DIRECTOR ORGANIZATIONAL QUALITY & PATIENT SAFETY Kinston, NC
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UNC Lenoir Health Care
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The Director is responsible for the management, planning, directing, analyzing, and communicating all Hospital Quality activities. The position establishes and maintains the objectives and strategy for the department in order to effectively contribute to executing the overarching UNC Lenoir Health Care strategic plan. This position directs the development, implementation, and evaluation of hospital wide improvement activities. The Director is the primary contact for improvement initiatives and data reporting. This position also directs process improvement activities and is responsible for all organizationally focused activities including but not limited to CMS QAPI and components related to CMS Conditions of Participation, Hospital Quality Reporting regulatory submissions to CMS, (mortality reduction, readmission reduction, safety of care, complications), Nursing Sensitive Indicators, and other registry, internal and external database management, and quality analytics.
EDUCATION Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing; MSN preferred
EXPERIENCE Minimum of 10 years in health care quality improvement and at least 5 years of management experience.
LICENSURE / REGISTRATION / CERTIFICATION Current license to practice Nursing in the State of North Carolina.
OTHER SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Detailed knowledge and experience with health care incentive and publicly reporting programs including CMS VBP, HAC, MU, HRRP, 5 Star reporting, Leapfrog Survey and Hospital Safety Score.
Critical that individual have the ability to earn trust and build relationship with all others throughout the organization.
Self-starter who demonstrates initiative, works independently in an unstructured fast paced environment and has the ability to manage multiple priorities with only general supervision on assigned projects and activities.
Must be highly analytical and possess a strong grasp of both qualitative and quantitative data necessary to find creative solutions to difficult and complex problems, many of which are abstract in nature.
Extensive experience in health analytics including data analysis, reporting, relational database design, development of predictive analytics model.
Detailed understanding of hospital, clinical staff, medical supplies, department functions, and experience with hospital information systems including decision support.
Experience with project management processes with demonstrated ability to initiate and complete projects.
Ability to solve practical problems, interpret a variety of data, test model assumptions and instructions in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Ability to work under stressful situations.
Possess excellent organization and oral and written communication skills.
Must possess strong organizational skills with outstanding communication and consensus-building skills and a record of achievement.
In addition to competitive pay, you'll enjoy the following benefits and career advantages:
Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
Exceptional Paid Time Off - Accrual starts on day 1!
FREE access to our on-site Wellness Center
Enjoy Exceptional Paid Time Off - Accrual starts on day 1! From the time you start through your 2nd year of service, you will earn 24 days per year. And it only goes up from there. 3-4 years - 27 days per year 5-13 years - 30 days per year 14-24 years - 34 days per year 25+ years - 36 days per year
You will also receive FREE access to our on-site Wellness Center as part of our benefits package.
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UNC Lenoir Heath Care is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Internal Number: 6860
About UNC Lenoir Health Care
UNC Lenoir Health Care is a community hospital located in Kinston, NC. Licensed for 261 beds, patients find a wide range of services are available such as Cardiology, Neurology, Urology, Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine, radiation oncology, and rehabilitation. UNC Lenoir Health Care is one of Lenoir County’s largest employers, with over 880 individuals in over 250 different types of jobs.