mental Health (DMH) to ensure 100% compliance to State of California standards. * Assists with development of associated policy & procedure. * Other duties as assigned. JOB QUALIFICATION STANDARDS Supervisory Responsibilities: The Associate QI Director supervises departmental lead staff: Training, Auditing, Compliance, Records, and Evaluation Coordinators. Experience * Minimum of 5 year experience in mental health programs, preferably treating SED and Transitional-aged youth. * 3-5 years management, administrative, and supervisory experience in mental health setting. * Knowledge of Quality Improvement activities, documentation standards, and regulatory requirements related to DMH services. * Must have strong computer skills including knowledge and experience with Microsoft office, Word, and Excel. * Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills required. * Training skills, including curriculum development and presentation experience is preferred. * Ability to function as a member of an inter-disciplinary team. * DMH experience required Education, Professional Training, Technical Training or Certification * Master's degree in Social Work, or Marriage & Family Therapy, or doctorate in psychology required. * Licensed as an MFT, LCSW or Psychologist in active status with state of California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Knowledge/Skills * Ability to be flexible, independent, manage crises, and possess strong leadership skills * Maintains confidentiality in matters of agency operations, personnel, and clients * Maintains positive communication with all agency staff, clients and visitors * Exercises good judgment in performance of duties and responsibilities * Supports existing agency policies, principles and mission * Knowledge of medical necessity standards under Medicaid funding * Strong interpersonal and managerial skills * Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail * Excellent oral and written communication skills * Ability to work independently with reliable follow-through to complete assigned tasks * Discretion and tact * Computer skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and the ability to take complicated information and organize it into clear reports. Children's Bureau Los Angeles CA

Assistant Director Quality

Expired Job

Kaiser Permanente