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Director Quality Management II - IRF

Company: Georgia Orthopaedic Society.
Location: Madison
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Details Posted: 21-Jan-23Location: Madison, WisconsinSalary: OpenCategories: Allied Health Internal Number: 456012 Description
What makes UW Health Rehab Hospital a great place to work? Our PEOPLE, of course!We answer the call because we have a fundamental need to help people. In return, we get to work in an environment with leaders who strive to optimize job effectiveness, assure positive experiences and job satisfaction.Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients. Opportunities through our continuing education programs, apprenticeship programs, and tuition reimbursement programs, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a free-standing, 50-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation facility located on the east side of Madison, Wisconsin. Our hospital offers specialized rehab programs for people who have experienced stroke, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and many other conditions. We create individualized plans of care that address both intense rehab and acute medical needs. Our goal is to help patients achieve their highest level of function and return home as soon as possible. The UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a partnership between UW Health, Unity Point-Meriter and Kindred Healthcare.Why work at UW Health Rehab Hospital? Be part of a team recognized by Newsweek as one of America's Best Rehabilitation Centers dedicated to patient hope, healing, and recovery.What makes UW Health Rehab Hospital a great place to work? Our PEOPLE, of course!We answer the call because we have a fundamental need to help people. In return, we get to work in an environment with leaders who strive to optimize job effectiveness, assure positive experiences and job satisfaction.Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients. Opportunities through our continuing education programs, apprenticeship programs, and tuition reimbursement programs, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a free-standing, 50-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation facility located on the east side of Madison, Wisconsin. Our hospital offers specialized rehab programs for people who have experienced stroke, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and many other conditions. We create individualized plans of care that address both intense rehab and acute medical needs. Our goal is to help patients achieve their highest level of function and return home as soon as possible. The UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a partnership between UW Health, Unity Point-Meriter and Kindred Healthcare.Why work at UW Health Rehab Hospital? Be part of a team recognized by Newsweek as one of America's Best Rehabilitation Centers dedicated to patient hope, healing, and recovery. JOB SUMMARY: The DQM assumes responsibility and accountability for the hospital-wide Continuous Quality and Performance Improvement program. The DQM will assist the CEO/leadership and Medical Staff to establish priorities for Performance Improvement. He/she ensures that disciplines in the hospital work collaboratively to plan and implement Performance Improvement activities. The DQM will focus on measuring, analyzing and trending information in order to improve outcomes. He/she will assure ongoing monitoring of performance to ensure that improvements are sustained. The DQM will direct and assist in compliance with federal and state regulations and accreditation standards. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides leadership and oversight of a comprehensive, efficient and integrated organization wide Continuous Quality Performance Improvement program.
  • Measures and assesses performance through collection, analyses, and trending of data.
  • Focuses on processes and systems to improve performance.
  • Directs, facilitates, and reports on all aspects of services relating to risk management and patient safety.
  • Investigates factors contributing to adverse outcomes in order to improve processes and systems.
  • Encourages reporting on risk reduction strategies in an atmosphere which minimizes blame or retaliation. Fosters environment to reduce unanticipated adverse events and/or outcomes.
  • Responsible for education of Continuous Quality and Performance Improvement and additional hospital-wide education and training.
  • Directs the functions and operation of the hospital-wide continuous quality improvement program including review of records for indicators of quality; reports findings to leadership, Medical Executive Committee, the Board of Managers and other committees as appropriate.
  • Responsible for education of Continuous Quality and Performance Improvement to hospital and medical staff.
  • Annually reviews hospital wide plans for the functions of IC and CQPI and establishes goals and objectives for the next year.
  • Acts as a liaison to local health officials, coordinates inspections and accreditation reviews with state and other regulatory agencies.
  • Other duties as assigned. Qualifications
    • Registered Nurse with current state licensure highly preferred.
    • Clinical license required.
    • Certification preferred by APIC (American Practitioners of Infection Control), and NAHCQ (National Association of Health Care Quality).
    • BSN or BS/BA required. Two years of experience in an acute hospital or rehabilitation setting required. Previous supervisory experience preferred.
    • Current Basic Life Support/CPR Card.
    • Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, and evaluate PI activities, effective oral and written communication skills and proficiency in basic computer skills required.
    • Working knowledge of staff development and the educational process, quality improvement, infection control/employee healthy, and safety/risk management standards.
    • Registered Nurse with current state licensure highly preferred.
    • Clinical license required.
    • Certification preferred by APIC (American Practitioners of Infection Control), and NAHCQ (National Association of Health Care Quality).
    • BSN or BS/BA required. Two years of experience in an acute hospital or rehabilitation setting required. Previous supervisory experience preferred.
    • Current Basic Life Support/CPR Card.
    • Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, and evaluate PI activities, effective oral and written communication skills and proficiency in basic computer skills required.
    • Working knowledge of staff development and the educational process, quality improvement, infection control/employee healthy, and safety/risk management standards.

Keywords: Georgia Orthopaedic Society., Madison , Director Quality Management II - IRF, Executive , Madison, Wisconsin

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