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VP Quality at HCA Healthcare

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Type: Full Time
Location: Augusta, Georgia

Job Description:

Job Code: 01417-9029


No Weekends

Doctors Hospital is located in Augusta, Georgia, the state s second largest and oldest city, and is home of the annual Masters Golf Tournament. Doctors Hospital is nationally known for our Burn Center, the largest in the U.S. We have also been recognized as a top performing hospital by the Joint Commission, Cancer Center accredited by the American College of Surgeons, Chest Pain Accredited, earned the Joint Commission's certificate of distinction for total hip and total knee replacement and spinal fusion surgery, and we are the only CARF accredited facility in our area.

Are you an experienced healthcare professional with specific and established quality management experience* Are you looking for that next challenge and career advancement opportunity*

Then apply today for our Vice President Quality Management position. This position oversees the areas of quality, compliance, safety, and infection control. Our diverse patient population, incredible team of employees, as well as our rapidly growing facility makes this an ideal time for a quality management professional to join our team!

Here's a brief summary of this position:

Oversees all aspects of the Quality Departments, Medical Staff Office and Infection Control for Doctors Hospital of Augusta. Develops plans designed to improve the overall quality of the organization's facilities and patient care services, infection control policies and services as well as Medical Staff Office s services. Oversees the implementation of quality improvement efforts designed to improve clinical performance and maintain compliance with TJC, HIPAA, and other accreditation standards. Responsible for planning and directing quality policies, programs, and initiatives. Oversees Infection Control Department and is responsible for ensuring reporting requirements are met and policies/procedures are implemented to ensure best infection control policies are in place. Oversees Medical Staff Office operations and ensures credentialing policies and Hospital Bylaws are adhered to. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Responsible for monitoring and improving clinical quality scores for the hospital. Collaborates with hospital and physician leadership to provide a planned, systematic approach to identifying, designing, measuring, prioritizing and monitoring the hospital's quality management and patient safety plans. Assures compliance and superior performance on an ongoing basis with pay for performance program standards of licensing, accrediting and regulatory agencies and applicable payor groups. Provides site leadership in collaboration with the Information Technology team to ensure the electronic health record system supports patient care requirements. Has full understanding of Medical Staff Bylaws and ensures policies and procedures are applied appropriately in various situations. Leads efforts to maximize effective utilization of system to support hospital objectives and key performance indicators.


Minimum Requirements:

Education: BSN or Master s Degree


Certifications: Prefer RN current in GA; prefer CPHQ certification

Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in the field. 1) Performs in accordance with delineated job responsibilities and satisfactorily completes a yearly evaluation based on these responsibilities. 2) Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively meet the needs of the patient/internal& external customer. 3) Clinical background required.

Last Edited: 06/13/2018

Diversity is valued and actively promoted in the workforce at all levels. We strive to celebrate cultural and other differences and consider them strengths of the organization.

We are committed to:

Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve.
Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category in accordance to applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves or absence, compensation and training.