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Published: January 31, 2020


Director of Healthcare Quality | Kentucky

Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits | Excellent Relocation Package

Are your skills rooted in clinical experience? Are you a collaborative leader, who values a team approach, with proven project management and data analytics experience? Would you be best described as having an executive presence, enthusiastic, well-spoken and high energy? If you're ready to join a prestigious high-growth healthcare system, then this may be the career opportunity you've been waiting on!

The organization is an award-winning Magnet designated hospital, and part of a hospital system committed to providing quality care and service to its patients, employees and the community. This is your opportunity to work with some of the best and the brightest in healthcare, build your career and make a difference in people's lives.

Located in a city on the move, with world-class amenities like performing arts, great sports, and incredible dining. Yet, it still exudes hospitality, warmth and smaller-city advantages like shorter commutes, lower cost of living, and higher quality of life.




The Director of Quality is responsible for planning, administrating, and monitoring of consistent readiness of all quality management, regulatory requirements, and quality improvement processes. Responsibilities will include establishing collaborative relationships and processes with all departments (i.e., Nursing, Case Management, and Risk Management & Safety) to ensure reliable and quality patient outcomes. Direct management of: Quality Data Management and Compliance with Public Reporting, Accreditation and Regulatory Compliance, Infection Control Program, Clinical Outcomes Program and Nursing Quality, utilizing standardized process improvement strategies and best practice methodologies.

Core Responsibilities -

•Reports to a highly supportive Executive Director of Performance Improvement
•Must be an active, hands-on, detailed oriented Leader to oversee 8 direct reports and a department of 28 FTEs
•Utilizes quality strategies/Lean Six-Sigma to identify and improve overall performance and quality at the facility
•Develops performance improvement measures and continually assesses performance against identified measures
•Provides direction to staff on issues that impact patient care/satisfaction/customer service
•Is proactive in identifying potential problem areas and developing corrective action plans
•Actively monitors and plans for compliance with state, federal, and Accreditation requirements
•Executes the Corporate Compliance Program as it relates to area of responsibility
•Measures key processes and takes appropriate action to improve and control
•Effectively manages and sets performance expectations for staff
•Resolves performance issues timely and in compliance with hospital human resources policies
•Ensures departmental services are integrated within the hospital's primary functions.
•Develops an annual operating budget


•Master’s degree in nursing or in a related field required
•Registered Nurse (RN) Highly preferred or current working experience in a clinical environment
•CPHQ and/or CPHRM Highly preferred
•Minimum 3 years progressive leadership experience
•Six Sigma, LEAN desired
•Recent acute care experience required
•Strong knowledge of state, regulatory standards/compliance, accreditation standards, data management, and performance improvement methodologies


Acute Care Hospital System

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