Director, Quality Management

Kindred Healthcare - Las Vegas - Flamingo

Posted 868 days ago
  • Experience
    Director
  • Job function
    Health Care Provider
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Hospital & Health Care
  • Employer job ID
    96684
  • Job ID
    2969068

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Job description

IT'S SIMPLE.

You want to work in a hospital setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients you treat.

You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it. You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home. What you want is Kindred Healthcare.

Our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. Join us!

 

Summary:

Responsible for planning and implementing the performance improvement program to meet the needs of the hospital. Provides education to medical staff, hospital staff, and Governing Body. Facilitates performance improvement activities, and CQI activities throughout the hospital. Acts as resource person to administrative team, department manager's, and medical staff. Performs clinical risk management functions. Assists department managers with preparation for medical staff committees. Oversight responsibility for all regulatory body surveys, such as, JCAHO, State Licensing Review, HCFA (CMS) Validation surveys. Maintains oversight responsibility for all performance improvement activities conducted throughout the hospital.

Desired Skills and Experience

Qualifications:

Education:

Bachelors degree

Licenses/Certification:

Certified Professional Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) certification preferred.

 

Experience:

Minimum three years experience in Quality and/or Risk Management in a hospital setting.

 

About this company

Kindred Healthcare

Kindred Healthcare, Inc., a top-150 private employer in the United States, is a healthcare services company based in Louisville, Kentucky with annual revenues of $6 billion and approximately 76,300 employees in 46 states. At June 30, 2011, Kindred through its subsidiaries provided healthcare services in over 2,200 locations, including 120 long-term acute care hospitals, five inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, 224 nursing and rehabilitation centers, 22 sub-acute units, 20 hospice and home care locations, 104 inpatient rehabilitation units (hospital-based) and a contract rehabilitation services business, RehabCare, which served approximately 1,760 non-affiliated facilities. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine’s Most Admired Healthcare Companies for three years in a row, Kindred’s mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. For more information, go to www.kindredhealthcare.com.

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