The Director of Performance Improvement manages all aspects of the Performance Improvement/Quality and Risk Management programs to include accreditation, infection prevention and control, employee health screening, patient safety, risk management, compliance, credentialing and customer service.
This position manages significant clinical events investigations and reporting. Coordinates regulatory and accreditation compliance survey, and all other quality related activities. This position manages all QI positions across the consortium. All work is considered confidential and protected from discovery, pursuant to applicable state law.
The Director of Performance Improvement is responsible for all aspects of the Performance Improvement Division. This position is an integral part of quality improvement and patient satisfaction consortium-wide. Decisions made are critical to patient care and patient safety as well as accreditation compliance. The Director of Performance Improvement is responsible for overseeing the development of the division, hiring of new positions; management of data collection processes to ensure accuracy. The Director
- 's goal is to consistently integrate quality improvement beyond the clinical setting to all divisions within the consortium. This position functions as a liaison to the SEARHC Board of Directors in addition to the Executive Leadership Team.
Baseline Qualification Requirements:
BSN or comparable clinical bachelor's degree with other specialized education/training in two or more of the following: infection control or epidemiology, risk management, performance/quality improvement, and/or utilization management;
Bachelor's Degree in Health or Business Field. Master's Degree in health related or business field preferred.
Eight years of health care administration or performance improvement management experience with a minimum of five years experience supervising health care professionals with Bachelor's Degree or five years of health care administration or performance improvement management experience with minimum of three years experience supervising health care professionals with Master's Degree.
Licensure by the Alaska Board of Nursing or Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ),Certified in Infection Control (CIC), or similar certification preferred.