Regulatory Consultant- Patient Care Admin- Health Central Hospital-reg6521 - Health Central Hospital
Health Central Hospital, a part of Orlando Health, is one of central Florida's most progressive healthcare providers. Located in Ocoee/Winter Garden just minutes from Orlando, our facility features a unique design, 212-bed acute care hospital, as well as an Emergency Department. Health Central Hospital's commitment, attitude and actions reflect 60 years of service to its surrounding communities and neighbors.
Health Central Hospital is seeking a Regulatory Consultant to functions as a consultant to all Orlando Health in the area of healthcare accreditation regulations, standards, and clinical performance improvement.
Bachelor's degree in healthcare, nursing, allied health or closely related field.
Coordinates external body regulatory/accreditation surveys for the organization. Communicates directly with The Joint Commission (TJC) account executive or Standards Interpretation Group for clarification of standards or requirements.
Responsible for completion of components of The Joint Commission application for submission of required data and documentation.
Ensures accuracy of all data submitted to regulatory or accreditation organizations.
Performs mock surveys to evaluate compliance with The Joint Commission/CMS standards and requirements. Trains additional identified team members to perform focused mock surveys using specific tracer tools.
Develops tracer tools or other specific focus tools for use in mock survey process or evaluation of compliance with specific regulatory/accreditation/ certification requirements.
Provides oversight for Orlando Health Patient Care Policies and Procedures and compliance with National Patient Safety Goals.
Educates organization leadership and medical staff on changes to accreditation /regulatory requirements.
Provides regulatory guidance and support to medical staff and operations leaders /councils pursuing specific TJC certifications.
Coordinates application submission, site survey and follow up actions.
Actively performs audits to evaluate compliance on regulatory requirements. Directs development and implementation of action plans to address non-compliance.
In conjunction with site leadership, actively facilitates site Regulatory Council to support ongoing TJC readiness and sustainability.
Assists internal customers with performance improvement initiatives which support the Strategic Goals of Orlando Health.
Directs improving compliance with and understanding of all healthcare regulations and standards.
Mentors and provides guidance for the development of educational opportunities for the organization relative to standards and accreditation regulations.
Works with Orlando Health's leaders to communicate mock and actual survey findings and directs the completion of corrective action plans to address deficiencies.
Directs development and maintenance of unit based medical record review data base. Analyzes data, interprets results. Facilitates development of action plans with nursing unit leaders to address areas of non-compliance.
Develops and maintains effective working relationship with the medical and operations staff.
Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.
If RN, maintain license with Florida Department of Health renewed biannually; or
If Allied Health professional, maintain license with Florida Department of Health as appropriate for profession.
Five (5) years of clinical or related experience, including experience in healthcare quality/performance improvement projects.