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Quality/Risk Director - Arlington, TX at Encompass health in Arlington, Texas

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Encompass Health
Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington is currently looking for a Director of
Quality and Risk Management to join their hospital senior leadership team.

Location: 3200 Matlock Road; Arlington, TX 76015

The Director of Quality and Risk Management is responsible for helping to create an
environment and culture that enables the facility to fulfill its mission by
meeting or exceeding its goals, conveying the hospital mission to all staff,
facilitating staff accountability for their performance, and motivating staff
to improve their performance.

The Director
manages, directs, and plans all aspects of Quality and Risk Management.
The Director is responsible for a hospital -wide quality management program and
works with hospital administration, departments, and the medical staff to
monitor and evaluate the quality of delivery of patient care services within
the hospital. The Director will have access to all medical records for
the facility. The Director also ensures proper compliance with regulatory
agencies, accrediting bodies, corporate and hospital policies and procedures
and works to develop, implement, and maintain quality assessment and
improvement programs within the facility.

This position
will support cultural diversity by ensuring that the delivery of quality,
equitable and culturally competent patient-centered care is provided; promoting
and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful
and accepting of diversity; and ensuring that cultural diversity and
sensitivity training is part of new employee orientation on an on-going basis
to meet the needs of the patient population served in the hospital.

Job Code: 100141

License or Certification: - Licensed or Certified according to individual state requirement Education, Training and Years of Experience: - Bachelors degree in healthcare or related field preferred - Quality and/or Risk Management experience including primary responsibility for performance improvement activities, regulatory compliance, conflict resolution, leadership and risk management activities Machines, Equipment Used: - General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer. Physical Requirements: - Good visual acuity and ability to communicate. - Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 50 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements. - Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking. - Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment. Compliance: - Adheres to the company's Standards of Business Conduct. - Maintains current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable. Skills and Abilities: - Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively. - Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner. - Ability to work independently without supervision. Environmental Conditions: - Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure. - Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required. - Handicapped accessible. - May work under stressful circumstances at times. Proficiency or Productivity Standards: - Meets established attendance standards. - Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge. - May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. - May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts. - Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster. - May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives. - May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Address: 3200 Matlock Road, Arlington 76015
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2016570
Contact Name - External: Caroline Mears
Contact Email - External: