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Chief Quality Officer

Location
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
2 Sep 2022
Job Description

Under the direction of the LHN Market CQO and Lutheran Hospital CEO, has full responsibility for Quality and Performance Improvement across the hospital organization. Responsible for comprehensive performance measurement and improvement activities that include publicly reported measures, facility-wide quality reviews, patient safety activities, Infection Control, Risk, and Regulatory Compliance with federal, state, and The Joint Commission standards. Contributes to the company's mission and vision by working with leaders across the Lutheran Health Network hospitals to support and coordinate performance improvement and regulatory activities.

Under the administrative direction of the LHN Market CQO and Lutheran Hospital CEO, has full responsibility for Quality and Performance Improvement across the hospital organization. Responsible for comprehensive performance measurement and improvement activities that include publicly reported measures, facility-wide quality reviews, patient safety activities, Infection Control, Risk, and Regulatory Compliance with federal, state, and The Joint Commission standards. Contributes to the company's mission and vision by working with leaders across the Lutheran Health Network hospitals to support and coordinate performance improvement and regulatory activities.

Registration/Certification/Licensure: RN and Masters preferred; Quality or Accreditation Certification such as CPHQ preferred

Experience: Minimum of five years of experience in Quality Management at a professional level plus a minimum of one additional year of management experience. Knowledge of applicable regulatory, compliance, and accreditation standards and requirements with recent survey management within the last 3-years.

Education: Bachelor's degree in a health or science related field.

Job Knowledge & Skills:

1) Demonstrates working knowledge of the English language, verbal and written.

2) Requires a strong foundation in the following areas: clinical knowledge, performance improvement,

management education, staff development/supervision, organizational awareness, data analysis,

and verbal and written communication.

3) Demonstrates extensive knowledge of JCAHO and ISBOH requirements and surveys.

4) Possesses a high level of analytical and organization skills necessary to lead and coordinate the

activities of a performance improvement environment, effectively developing staff, overseeing

budgets, participating in the development of strategic company planning and resolving complex

technical and administrative problems.

5) Demonstrates knowledge of management theory and practice to provide effective administrative

direction, integrating and directing comprehensive performance improvement teams.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 702600300-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent