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Job ID: 33246
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job
Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.
Responsible for overseeing and directing the management of measurement validity, data accuracy, patient safety, clinical best practices, regulatory initiatives, and data submissions. Leads efforts to promote cost savings with government incentives for pay-for-reporting funds at risk by proactively identifying areas for improvement, managing regulatory initiatives, quarterly CMS validations and projects, utilizing appropriate tools and techniques, analyzing and reporting key metrics, and communicating continuous improvement activities. Oversees training team members to accomplish the same. Promotes a culture of continuous improvement and adherence to regulatory and best practice initiatives.
1. Develops continuous improvement strategies by translating business objectives into actionable projects. Communicates and exemplifies the company’s continuous improvement philosophy, vision and expectations. Shares continuous improvement and regulatory best practices throughout the organization. Acts as a Continuous Improvement business partner to all departments and levels, challenging processes, proposing ideas and driving change. Acts as a change agent around continuous improvement opportunities, best practices, and regulatory initiatives. Develops employee training and development on regulatory concepts and best practice initiatives. Develops a regulatory and best practice culture throughout the location. Prepares regulatory savings budget and coordinates/executes actions to reach targets. Identifies quality improvement opportunities. Looks for opportunities to maximize efficiency and reduce waste. Designs and leads projects to implement continuous improvement actions and achieve future state. Tracks and executes cost reduction on process improvements and regulatory compliance. Leads organizational efforts in staying current with all pay for reporting programs, government regulations and improvement initiatives.
2. Leading Change - Leads people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Ensures that departmental goals match those of the organization and that resources are allocated to meet priorities. Provides an inclusive workplace that fosters the professional development of others, and facilitates cooperation and teamwork. Establishes an environment that creates incentives for, and eliminates barriers to, a team environment. Articulates common goals and communicates how individual roles contribute to team success.
3. Leading People - Proactively assesses the need for change and obtains resources to implement change initiatives. Communicates effectively and appropriately. Delegates responsibility, clarifies expectations, and holds others accountable for achieving results related to their area of responsibility, including all performance standards and expectations. Provides ongoing feedback and support. Treats everyone in a manner that demonstrates fairness and consistency. Serves as a role model by demonstrating commitment to innovation and continuous improvement in organizational performance. Recruits and reviews staff in the inpatient Hospital Quality Reporting, National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) and Cancer Registry programs.
4. Results Driven - Exceeds departmental and organizational goals and customer expectations. Makes decisions that produce high-quality results by applying knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. Understands the overall financial performance of the organization and applies financial concepts and practices to establish and maintain realistic budgets. Uses financial information to monitor overall financial status of operations. Responsible for inpatient Hospital Quality Reporting abstraction and submission to The Joint Commission and CMS, National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) abstraction and submission and Cancer Registry abstraction and submission.
● Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline.
● No licensure or certification required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Five (5) years of management experience in related field.
Legal Employer: STATE
Entity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: OQE Performance Improvement
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Work Schedule: Day Job
Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes
The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.
UNC Health is an equal opportunity employer. As such, UNC Health offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or political affiliation.