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Director of Quality Management (DQM) - RN - Full Time (FT) - Days in Conroe, TX at Cornerstone Healthcare Group

Date Posted: 12/2/2018

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Overview

Who We Are

Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading long term acute care hospital group (LTAC) committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service.  Cornerstone, with its recent merger of Solara Healthcare, is headquartered in Dallas and owns 18 hospitals in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Arizona, West Virginia and Oklahoma. 

Why Work for Us?

Our hospitals offer competitive compensation and benefits, but that is not why our employees come to work for us. As a Cornerstone employee, you are truly a valued contributor to our team. It is no wonder why our employees gave us high scores in both overall satisfaction and employee engagement in our latest Cornerstone Employee Partnership Survey.

Our Core Values are woven into the fabric of our culture and ingrained in our employees and how they perform their jobs every day. 

Responsibilities

The Director, Quality Management (DQM) is accountable for the development, management and coordination of the Hospital-Wide Performance Improvement and Safety Program to include Risk Management, Infection Control/Employee Health and Staff Education for the hospital with a patient population experiencing medically complex conditions, general medical-surgical conditions with rehabilitation and wound care needs.  

The Director, Quality Management (DQM) duties include:

  • Management of services delivered by the QM Department (Quality, PI, Infection Control, EOC Safety, Patient Safety, Regulatory and Accreditation Surveys) based on the hospital mission, vision and facility goals.
  • Identifying cost effective systems needed to support the business of the department relative to business trends, resource availability and change in customer groups and needs.
  • Establishes effective working relationships through collaboration and coordination of programs and processes with physicians and other hospital employees.
  •  Identifies and remedies operational problems while continuously searching for performance improvement of systems and operations.
  • Maintains effective communication.
  • Develops and recommends policies, procedures and/or programs and processes to improve or enhance the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of outcomes.
  • The fundamental components of the program include measuring performance through data collection, assessing current performance ad improving performance.
  • responsible for the coordination of the hospital’s accreditation, certification
    and licensure processes.
  • Supervises the Clinical Quality Coordinator, the Data Analyst(s), Infection Control Employee Health/Worker’s Compensation Nurse,and the Risk
    Manager/Compliance Officer/Patient Safety Officer.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience: 

  • Minimum of a RN or related healthcare related degree. 
  • Minimum five (5) years clinical experience in an acute-care facility, two (2) years management experience.
  • Two (2) years in Performance Improvement in acute care facility.  

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 

Current nursing license in good standing for state of employment.   Current certification in Healthcare Quality preferred.

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