Good Samaritan Hospital (GSH) is seeking a Vice President to strategically lead its Performance Improvement initiatives, department, and metrics.
Good Samaritan Hospital is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.
Leads in the development of pertinent performance improvement projects, policies, and metrics for the Hospital Departmental PI and Ambulatory Site PI and Clinical Medical Department PI programs.
Oversees and runs the Readmissions Reduction Committee, HAC Reduction Meeting, 5 Star Improvement Committee and Fresenius PI contractual metrics meeting.
Manages the review of all potential Hospital Acquired Conditions (HAC) from the Epic work queue in conjunction with Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) department.
Completes the Quality/Safety/Experience Executive dashboard for the CMO
Presents at the Quality Management Committee (QMC) of the CH Board.
Writes the Annual Performance Improvement Plan for the hospital.
Ensures the completion of the Leapfrog annual survey that includes Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) test in a live environment that includes multiple disciplines.
Represents GSH as appropriate to CH in areas of Performance Improvement.
Directs the overall functions of the PI department.
Directs and develops facility-wide PI initiatives and projects utilizing PDSA, Lean, and Six Sigma.
Utilizes conflict resolution and negotiating skills to ensure timely resolution of issues.
Serves as a resource person for staff, hospital personnel and physicians in the recommendation of performance improvement projects.
Educates and coaches department directors in process improvement methods to achieve gainful projects.
Investigates and keeps current with trends and innovations in performance improvement design
Establishes systems and structures designed to improve performance metrics.
Integrates data and information from peer review, regulatory agencies, patient safety and chart reviews as they relate to working with clinical departments to improve care.
Presents performance improvement materials at Medical Board and Performance Improvement committees.
Education: Master’s Degree and or 5 years of experience in a healthcare setting.
Licensure/Certification: NYS Licensed Health Care Professional. CPHQ and or CJCP strongly preferred.
10+ year’s increasingly responsible leadership experience in Healthcare administration, management or operations required.
Demonstrated ability to move issues to resolution required.
Demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels of staff in an effective and professional manner required.
At Catholic Health your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.
Catholic Health Services of Long Island (CHS) is an integrated health care delivery system with some of the region's finest health and human services agencies. CHS includes six hospitals, three skilled nursing facilities, a regional home nursing service, hospice and a multiservice, community-based agency for persons with special needs. Under the sponsorship of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, CHS serves hundreds of thousands of Long Islanders each year, providing care that extends from the beginning of life to helping people live their final years in comfort, grace and dignity. Learn more about CHS's commitment to quality and about the services offered.