Samaritan Health Services Director-Quality Resources in Newport, Oregon

Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital * PCH Quality Improvement

Newport, OR

Administrative/ Professional

1.0 (80 hrs/pp), Day,

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

  • Oversees the Quality Management program for the hospital, including departmental quality improvement or performance improvement activities. Supports medical staff monitoring and credentialing functions through various information gathering activities. Coordinates onsite surveys or investigations as directed by the CEO. Works collaboratively with Risk Management, Utilization Review, Infection Control and Compliance.

  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

  • The Quality Improvement team leads studies and projects to assess and improve the quality of patient care, safety and satisfaction. We build collaborative relationships towards health research with a focus on reducing health inequities and improving community/rural health.

  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in a health care related field or equivalent experience required. Master's degree preferred.

  • Five (5) years progressive health care experience required. Direct experience in quality assessment or related area preferred.

  • Three (3) years supervisory or managerial experience in a health care setting required.

  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) preferred.

  • Experience or training in the following required:

  • Clinical information systems, word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.

  • Statistical analysis and the problem solving process.

  • One (1) of the following required:

  • Current unencumbered Oregon licensure and/or applicable certification/registration as an RN, Pharmacist, Medical Technologist or Imaging Professional.

  • RHIA certification through the AHIMA.

  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Leadership - Inspires, motivates, and guides others toward accomplishing goals. Achieves desired results through effective people management.

  • Conflict resolution - Influences others to build consensus and gain cooperation. Proactively resolves conflicts in a positive and constructive manner.

  • Critical thinking – Identifies complex problems. Involves key parties, gathers pertinent data and considers various options in decision making process. Develops, evaluates and implements effective solutions.

  • Communication and team building – Leads effectively with excellent verbal and written communication. Delegates and initiates/manages cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Rarely (1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently (34 - 66% of the time)

Continually (67 – 100% of the time)

CLIMB - STAIRS

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0-20 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

BEND FORWARD at waist

KNEEL (on knees)

STAND

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

REACH - Upward

PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

PULL (0-20 pounds force)

SIT

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

REACH - Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

PINCH Fingers

GRASP Hand/Fist

None specified

Posted: 07/06/2018

Req #: 41485

Start Time: 0800 (8:00 am)

Weekend Required: None

Overtime Rule: Exempt

End Time: 1700 (5:00 pm)