The individual in this position is a key member of the hospital management team, provides leadership and oversight to the strategic development and implementation of the quality and patient safety programs (performance improvement, patient safety, and accreditation) with responsibility for planning, organizing, directing the managerial and operational activities of the infrastructure required to support these services.
The DCQI provides leadership in the promotion of a Culture of Safety, effective use of performance improvement methodologies and data integrity, validity and reliability. This position serves as the liaison with The Joint Commission, CMS and other pertinent regulatory agencies and oversees the organization s continuous survey readiness processes.
The DCQI works collaboratively with the Medical Staff to promote evidence-based quality and safety, patient-focused care aimed at optimal patient outcomes. The DCQI is responsible for ensuring the quality improvement goals are aligned and support organizational goals and priorities.
This individual s responsibilities include the following activities:
Responsible for leading the Quality / Performance Improvement activities across the hospital.
Integration of the Quality / Performance Improvement Program activities for the Medical and Hospital-wide Staff.
Data management and reporting for Quality / Performance Improvement initiatives.
Oversight of Quality / Performance Improvement department and staff.
Responsible for complying with all policies and procedures that pertain to HIPAA including the minimum necessary requirements for the DCQI position.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum: Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required, Master s Degree in Nursing preferred, or some other health related field.
Clinical and administrative practice.
Five (5) years experience in health care management and in the practice of Nursing in an acute care setting. Working knowledge of Quality Improvement Process and Joint Commission standards.
Registered Nurse - licensed in the State of Florida.
Field of Expertise: Quality Improvement, Utilization Management, Risk Management, Infection Prevention and Control, and Outcome Management
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About Delray Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.