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ADVANCED Professionals Inc.

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Vice President, Quality/Risk Management



Risk Management Director-VP


Salem, VA, United States 

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Job Requirements:

EXPERIENCE Required : Leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills and thorough understanding of quality management theory and process. Minimum 5 years clinical experience. Comfortable and skilled at working with stakeholders in the organization. Knowledge of PC based computer software. Preferred: Recent hospital leadership; quality and/or risk management exposure through clinical activity, consultative activities, or a managerial role. EDUCATION Required: BSN with current Virginia State Licensure. Preferred: Masters degree.

Job Description:

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*: 1. Responsible for the administrative and operational oversight of all hospital (enterprise) performance improvement, quality outcomes, risk reduction/mitigation, infection control, peer review, patient safety, and regulatory management operations. * 2. In collaboration with the Quality Management Committee, Executive Officers, Medical Executive Committee, and Board of Trustees, responsible for the development of the hospital’s quality and risk management strategy and annual goals. * 3. Leads the Quality and Risk Management Department in the development and application of quality management and risk reduction strategies throughout the hospital. * 4. Assumes responsibility for communication and education regarding quality and risk management activities in the organization, as well as the medical community and governing body, and serves as a resource. * 5. Responsible for and provides direction to the QRM Department, as well as QM Committee, Peer Review, Infection Control, Outcomes Council, JCAHO Readiness, and Patient Safety Committees. * 6. Leads the QM Department within defined financial parameters. * 7. Plans, coordinates and monitors comprehensive Medical Staff QI programs as indicated. * 8. Plans, coordinates and monitors comprehensive hospital QI program; serves as the Chief Clinical Performance Officer representing the facility at the Division and Corporate level. * 9. Plans, coordinates and monitors hospital quality incentive programs. * 10. Serves as an organizational resource for QA/QI, performance improvement, and risk reduction information. * 11. Interacts with Executive, Administrative, and Medical Leaders to gain support for QI activities. * 12. Coordinates and directs activities related to the JCAHO accreditation and continuous readiness, and in collaboration with hospital leadership, ensures that JCAHO deficiencies are addressed and resolved. * 13. Oversees the Risk Management Program and serves as a Hospital Risk Manager and the Patient Safety Officer. * 14. Works collaboratively with HCI, legal counsel, and Executive Administration in coordinating and overseeing Risk Management activities. * 15. Develops, coordinates, and maintains facility occurrence reporting system. * 16. Works to expand knowledge of quality bringing new ideas and concepts to LGMC

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