Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety
Posted on: December 4, 2018
Largo Medical Center is an all private room, 425-bed statutory teaching hospital serving Tampa Bay area residents from three locations in Pinellas County. The hospital's Transplant Institute of Florida is one of only eight programs in the state performing kidney transplant services with liver transplants added in 2016. The hospital features a wide of comprehensive programs including behavioral health, Florida Breast Institute, cardiovascular services including a certified Afib & Heart Rhythm Center (SCPC), clinical research, Company Care occupational health, emergency care, imaging and diagnostic services, knee care at the Florida Knee and Orthopedic Pavilion, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, spine and neurological care at the Florida Spine & Neuro Center and weight loss/bariatric surgery at the Florida Bariatric Centers. The Vice of Quality and Safety Management provides leadership and organizational wide direction, development, and implementation of services and programs within assigned areas. Role Accountabilities include: Responsible for organizational wide direction, development and implementation of services and programs within assigned areas. 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. Acts as an expert resource to Senior Leadership, Department Managers, Physicians, and all members of the healthcare team regarding study design, data collection and interpretation, PI quality model, team process and group dynamics. Serves as organizational liaison with Corporate Quality Department. Demonstrates responsibility and accountability in managing productivity standards. Continuously evaluates and assesses work process/design to enhance productivity and service delivery to meet stakeholder expectations and business goals. Actively monitors budget and evaluates expenditures on a regular basis. Initiates recommendations to ensure department is operating within budget. Bachelors Degree in Nursing; Post Degree in Nursing or Healthcare related field required or in process Minimum 5 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, 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.
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