The Vice President of Quality and Safety Management provides leadership and organizational wide direction, development, and implementation of services and programs within assigned areas.
Role Accountabilities include:
Utilizes, integrates, and interprets data to assist organization in its improvement efforts, and promote optimal patient outcomes. Works collaboratively with Senior Management to develop strategic quality initiatives.
Leads organizational performance efforts for JCAHO, core quality measures, COP and regulatory and all other accrediting and regulatory agencies. Ensures compliance with JCAHO, and all legal, regulatory and accrediting agency requirements are met.
Ensures responsibility for organizational wide occurrence reporting system; analyzes and reports trends and identifies appropriate interventions to reduce risk and liability to the organization.
Develops and implements educational programs for employees, medical staff and board members on analysis of risk assessment, historical and concurrent occurrence and claims data and national trends.
Facilitates and directs organizational wide risk management program to ensure compliance with statutory mandates, regulatory requirements and accreditation standards of professional organizations, i.e., JCAHO, OSHA, etc.
Participates in and provides leadership for organizational disaster preparedness and patient safety initiatives.
Ensures the coordination of communication from the Quality Committee regarding activities of quality improvement teams and projects throughout the organization. Provides relevant and timely feedback to directors to improve services and processes.
Palms of Pasadena is a nationally-recognized leader for BCIR surgery. Located in a beautiful Pinellas County beach community, Palms has been serving residents and visitors for more than 50 years.
The 307-bed facility is Joint Commission accredited and committed to providing high-quality medical care in a friendly hospital environment, offering a full range of services including emergency, surgical services, orthopedics, cancer, surgical weight management at the Florida Bariatrics Centers, wound care, a Rehabilitation Center and Sleep Disorders Center. The hospital also recently opened the area's first Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) unit.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing; Post Graduate Degree in Nursing or Healthcare related field required or in process
Minimum 5 years of experience in the clinical, risk management, and/or administrative arenas.
Knowledge of State, Federal, and JCAHO regulations.
Current Florida licensure as a Registered Nurse.
If serving as facility's primary Risk Manager, VP must have current Florida license in Healthcare Risk Management (FL LHRM).
CPHQ (Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality) OR CHCQM (Diplomate in American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians)
Individuals without CPHQ or ABQUARP will be granted a 12 month grace period to obtain CPHQ or ABQAURP to obtain, if all other qualifications are met.