Tandem Hospital Partners

  • Director of Quality Management

    Job Locations US-KS-Overland Park
    Job ID
    2018-1427
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Hospital Operations
    Shift
    Weekday Day Shift (7 AM - 7 PM, Monday through Friday)
    Rotating
    No
    Name
    Overland Park, KS - 75th St
  • Overview

     

    Saint Luke

    Saint Luke’s Community Hospital provides a modern approach to personalized, high quality, compassionate care.  With neighborhood locations throughout the greater Kansas City area, specializing in 24/7 emergency services and inpatient stays, this leading-edge hospital concept provides greater access to patient care, while drawing on the breadth and expertise of the Saint Luke’s integrated health network. After listening to and engaging our communities, Saint Luke’s is pleased to offer its patients an exceptional patient experience, with convenient locations, short wait times, skilled patient care from board-certified physicians and experienced nurses, as well as dedicated lab, imaging and pharmacy services.

     

    Saint Luke’s has engaged Tandem Hospital Partners (THP) to provide management services to staff and grow Saint Luke’s Community Hospital.

     

    As an employee of THP you have the opportunity to work in a dynamic, new model of healthcare. You will experience a work environment that includes the best of both worlds, a new innovative healthcare hospital model, while also working in partnership with and representing the most reputable, recognized, and award-winning hospital brands in the United States. From excellent benefit plans to a family and service-oriented company culture, THP offers its employees a rewarding and motivating career with work-life balance, continuing education, and career growth opportunities

     

    Job OpportunityDirector , Quality Management

    The Director of Quality Management has the responsibility of managing the Quality & Risk Program in the Kansas region.  This quality leader assists in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the Quality Management program that meets the identified needs of patients, people and partners. The Quality Management program will be developed according to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation (CoPs) regulations, Kansas State Regulations and Det Norske Veritas- Germanischer Lloyd (DNV-GL), accreditation agency and other evidence-based and/or professional organization recommendations.  The program will be evaluated in a continuous manner to ensure compliance with quality indicators outlined by professional standards and payor requirements.  Additional responsibilities will include the planning and implementation of policy development, regulatory survey preparation and coordination, staff education and development for quality.  The individual should be willing to be cross-trained in infection prevention and Risk Management with collaboration with the Home Office. Willing to cross-train others as necessary to other responsibilities within Clinical Operations Team, including nursing, regulatory, patient experience and different quality and patient safety initiatives to benefit patient and organizational outcomes. 

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions

    • Upholds the values and mission of the Tandem Hospital Partners family
    • Planning, assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating Quality Management Program
    • Identifying opportunities for improvement as needed in processes for continually improving patient and organizational outcomes
    • Expertise in Data/information management, protection, presentation and benchmarking
    • Support quality resources as entity expert and partner
    • Coaching staff on process improvement opportunities related to Quality Management
    • Ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently
    • Aggregating data related to Quality indicators
    • Reporting data as appropriate within the organization as scheduled and required
    • Serving as a resource to staff on matters related to Quality Management
    • Identifying facility needs as necessary to maintain a safe, effective environment for staff and patients
    • Other duties to benefit the organization as assigned

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Health-care related degree preferred, Master’s degree in healthcare field desirable
    • At least five years of experience in the healthcare environment
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in regulatory program management, DNV experience not required
    • CPHQ, Black Belt or other advanced healthcare certification desirable

     

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
    • Excellent understanding of the organization's goals and objectives
    • Ability to communicate positively and effectively with all levels of staff
    • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
    • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities
    • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
    • Strong customer service orientation
    • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
    • Ability to work with all levels of staff to define business requirements and goals, and to identify and resolve issues
    • Ability to foster effective relationships and build consensus through the all levels of leadership in the organization
    • Knowledge and ability to work on large-scale complex projects that include multiple strategic goals and multiple tactical tasks
    • Knowledge and ability of needs, goals, deliverables and interdependencies of other functional departments
    • Able to keep a positive attitude and problem solving stance in difficult circumstances
    • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
    • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to be extremely effective independently

    Location

    Kansas City, KS

     

    Travel Required

    May require travel to various work sites in Kansas City

     

    Eligibility Requirements

    If you are applying for a position in the United States, you must be at least 18 years of age, legally authorized to work in the United States, and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. TN, H1B status), now or in the future.

    The Company strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment.  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, Veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. 

     

    About THP

    THP partners with leading hospital systems across the U.S. to build and manage state-licensed, CMS-accredited, acute care hospitals. Tandem’s strong clinical, retail, and hospital industry experience establishes us as the preferred partner in this emerging industry segment with the most experienced, collaborative, values-driven leadership team in the space. By partnering with Tandem, hospitals are able to accommodate the growing demand for health care services, resulting in more convenient access to high quality, patient-centric emergency and inpatient care for the communities they serve

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