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Director, Quality, Safety and Operations Optimization

Orlando, FL 32801
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This individual will report to and collaborate with the Chief Quality, Patient Safety, and Clinical Analytics Officer (CQPSCA) and be the dyad administrative partner for patient safety, clinical quality improvement, and continuous clinical regulatory readiness in Florida. Oversee implementation of activities in patient safety, clinical quality improvement, clinical regulatory readiness, and infection prevention. Collaborate actively with operational leaders across the enterprise to ensure coordination of patient safety, quality improvement and regulatory readiness activities.

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Position Responsibilities

  • Direct and administer the activities of the Florida Quality/Safety Program. Collaborate with the CQPSCA and other senior leaders to identify priorities and implement major strategic activities related to clinical safety, quality, and continuous regulatory readiness.
  • Supervise quality/safety program leaders for clinical safety, quality improvement, and continuous regulatory readiness to ensure success in each of these areas.
  • In strong collaboration with the Florida CQPSCA, associate chief quality officer, chief hospital administrator, physician-in-chief, medical director for hospital affairs and chief nurse executive, develop the strategic priorities of the program and related initiatives in alignment with priorities and programs across the Nemours enterprise
  • Oversee implementation of the developing Florida Quality & Safety governance structure
  • Oversee the administration of QAPI activities for Nemours/Florida, in conjunction with senior leadership and the Board of Managers
  • Oversee the development of Florida-wide training, mentoring, and support for individuals engaged in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives.
  • Represent Nemours/Florida Quality/Safety program both locally and nationally. This includes working with Children's Hospital Association, Solutions for Patient Safety; interfacing with The Joint Commission, AHRQ, and condition-specific collaboratives as assigned.
  • Support to academic work related to measurement and improvement in patient safety and quality as aligned with Nemours strategic plan.
  • Management and Financial Performance : provides Business Administrator level leadership and accountability for for overall financial management, and budget performance, of the quality & safety program.

Position Requirements

  • Demonstrated interest and track record of participation (and preferably leadership) in safety and quality improvements in a complex academic medical center
  • Formal training in patient safety/process improvement strongly preferred
  • Certification as a certified professional in patient safety or quality (such as CPPS or CPHQ) strongly desired.
  • Working knowledge of hospital practices and protocols as well as applicable regulations and guidelines
  • Masters Degree in health related field or MBA
  • CPPS or CPHQ strongly desired but not required
  • Minimum of three years experience required

Posted: 2021-12-26 Expires: 2022-01-24
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