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DIRECTOR QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY - UNC ROCKINGHAM

Job ID: AUD000IH
Location: Eden, NC
Facility/Division: UNC ROCKINGHAM
Status: Full-time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

The Director of Quality and Risk Management is responsible for the overall operation of the Quality Department and functions as the Patient Safety Officer. The Director is responsible for aligning performance improvement initiatives with the facility's strategic goals, mission, vision and values. The Director also develops, implements and monitors standard processes and procedures to meet or exceed established clinical quality indicators, patient safety goals and desired operational efficiency. Demonstrates knowledge of federal, state and DNV standards and regulations affecting quality, patient safety and performance improvement. The Director also plans, implements and oversees the Risk Management Program including, reporting, management of all liability claims/legal defense activities, and ensures adherence to all risk management guidelines. The Director is responsible for budgeting and staffing the department.

Qualifications

  • Requires Bachelor's degree in Nursing. 
  • Requires minimum of five (5) years of active nursing experience. 
  • Requires minimum of one (1) to two (2) years management experience. 
  • Current RN Licensure in North Carolina or compact state.
  • Prefer Master's degree. 
  • Prefer prior experience in performance improvement, risk management, and lean six sigma. 
This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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