Tenet Healthcare DIRECTOR, CLINICAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT-FT DAYS in Nogales, Arizona

Holy Cross Hospital is a cornerstone of the Nogales, Arizona, community, providing emergency care, general surgery, labor and delivery services and important health and wellness education for residents throughout Santa Cruz County. This 25-bed critical access hospital, first established in 1960, has been a part of the Carondelet Health Network since the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet began managing the hospital in the early 1980s.

JOB SUMMARY:

Leads and directs performance improvement activities and resources.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.1 Develops departmental goals, plans and standards.

1.2 Plans, organizes and directs all activities related to staffing, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions and continuing education initiatives.

1.3 Prepares departmental budgets and ensures compliance with allocated funding. Coordinates and directs internal/external audits.

1.4 Directs and evaluates all clinical activities including care plan development, service level determination and complaint management.

1.5 Directs and facilitates Carondelet Health Networks’ quality and High Reliability patient and associate safety program; develops, evaluates, and executes quality initiatives which support the organization’s mission and strategic plan.

1.6 Monitors the industry for benchmarks and “best practices” in clinical care and patient safety design, and oversees the education of our clinical and operational leaders in their use.

1.7 Leads efforts to identify potential barriers to success, organizational misalignments, and resource needs at Carondelet Health Network Hospitals related to successful clinical care redesign and implementation, as well as care management processes.

1.8 Supports the planning and implementation of clinical network initiatives through a standardization of “best practice” care designs across the Carondelet Health Network.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:

Certification Preferred: Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), Six Sigma certification or similar quality improvement training, Baldrige experience highly desirable.

EDUCATION:

Required: Bachelor’s in Healthcare, Administration, Management, or related field or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience and training.

Preferred: Master’s in Healthcare, Administration, Management, or related field or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience and training.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Required: Five (5) years of work experience. Three (3) years experience in healthcare environment. Two (2) years of progressive management/leadership experience in the acute care setting with related data management experience.

Preferred: Ten (10) years in the above.

Job: Non-Clinical/Administrative

Organization: Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital

Title: DIRECTOR, CLINICAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT-FT DAYS

Location: AZ-Nogales

Requisition ID: 1805013913