Director Quality

Job ID
2020-142980
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Quality Management
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
St Johns Regional Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-OXNARD

Overview

Welcome to St. John’s Regional Medical Center.

At Dignity Health, we believe in the healing power of kindness. Since 1912, we have been giving something forward to the people of Oxnard, California. St. John's Regional Medical Center is a 266-bed facility employing more than 1,200 caring professionals and a medical staff of more than 600 active physicians. We offer a 23-bed acute rehabilitation center, and provide a wide array of programs and services that include oncology, cardiovascular, maternity care, orthopedic, weight loss surgery, spinal disease treatment, community outreach and more.

 

Our passion for inspiring a stronger, healthier world compels us to lead with our hearts as we serve the community of Oxnard. One of the most beautiful areas in the country, Oxnard is nestled between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, and offers residents spectacular beaches, clean air and open spaces, as well as easy access to California wine country. We invite you to join us in delivering humankindness, one person at time.

 

Do you consider yourself a leader? Are you ready to lead a cohesive team with decisiveness, confidence, and understanding? Do you value integrity, accountability, and teamwork? Are you patient centric and innovative? From day one, you will have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best, and then we challenge them to make us better.

#QualityLeader

Responsibilities

Position Summary:
 
Responsible for the design, coordination, implementation and management of the Performance Improvement (PI) plan and identify opportunities for improved patient care, incorporate evidence-based practices, and improve patient outcomes. Provides leadership in defining, implementing and integrating quality, safety, service and efficiency strategies into the plans, policies, and organizational processes that affect the organization’s operations and strategic direction.
 
 
Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
  • Establishes performance improvement goals annually with relevant stakeholders, ensures that the PI plan and the hospital-focused projects for the year are implemented and effectiveness evaluated annually.
  • Provides leadership in developing quality improvement training programs and coaches organizational clinical/service lines and operational/support departments in quality improvement principles.
  • Develops and implements processes and formats that support data collection, aggregation, analysis, and action planning. Assures data is managed appropriately and disseminated to appropriate leadership staff.
  • Collaborates with the Medical Staff and Organizational Leadership to develop and enhance safe patient care while achieving optimal outcomes, including the organization’s peer review program and ongoing and focused practitioner evaluation.

~LI-DH

#qualityleadership

#DHLeader

Qualifications

Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor's degree in a healthcare-related field or five (5) years of related job or industry experience in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressive management responsibility in a health care setting, two (2) of which is related to managing an acute care organization’s Quality Improvement Program.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of clinical, patient care experience or equivalent.
  • Experience developing and implementing clinical, service and operational process improvement initiatives, both small and large scale.
  • Knowledge and expertise in specific performance improvement/CQI methodologies (e.g. Six Sigma, LEAN).
  • Current knowledge of accreditation and regulatory requirements for acute and ambulatory care services (e.g. state, federal, local regulations; Joint Commission, etc.).
Licensure: 
  • Current State License in a clinical field (five (5) years experience in Quality Management can be used in lieu of state license) and Certification as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ). Certification within 2 years of employment is required.

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