Interim Director of Quality | MHA, RN, CPHQ Last Updated: March 12, 2018 (3 months ago)
Interim Director of Quality | MHA, RN, CPHQ
Currently Available
Acute Care Experienced

A highly qualified Interim Director of Quality who specializes in managing operations for clinical effectiveness, patient safety, accreditation, process excellence, physician practice evaluation, and infection prevention functions in both complex medical centers and small community hospitals.

References & Reviews

• “She has taken on some really difficult political scenarios and manages them without taking sides, she navigates very elegantly.”
• “She focuses on absolute clarity, with a clear and compelling focus on quality metrics for patient care/outcomes and makes sure that measurements tie in to reimbursements.”
• “She trained people in yellow belt and LEAN and that has really impacted the success of quality in the facility.”
• “She provided transparency of real findings and real stats to the highest level of hospital administrative team to make sure issues were addressed.”
• “She is really committed to quality, she’s a culture shaper.”
• “She had really good strategies to improve work flow efficiency, save money and improve services.”
• “Her strengths are many, she has a very good, broad depth of understanding of quality, she listens well, she's flexible, solution oriented, and supportive.”

• Expertise in TJC, rules and regulations, policies and procedures, CMS, and continual survey readiness
• Assumed executive leadership of all CMS, TJC, and other accreditation surveys
• Successful change agent with a demonstrated ability to improve effectiveness, streamline processes, and increase staff efficiency utilizing quality methodologies, teambuilding, and mediation
• Instrumental in the development and implementation of policies and procedures
• Excels in driving the quality agenda across an integrated system
• Establishes standardized metrics for benchmarking
• Instituted RCA comprehensive analysis of serious safety events and Just Culture principles
• Excellent communicator and educator, frequently asked to present seminars at the State, National, and International level
• Self-directed, results-oriented professional with a successful track record in continuous quality accreditation, patient safety, and performance improvement
• Performance Improvement
• Lean / Six Sigma
• Assurance
• Quality Improvement
• Risk Management
• Patient Safety
• Work Flow Analysis
• Director of Quality & Accreditation | 200 Bed Acute Care Hospital
• VP of Quality, Patient Safety, Process Excellence, Accreditation, & Infectious Disease | 600 Bed, Level 1 Trauma Teaching Hospital
• Corporate Director of Clinical Quality | 10 Hospital Acute Care System
• Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ)

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Title:

Interim Director of Quality | MHA, RN, CPHQ

Date Available:

Currently Available

Summary:

Acute Care Experienced

A highly qualified Interim Director of Quality who specializes in managing operations for clinical effectiveness, patient safety, accreditation, process excellence, physician practice evaluation, and infection prevention functions in both complex medical centers and small community hospitals.

References & Reviews

• “She has taken on some really difficult political scenarios and manages them without taking sides, she navigates very elegantly.”
• “She focuses on absolute clarity, with a clear and compelling focus on quality metrics for patient care/outcomes and makes sure that measurements tie in to reimbursements.”
• “She trained people in yellow belt and LEAN and that has really impacted the success of quality in the facility.”
• “She provided transparency of real findings and real stats to the highest level of hospital administrative team to make sure issues were addressed.”
• “She is really committed to quality, she’s a culture shaper.”
• “She had really good strategies to improve work flow efficiency, save money and improve services.”
• “Her strengths are many, she has a very good, broad depth of understanding of quality, she listens well, she's flexible, solution oriented, and supportive.”

Qualifications & Achievements:

• Expertise in TJC, rules and regulations, policies and procedures, CMS, and continual survey readiness
• Assumed executive leadership of all CMS, TJC, and other accreditation surveys
• Successful change agent with a demonstrated ability to improve effectiveness, streamline processes, and increase staff efficiency utilizing quality methodologies, teambuilding, and mediation
• Instrumental in the development and implementation of policies and procedures
• Excels in driving the quality agenda across an integrated system
• Establishes standardized metrics for benchmarking
• Instituted RCA comprehensive analysis of serious safety events and Just Culture principles
• Excellent communicator and educator, frequently asked to present seminars at the State, National, and International level
• Self-directed, results-oriented professional with a successful track record in continuous quality accreditation, patient safety, and performance improvement

Expertise:

• Performance Improvement
• Lean / Six Sigma
• Assurance
• Quality Improvement
• Risk Management
• Patient Safety
• Work Flow Analysis

Experience:

• Director of Quality & Accreditation | 200 Bed Acute Care Hospital
• VP of Quality, Patient Safety, Process Excellence, Accreditation, & Infectious Disease | 600 Bed, Level 1 Trauma Teaching Hospital
• Corporate Director of Clinical Quality | 10 Hospital Acute Care System

Education:

• Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ)

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